Best Beaches In Launceston, Cornwall

We've rounded up the best beaches in Launceston in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 57 Launceston beaches to pick from. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the beaches we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

Find your perfect day out

The Bar and Cove Vean

  • Isles of Scilly
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

The Bar and Cove Vean is a quiet, peaceful place even in the height of summer, this beach is on St Agnes, a short ferry trip from St Mary. Take the s...

Widemouth Bay

  • Bude
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

If you’re looking for a huge sandy beach in Cornwall, then Widemouth Bay is definitely the spot for you. It’s great for all sorts of seaside activiti...

Crackington Haven Beach

  • Crackington Haven
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Looking for a great lifeguarded cove? Crackington Haven beach in Cornwall offers lifeguarding during the summer, so the little ones will be able to f...

Boscastle Beach

  • Boscastle
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Discover Boscastle harbour beach in Cornwall, a sweet little harbour that’s perfect for a relaxing seaside day out.  Boscastle bay is set in a sweet...

Trebarwith Strand Beach

  • Delabole
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Discover Trebarwith Strand beach, a lovely sandy beach in Cornwall where the kids will find endless things to do. The best thing? It’s dog friendly a...

Tintagel Haven Beach and Merlins Cove

  • Tintagel
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Tintagel Haven beach and Merlin's cove are a delightful little beach and cove hidden away in Cornwall, and are perfect for an escape away from the cr...

Seaton Beach

  • Torpoint
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Head down to Seaton beach in Cornwall, a pebbled beach that the little ones will love exploring, with rock pools and even a little river, there’s loa...

Portwrinkle Beach

  • Torpoint
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

At Portwrinkle beach in Cornwall, you get not only one, but two fantastic beaches! Once you head down the steps to the shore, there’s Portwrinkle bea...

Millendreath Beach

  • Looe
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Fancy a day out at a quiet and remote sandy beach in Cornwall? Millendreath beach is a great find, and at low tide you’ll find a long, soft and sandy...

Port Isaac Beach

  • Port Isaac
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Port Isaac in Cornwall is an idyllic little cove that has everything you need for a great family day out. This pretty little fishing village is a gre...

Talland Bay Beach

  • Looe
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Taking a trip to Talland Bay means you get not one, but two lively sheltered beaches, Talland Sands and Rotterdam beach.  One is sandy and one is roc...

Polperro Beach

  • Looe
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Head down to Polperro beach in Cornwall, a gorgeous tiny sandy beach in a picturesque fishing village with white-washed cottages, it’s the perfect sp...

Lantic Bay

  • Fowey
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

If you’re an active family, Lantic Bay in Cornwall should definitely be on your list! With amazing views and a great seafront, it’ll create great mem...

Readymoney Cove Beach

  • Fowey
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Explore Readymoney Cove beach in Cornwall, a great sandy beach that’s sheltered by some cliffs, making it the perfect place for a splash about in the...

Polzeath Beach

  • Polzeath
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

This surfing hotspot is great for those looking for thrills, but Polzeath beach in Cornwall is a fantastic beach even for those not looking to ride t...

Polkerris Beach

  • Polkerris
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Explore the idyllic Polkerris beach in Cornwall, a fantastic sandy cove, that’s perfect to splash about in the water.  This little sandy cove is shel...

Daymer Bay

  • Trebetherick
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

If you’re looking for a quieter beach that’s a little bit off the beaten track, Daymer Bay in Cornwall is the one for you. Plus, it’s dog friendly al...

Padstow Beach

  • Padstow
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Discover the beautiful Padstow Beach in Cornwall, also known as St Georges Cove. Overlooking the Camel Estuary, it makes for a fantastic and delightf...

Constantine Bay

  • Padstow
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Constantine Bay is a deep sandy beach with a rocky reef for snorkelling and good waves for experienced surfers. There are toilets, stores and a surf...

Charlestown Beach

  • Charlestown
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Discover Charlestown beach in Cornwall, a delightful little sandy and shingle beach that little explorers will love.  The beach is perfect for bravin...

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