Whitsand Bay

This 3-mile-long sandy beach is a hit with families, resting within a stone’s throw of the wonderful resort of Looe.

Take yourself out for a jog, or perhaps get the blood pumping with surfing and diving also being popular activities.

Image Credits: Lee GardnerCC BY 2.0; Lee GardnerCC BY 2.0; Richard SzwejkowskiCC BY-SA 2.0; NickCC BY 2.0



Useful Information

Dog Friendly


  • Seasonal lifeguard cover
  • Access to Whitsand Bay is down steep cliff paths
  • Tregantle Fort is still in military use, access is prohibited when red flags are flying
  • Dogs welcome year-round

Sykes Cottages has made every attempt to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the information provided on this website. However, the information is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind. Sykes Cottages does not accept any responsibility or liability for the accuracy, content, completeness, legality, or reliability of the information contained on this website.

  • Car park at either end
  • Car park near Tregantle Fort offers the easiest access
  • Tregantle Fort is still in military use, access is prohibited when red flags are flying
  • Currents on the bay can be strong, making swimming a potential danger


Walking Icon


Swimming Icon


Weather & Tide


Local Tide Times

Location 'looe' was not found

activityarrow_downarrow_leftsmall-rightarrow-top-rightbikeguidescamerachild-friendlycircularclockCottagecrossdangerdestinationpindownloaddropdown-arrowemailFamilyfinish-flagflagfloraflowergroupHeartinfo-altdidyouknowInspirationlinearlocationmap-pinmapparkingpawphonerulersearchshare Facebook Google Plus Instagram LinkedIn Pinterest Twitter YouTube ui-24px-glyph-2_grid-45popularsun-cloudtexturef-check-glyph-16toggleVideoWalkingwheelchair