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Beautiful beach

Decided to take a trip to this white sandy beach whilst travelling through Cornwall. Gorgeous... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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Childhood Memories

I wanted to show my husband a childhood haunt of mine as I used to come here as a child with my... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Derby, United Kingdom
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“dog walkers”(6 reviews)
“sand dunes”(4 reviews)
“large expanse”(2 reviews)
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Par, St Austell, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to take a trip to this white sandy beach whilst travelling through Cornwall. Gorgeous. Just lacking in facilities, like a good toilet block and maybe a little cafe. But beautiful anyway!

Thank Mollydog2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended this beach by a local who says it was known as 'Parbados' He was having a laugh. Fair enough , it was a large expanse of sand, but with a view of the docks and china clay works, not the most attractive...More

2  Thank Awayaday
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wanted to show my husband a childhood haunt of mine as I used to come here as a child with my cousins here and it was just as I remember it. The beach was filled of all different age groups along with being a...More

Thank ZaZa210684
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Space by the bucket full, a beautiful beach and dog friendly. A market in Par very close is good also a kids world play park great fun.

Thank Pat I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Par Sands Beach offers a large sandy beach with a car park but no other facilities or life guard cover. It's a shallow entryin the sea where you can go for some distance without it being too deep. As noted in other reviews there is...More

Thank ozzyfozz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely beach but no facilities or lifeguards so if you need these extras it might not be the beach for you! One thing to note is that you drive to Par Sands Beach Holidays to access this beach. The car park branches off to the...More

2  Thank Wannabetravellers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely - albeit small - beach where fields lead down to the sea edge. You can hear larks over the dunes and can find beautiful little pink bivalve shells at the margin of the tide. The sand actually sparkles! Well worth a walk on...More

1  Thank amabush
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here because dogs are allowed all year round. It’s a nice stretch of beach with cliffs at one end but ugly industrial site at the other. Lots of dog walkers use this beach so be aware if you don’t like dogs! There are...More

Thank Jo L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this beach as it is advertised as a dog friendly beach. First impressions very scruffy untidy lacking general cleanliness. We had our dog with us who enjoyed the water and we looked after her . Our observations was that there were many people who...More

Thank lewielufc
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's a nice long stretch of beach, with plenty of sand....and unfortunately lots of sea weed which when drying out let's quite a pong off! It was the nearest beach that was accessible for dogs and there were quite a few on the beach. In...More

Thank Paul F
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Jane F
11 June 2018|
Response from Alistair S |
About 4 miles
Jane F
11 June 2018|
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Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
The route by road, B 3082, is about 3.9 miles and would take about 10 minutes. There are several walks, the costal path and via Polkerris. This walk is beautiful with the sea on your right but is a bit “ up and down... More
Joan P
6 February 2018|
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Response from JOHN S | Reviewed this property |
From station there's a path that gets you to the beach in 30 mins 1.5miles, it uses the national cycle rout no 2 from station then turn right at street and follow moorland road to the main road, (Par Green) , turn left for... More