Epphaven Cove

Restricted dog accessDesignated Area of Outstanding Natural BeautyOff the beaten track

Epphaven Cove is home to a sheltered beach of sand and rock near Padstow in north Cornwall. The cove’s small, north facing beach is accessible only at low tide. The impressive Trevan Point towers above the beach.


Epphaven Cove

The neighbouring beach of Lundy Bay can be reached at low tide. Port Quin beach is approximately 1 mile to the north and the popular surfing beach of Polzeath is approximately 2 miles to the west. Both beaches can be reached on foot via the South West Coast Path, walkers along which will be rewarded with stunning coastal views.

Self catering holiday accommodation is available in several towns and villages within easy travelling distance of Epphaven Cove, including holiday cottages in Polzeath, Rock (3 miles by road), Port Isaac (5 miles), Wadebridge (6 miles) and Padstow (14 miles).

There are no facilities by the beach. The landscape is rugged, making access difficult for the less able-bodied. There is restricted access for dogs on the beach from Easter to October.


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