Explore Cornwall via Webcam | Coronavirus | Holidays in Cornwall
At a time where it is difficult to travel freely and explore Cornwall due to Covid-19, explore Cornwall through livestream webcams from the safety of your own home! Take a look at some of the best live webcam streams across Cornwall. We’ll bring our favourite hotspots to you during this coronavirus pandemic.
Fistral beach is known for being one of the best surfing destinations across the world. It has a backdrop of high cliffs and golden sand dunes, leading on to a large beach that is 750 metres long. The beach is typically lifeguarded from the end of March until the end of September. It’s also dog friendly all year round.
St Ives is a beautiful seaside town with a number of stunning blue-flag rated beaches, including Carbis Bay, Porthmeor and Porthminster. Its location makes it extra special, as it is close to the western tip of Cornwall and the end of the Golf Stream, meaning that it has its own sub-tropical microclimate. Subtropical and exotic plants are able to grow outdoors in St Ives. Bananas have even been known to grow here!
Porthtowan beach was rated as a blue-flag beach in 2019. It’s a small coastal village on the north coast of Cornwall that is known for being an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It has a golden sandy beach and is also a popular surfing destination. It is generally lifeguarded from May until the end of September and it has a dog ban in place from Easter Sunday until the end of September between 10am and 6pm.
Gwithian beach is a large golden sandy beach that stretches across 3 miles, connecting Godrevy, Mexico Beach and Hayle Towans at low tide. It has a number of rock pools to explore, some of which you can also swim in. Its location also makes it great for surfing. This beach is typically lifeguarded from May until the end of September. It has a dog ban in place from 1stJuly to 31stAugust between 10am – 6pm, but dogs are allowed on the beach at any time outside of these dates.
Trevone Bay Beach is blue-flag awarded beach that is just two miles from Padstow. It is a sandy beach that is surrounded by cliffs, which are great for walking along as they have some spectacular views to Hawkers Cove. Trevone Bay is a popular beach amongst surfers, providing good waves at low to mid tide. It is usually lifeguarded from mid-May until the end of October. There is a dog ban in place from Easter until the end of September.
Mevagissey is a quaint fishing village in South Cornwall. It has narrow streets and a beautiful fishing harbour. It has some stunning coastal walks, such as the coastal walk from Mevagissey to Portmellon. You can also enjoy a leisurely 7-mile stroll from Gorran to Mevagissey, which has picturesque views along the way.
Bude is a seaside town in North Cornwall that was voted as Best UK Coastal Resort in the British Travel Awards in 2018. It has vast amounts of golden sandy beaches, backed by rugged cliffs. It’s known for being a fantastic surfing destination and it’s also a great walking location, whether you want to explore the beach, town or cliffs. It has a very unique natural attraction cut into the rock at Summerleaze Beach, the Bude Sea Pool. It’s great for those that want to take a relaxed dip when the sea is too rough for swimming.
Porth is a small seaside village located on the outskirts of Newquay. It has a large, flat golden sandy beach with safe bathing water. It’s generally lifeguarded from May to September and dogs are welcome on the beach, except for between May to September between 9am – 7pm, where a seasonal dog ban is in place.
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