Carbis Bay - Porth Kidney Beach

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Firstaid, Shops, Pub, Restaurant, Cafe, Picnic, Pedalo, Pier, Disability, Toilets


Fishing, Surfing, Swimming, Canoeing, Canoeing

Nature and Wildlife

There are public rights of way across the golf course. Cycle routes via back roads from Carbis Bay. Walks to St. Ives or Hayle via coastal footpaths.


Paid Parking Zones /

Water Quality


Lifeguard information


Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned daily by the lifeguard service for the Council. Dogs are allowed on the beach but dog litter bins are not provided.

Beach Awards and Information

Blue Flag Beach
Marine Conservation Society Recommended

ST IVES TIC The Guildhall. Street-an-Pol. St Ives. Cornwall. TR26 2DS Tel: +44 (0) 1736 796297

How to find Carbis Bay - Porth Kidney Beach

Cornwall / St Ives

If you are travelling by car. make your way to Lelant and then follow the signs to Lelant church. Access is via a footpath across West Cornwall Golf Club land. Care needs to be taken to stay on the paths to avoid being hit by golf balls.

The nearest train station is Lelant Saltings. The nearest bus stop is on the main road to St. Ives in Lelant Village itself. Bus route 501 516

We use a simple colour coded key to display the amount of cottages nearby, the below shows the three different colours and the number range for each one from green through to red.

  • 1-10 1-10
  • 11-99 11-99
  • 100+ 100 +
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