Our guide to Downderry & Whitsand Bay holidays

Did you know...HMS Scylla now forms an artificial reef in Whitsand Bay?

Whitsand Bay, in the south east of Cornwall, is recognisable for its lengthy sandy beaches and sweeping cliffs. With four miles of sheltered beaches running to Rame Head, and a rugged cliff-lined coast – Whitsand Bay holidays are perfect for those who love to enjoy the great outdoors. Nearby Downderry is a small, unassuming village with its own beach, which is a great base to explore this beautiful area. Whitsand Bay and Downderry holiday cottages offer a Cornish escape in picturesque surroundings.

Whitsand Bay is a great spot for fishing, and is popular with both sea and beach anglers. The Bay is also perfect for those who enjoy rambling, especially as the South West Coast Path runs through the bay connecting the Rame Peninsula and Looe. As well as the Coast Path, the Whitsand and Downderry area offers a variety of different walks.

Long Sands Beach

Long Sands Beach in Tregantle is a fantastic choice during a Whitsand Bay beach holiday, and it boasts all the picturesque qualities you’d expect from a Cornish beach. This beach connects to several more along Whitsand Bay, and together they form a sandy ribbon stretching to Rame Head. This beach is a great starting point for a walk, but check...

The Inn on the Shore

Another favourite with guests of Downderry accommodation, The Inn on the Shore combines all the charm of a country inn with beautiful sea views, and it’s literally right on the shore. The inn is tucked into the cliffs of Downderry, and its views start at one of Cornwall’s finest beaches and stretch right out across the sea. In addition to...
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