Crackington Haven Beach

Only a few minutes walk from our properties Thatchways, Dingley Dell, Penkenna Beach Barn, Old Cottage, Lower Hillcott & Hazeldene.

Crackington Haven is a lovely shingle cove dominated by majestic cliffs and offering a stretch of golden sand along with many rock pools when the tide is out. Suitable for swimming and surfing the water quality is routinely checked. Dogs are welcome on this beach except between Easter Sunday and 30 September when a seasonal dog ban is in place.
There is a pay & display car park at the beach & toilets

Surf hire is available at Cabin Café:
Here you will also find a huge range of beach toys for sale, along with tide timetables, local walking information and anything else you may have forgotten to pack before coming to the beach!
Hire of wetsuits, body boards and long boards are available predominantly from Easter to October but they are also available in the winter months if you are brave enough! Remember, every hire is subject to a deposit.
The Cabin Cafe and the Haven Cafe are Crackington’s two beach cafes, best known for their coffee, full English breakfast, soup & salad lunches, delicious homemade pasties and local ice cream.
Coombe Barton Inn offers excellent home cooked food and real ales. The views out to sea are stunning!

Surfing Info: Usually smaller (2ft) than Widemouth, so good on big days. Rights and lefts peeling into the rip. Waves can be steep at low tide (closeout) or spilling at mid tide, breaking on reef or sand. Suitable for beginners through to experienced surfers taking account of dangerous rocks left and right, experienced surfers can use river to enter water. Tides: Surfable at Mid tide only. Wind: E/SE offshore.

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