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Lantic Bay

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A quiet sheltered cove with white sand. This really is a lovely beach but is always quiet as it is difficult to find with difficult access. There is a steep descent from the coast path which is unsuitable for wheelchairs. Surprisingly the beach gets a lot of day trippers during the summer as the road to Polruan passes within 500 metres. It also gets a lot of visiting boats.
Bathing can be hazardous due to rip currents
The surrounding area is National Trust.

Facilities

National Trust car park
Toilets, yes but some distance away from the beach.
Dogs - permitted
Lifeguard - No

Directions to Lantic Bay

4 miles from Polperro, and approaching via the A38 from Plymouth. At Trerulefoot turn left onto the A374. After approximately 1 mile turn right onto the A387 for Looe and keep on the A387 until Polperro. At Polperro turn right opposite the Crumplehorn Inn and follow the road to Lansallos. Immediately after Lansallos, turn left and then left again. The road forks in two. Take the right fork which leads to the first National Trust car park and toilets. After the car park take the second right. Shortly after this junction the second NT car park is on the right