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Tregonhawke beach, Cornwall

Tregonhawke Beach runs east from the Rame View Cafe near Freathy to the western flank of Rame Head at Captain Blake’s Point near Polhawn Cove in the far southeast of Cornwall. At low water, the south west facing beach consists of a mile and a half of golden sand and rocks. The beach lies directly below the Whitsand Bay Battery and Military Road and the area southeast of Ninney Rock is more correctly known as Wiggle Beach.

There is RNLI Lifeguard cover from early May to the end of September.

It is advisable only to swim from this beach if the Lifeguards are on duty due to strong rip currents.

There can be quite good surfing under the right conditions but it is not really a snorkelling beach. Divers are common out in Whitsand Bay however.

There is a cafe at Tregonhawke and a restaurant on the coast road at

Wiggle. The nearest toilets are in Millbrook, about a mile and a half away along with pubs and shops.

Dogs are permitted all year round at Tregonhawke.


 Flora and Fauna

 Sandy beach

 Dogs permitted

 Lifeguard in summer


 Rescue equipment

 Good Surfing

OS Explorer Map 108: Lower Tamar Valley & Plymouth

OS Explorer Map 108: Lower Tamar Valley & Plymouth

This map is part of the Ordnance Survey's Explorer series designed to replace the old Pathfinder map series. At 1:25,000 scale this detailed map shows a host of attractions including gardens which are open to the public, nature reserves and country parks as well as all official footpaths, bridleways, roads and lanes. Other facilities covered include: camping and caravan sites, picnic areas and viewpoints, selected places of interest, rights of way information for England and Wales, National Trail and Recreational Path routes, and selected tourist information. The series is aimed mainly at the experienced map user but can be used by tourists and locals alike.

Local area

Local Accommodation


Cottage Holidays

There is a great choice of cottages for rent in the local area. Take a look at the beautiful cottages in Millbrook, Cawsand, Torpoint and St Germans.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:




arrowSt Blazey



Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:


	arrowRame Peninsula




Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Torpoint, Looe, Callington and Liskeard.

Nearby Attractions


There's plenty more to explore in this area, too! Find more attractions and things to do nearby:


	arrowMount Edgcumbe House and Country Park


	arrowAntony House


	arrowMary Newmans Cottage

	arrowElliotts Museum

	arrowPenewin Riding Stables

	arrowCotehele House and Gardens

	arrowCanoe Tamar


	arrowCinema by the Sea




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