Tolcarne Beach

Tolcarne Beach courtesy of Venus Cafe
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Tolcarne Beach courtesy of Venus Cafe

Tolcarne is an ideal beach if you are looking for organised activities and beach hire with plenty of amenities, not forgetting Venus Cafe on the beach’s edge.

Ken Langmaid, a Newquay born resident wrote in the 1960’s of this beach:

Tolcarne is privately owned and highly organised on business lines. What has Tolcarne got to offer? Safe access for

Venus Cafe, Tolcarne Newquay
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Venus Cafe, Tolcarne Newquay

pedestrians either by steps or by a sloping roadway; tier upon tier of lock up huts and beach tents with sunbathing platforms; cafe, shop, beach trays, surf board hire; a big beach of dry sand above high tide mark,; some moderately high cliffs with a cave or two; firm sand at low tide; and lastly of course the sea in all its glory. Tolcarne always used to strike me as being a fashionable beach and probably still is. It is extremely popular and deservedly so.

Family at Tolcarne Beach, photo courtesy of Venus Cafe
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Family at Tolcarne Beach, photo courtesy of Venus Cafe