• Dog friendly beach
  • Parking facilities, public toilets
  • cliff-top gardens, pub
  • restaurant and local shop.
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Description:  A small, narrow beach backed by cliffs that is located 2 miles east of Seaton in coastal town of same name.  Popular with visiting families during summer season.  Far reaching sea views available from a cliff-top garden.   Not suitable for surfing or water sports.

Amenities:  Parking facilities, public toilets, cliff-top gardens, pub, restaurant and local shop.

Dogs:  Dog friendly beach.

Lifeguard service:  No lifeguards operate on this beach.  Public rescue equipment sited at beach access points.

Beach ownership:  Cornwall Council.

Cleansing:  Manual.  Daily litter picks and emptying of bins in season.

You can view bathing water quality results for Downderry on the Environment Agency website.


“This is a fantastic beach for a really good dog romp! If you can, time it for when the tide is out - dark coloured sand and shingle beach with rocky pools and outcrops to explore, and pebbly above high tide. A feast of a pub above, overlooking the sea, and very dog friendly in the bar area.”

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