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Godrevy Head, Hayle

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Soak in the beauty of Cornish nature, admire the sea views, and--if you're up for it--experience the thrill of one the UK's best surfing destinations at Godrevy Head. The scenic peninsula, renowned for its unspoiled natural surroundings, supports a wealth of plant and animal life. Nestled below towering cliffs, the beaches here are a heaven for surfers, while seals and dolphins frequent the surrounding waters. To get a good look at these visitors, it's a good idea to bring a pair of binoculars. The wind can blow strong here, so make sure to bring a jacket or some other warm item of clothing. Put Godrevy Head into our Hayle road trip tool to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Hayle.
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  • Not many beaches have little or no rubbish but this one did - presumably it's been cleaned by caring locals. Lovely open expanse of sand. Full car park in March with cafe already full so wouldn't drea...  more »
  • It's always busy in the car parks but later afternoon is a good time to visit. The views across to the lighthouse are amazing & some of the coves at the bottom of the cliffs have seals basking in them...  more »
  • Really lovely walk, seals are settled in the cove below. Short walk around the head is perfect for more elderly walkers. Toilet available, great views of the lighthouse. Nice to drop down onto one of ...  more »

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