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Plaidy Beach

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Plaidy Beach, Cornwall, PL13 1LF

Plaidy Beach in Cornwall

Plaidy Beach

If you're looking for a quiet and secluded spot to relax and unwind, Plaidy Beach in Looe is definitely worth a visit. This small hidden gem is known for its serene beauty and unspoiled nature.

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At low tide, Plaidy Beach is perfect for rockpooling, with plenty of fascinating marine creatures to discover.

Compared to its neighbour, East Looe Beach, Plaidy Beach is much quieter and less crowded. It is an ideal spot for those who prefer a more peaceful atmosphere.However, it's important to note that this beach has no facilities or parking. You will need to bring your own equipment and park your car nearby.

The nearby town of Looe is steeped in history and has been used as the fictional town of Shipton Abbott in the hit TV series Beyond Paradise, starring Kris Marshall and Sally Bretton.

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For those looking to explore more of the local coastline, Millendreath Beach is just 0.5km east of Plaidy Beach, and East Looe Beach is only 1km west. Both offer different experiences, with Millendreath being a sheltered, quieter cove and East Looe Beach being nearer to the town, with more facilities including showers.

If you're planning a trip to Plaidy Beach, we recommend downloading the free Tourist Information Map, which shows many of the beaches along this coastline. Click HERE to download. This easy-to-use map will help you plan your day and ensure that you don't miss out on any of the fantastic attractions in the area.

Overall, Plaidy Beach is a hidden gem that's definitely worth a visit if you're in the area. With its peaceful atmosphere, it's the perfect place to relax and enjoy the natural beauty of Cornwall.

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Looe Weather
South East Cornwall
10:14 am, April 15, 2024
temperature icon 10°C
broken clouds
Humidity 78 %
Pressure 1013 mb
Wind 28 mph
Wind Gust: 45 mph
Visibility: 0 km
Sunrise: 6:23 am
Sunset: 8:11 pm

Nearby Beaches

Distances shown are for those walking the South West Coast Path

Hannafore Beach (2.5km west)

East Looe Beach (1km west)

Millendreath Beach (0.5km east)

Seaton Beach (2km east)

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