We can thank erosion for many a spectacular sight across Cornwall, and Bedruthan Steps has got to be one of its finest pieces of work.
One of the most famous Padstow attractions, Bedruthan Steps is a sight you won’t want to miss. Bedruthan Steps is one of the most striking sections of Cornwall’s north coast, as erosion has left foreboding chunks of volcanic rock scattered across the beach, and you’ll feel very small walking between them when the tide’s out.
The staircase leading from the cliffs has been reconstructed by the National Trust so you can walk down to the beach to look closely at the formations but take care as it’s possible to become cut off by the tide on this beach.
We wouldn’t recommend that visitors swim at this beach as the strong currents make entering the water risky, but if you fancy a dip Mawgan Porth nearby is a good spot. Bedruthan Steps is one of those spots that always look stunning, come rain, shine or storm, and it’s one of the most recognised Cornwall landmarks.
Just make sure you remember to take your camera along as you’ll want to capture the sight forever.