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Carnewas and Bedruthan Steps

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Address: Bedruthan, St Eval PL27 7UW, England
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Large car park free to National Trust members. Small tea room gets really busy, gift shop and ice cream kiosk. Take a walk out into the cliffs and South West Coast Path and you... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Large car park free to National Trust members. Small tea room gets really busy, gift shop and ice cream kiosk. Take a walk out into the cliffs and South West Coast Path and you see some spectacular coastline. Go right to get to the viewing platform and 120 very steep steps down to a beautiful beach accessible at low tide.... More 

Thank 59gromit
Looe, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

An amazing place! We walked a roughly 5 mile circular route which started at Carnewas car park, followed the coast path to Porth Mear and crossed back over farm land to Pentire steps and back along the rest of the coast path to the car park. The route is described on the national trust website. The path is steep at... More 

Thank Sylverwytche
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What more can I say, this area is so beautiful. Easy to park in the National Trust Car park, a lovely walk down to Bedruthan beach. Not to be attempted if not on Good health as lots of steps and hill to get back. The beach was beautiful and spent lots of time climbing rocks and exploring caves and rock... More 

Thank Jaykayem96
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a fantastic location. With cliff walks and superb views. If you fancy a walk down some very steep steps(around 110) then this will gain access to the beach but its not for the feint hearted. Great little cafe and a national trust carpark.

Thank Philip B
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I put it as a "must" visit if you are in the area for the first time. We went in the morning with low tide and it was fascinating walking in the beach through the rocks. We went again a different day in the afternoon to see the difference with the high tide. Amazing

Thank TTTeeexxx
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19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on Easter Sunday and it was beautiful. Kids didn't fancy the walk down and back but it was worth it. Only issue was the tea room. Really really busy with long queues so we went to the ice cream window for restorative ice cream and coffee but the person had already cleaned the coffee equipment and wasn't prepared... More 

Thank John V
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The kids absolutely loved descending the steep steps to the beach and then discovering new beaches as the tide receded. A great spot for a picnic and then harvest some muscles for supper! Be warned. Access to the steps in tide dependant.

Thank Simon F
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67 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the main entrance, there's free parking if you're in the NT, and a great café next to it. I've eaten there a few times, and always enjoyed it. Mid range sort of prices. At peak times it can get really busy. It's best to go down to the beach before you hit the café though ! I find it... More 

Thank appyness
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good coffee is served here and the bacon rolls are excellent. Free parking if you are a National Trust member and you can leave your car in the park and enjoy a great cliff top walk after coffee. This is a dog friendly café.

Thank MikeSmith2014
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38 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Despite many visits to Cornwall the north coast was our least visited area of the county. A stay in Port Isaac gave us a chance to take in Bedruthan Steps for the first time - and wow, just wow! An instant entry into my Cornwall top 5 - what a simply stunning place. It should be pointed out that this... More 

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