Mevagissey harbour  Visiting Cornwall Logo - background is part of Bodmin Moor as seen from Jamaica Inn at Altarnun. The road in the picture is the main A30 through Cornwall. Eden Project near St Austell 


Samphire Rock, in the centre, separates The Strangles from Little Strand to the north

The Strangles is a large shingle and sand beach which is usually quiet due to the difficult climb down to the beach from the cliffs some 700 feet above.
Reputed to a place where Thomas Hardy courted his first wife Emma.

About a mile south west of Crackington Haven. The climb down to The Strangles beach is difficult and slippery. Little Strand is 100 yards north of, and only accessible from, The Strangles at low tide.

Swimming & Surfing
See Surf Guide

There are no facilities other than parking.

A layby car park which is extended into a field on busy days

Dog Friendly
Dogs allowed all year but access is not particularly suitable for dogs.

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