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Sand dunes, surfers and Bessy’s Cove

Visit Praa Sands

Praa Sands is a mecca for surfers and a paradise for families. The small Cornish village overlooks the expansive sandy beach and is backed by beautiful sand dunes. It is perfect for building sandcastles, splashing around in the shallows or paddling ‘out back’ for some serious wave-age. Watch all the goings-on from one of the many cafes, take a saunter around the shops or go and scout in the rockpools of Bessy’s Cove.  

Praa Sands Cottages

With panoramic views and bountiful wildlife to spot, the accommodation and holiday cottages in Praa Sands are second to none. A stay here will simply leave you coming back for more, year upon year.

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West Cornwall Cottages

When it comes to West Cornwall holiday accommodation, our selection of self-catering cottages offers plenty of choice. From family-friendly to romantic properties, find your home-from-home with us.

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Wildlife watching in Cornwall

With miles upon miles of unspoilt coastline and range of diverse habitats, Cornwall is one of the best places in the British Isles to see marine mammals, sharks and seabirds from the land and sea. But with dozens of places around Cornwall’s coast where you can spot wildlife in action, where are the best locations to get up close and personal with the giants from the deep, or the best time of year to go birdwatching or seal spotting?

A local’s guide to St Ives

St Ives in West Cornwall is a beautiful cultural hub that draws artists and families alike to its sandy shores. The famous Tate Gallery sits in the centre and is surrounded by cafes and eateries sit behind the beaches.

A sandy sanctuary

Praa Sands is the perfect place in which to base your holiday. A expanse of soft sand is laced with sand dunes and The Sandbar Cafe sits temptingly, with a balcony that overlooks the beach. The shoreline is lapped by shallow water, but as you get deeper, the waves become larger and at certain times of the year, are classy, glassy and big! Always check the weather, tide times and the local surf report as it is one of North Cornwall’s premier surfing beaches, but there is room for all.

Out of the water, there are many cafes, bars and shops and coastal walks in all directions. The beach is dog-friendly all winter and in the summer after 7pm. There are several pubs in the village, including The Coach and Horses with locally-sourced food that is said to be the ‘best pub food in Cornwall’.

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