Lundy Bay is a beautiful secluded cove nestled on the North Cornish coast, just a short distance from the popular surfing beach of Polzeath. This hidden gem offers visitors a peaceful retreat away from the crowds, with stunning coastal views and a beach that is more pebbles than sand. Despite being quieter than its neighbors, Lundy Bay has plenty to offer visitors. The beach is a great spot for picnics, rock pooling and exploring the coastal caves. There are also some great coastal walks in the area, with the South West Coast Path offering some of the most spectacular views in Cornwall.
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For those seeking an even quieter experience, charming Port Quin is just 1.5km to the east. This tiny hamlet is almost untouched by tourism and provides visitors with a glimpse of traditional Cornish life. The hamlet is also the starting point for some fantastic coastal walks, including the breathtaking cliff-top trail to Port Isaac.
To the west of Lundy Bay is Polzeath, a premier surf beach with fantastic waves that attract surfers from all over the world. The long, sandy beach is perfect for sunbathing and swimming, and there are plenty of amenities and facilities at this vibrant coastal spot. The coast path walk from Lundy to Polzeath is approximately 7km and offers some magnificent views.
In summary, Lundy Bay is the perfect spot for those seeking a peaceful retreat away from the crowds, with plenty of opportunities for beachcombing, exploring and hiking. With Polzeath to the west and Port Quin to the east, visitors can also easily access other popular destinations on the North Cornish coast.
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Distances shown are for those walking the South West Coast Path
Port Isaac Beach (6.5km east)
Port Quin Beach (1.5km east)
Polzeath Beach (7km west)
Daymer Bay (9km south)