Crackington Haven

Crackington Haven beach near Bude, Cornwall

Crackington Haven boasts a west-facing, rocky beach in a scenic cove dominated by high cliffs. Low tide reveals a stretch of sand dotted with rock pools to explore. Crackington Haven is a beach popular with both families and all levels of surfers.


Beach at Crackington Haven, CornwallCrackington Haven lies in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, approximately 7 miles north of Boscastle and 10 miles to the south of Bude. The South West Coast Path provides walking access to nearby beaches such as The Strangles and Widemouth Bay, and offers splendid coastal views.

Holiday cottages in Crackington Haven provide self catering accommodation to holiday makers. Nearby towns such as Boscastle, Tintagel and Widemouth Bay also offer a range of self catering holiday accommodation.

A large car park is situated by the beach. Access to the beach is easy and disabled facilities are provided. Facilities include cafés, shop, toilets, pub and surf hire. Lifeguards patrol the beach in peak summer months only. Dogs are not permitted on Crackington Haven beach from Easter to October. Guide dogs are permitted year-round.

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  1. Cabin Cafe

    We are a unique family run Cafe / Shop set at the heart of Crackington haven. Crackington Haven is an historical Cornish cove sandwiched amongst the dramatic coastline of North Cornwall. It’s picturesque parish with loads to offer, comprising of small lanes winding through acres of un spoilt countryside, farmed cliff tops, small hamlets, ancient forests and of course the beautiful beach with the spectacular North Coast Surf. So whether you are a hiker, biker, surfer, sand castle builder you’re craving for a cream tea or you just want to admire the spectacular views from our forecourt and have a gossip we will be here entertaining everyday throughout the year. –

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