Discover places to stay in and around Hayle, Cornwall. Hayle is part of the UNESCO Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape World Heritage Site. Explore the magnificent St Ives Bay and the Penwith Peninsula on which you'll find Land's End and Sennen Cove Beach.
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Mexico Towans, Cornwall


  • Located in Hayle, Cornwall, South West England, England
  • Stand above the RNLI lifeguard station at Mexico Towans and you'll enjoy huge views along the low tide sweep of sand that runs north east to Gwithian Beach, Godrevy and Godrevy Island and Lighthouse. We've positioned a marker by this RNLI lifeguard station on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. There's access down to the beach from Mexico Towans. Walk south west on the coast path for Black Cliff and Hayle Towans. Walk north east past Beachside Leisure Park to get to Phillack Towans. There's another RNLI lifeguard station by Beachside Leisure Park with easy access to the beach and sea
  • A towan is a sand dune. See our St Ives Bay Towans (Gwithian to Hayle) listing for general information on the dune system that lines St Ives Bay
  • Browse the images in the 'Photo Gallery' to see the views, beach and towans
  • By James Penman

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Mexico Towans, Cornwall


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Hayle Beach, Cornwall

Located in Hayle, Cornwall, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

Hayle Beach is a huge stretch of low tide blond sand in the centre of St Ives Bay. The Hayle Estuary separates Hayle Beach from another massive beach to the west called Porth Kidney Sands. At low tide, Hayle Beach curls...

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Riviere Towans, Cornwall

Located in Hayle, Cornwall, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

Towans are sand dunes. A vast system of sand dunes runs behind the beaches that line St Ives Bay. Riviere Towans is a strip of sand dunes by Hayle. Mexico Towans are east of Riviere Towans. Hayle Towans are to the west....

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Phillack Towans, Cornwall

Located in Hayle, Cornwall, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

Phillack Towans run pretty much between Beachside Leisure Park and St Ives Bay Holiday Park. There are plenty of sandy tracks leading down from the dunes to the beach and sea. These tracks are clearly visible on Google's...

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Approximately 1.0 miles away.

Rates: 19 - 55 Per Night

At Travelodge, we provide the essentials for a comfortable night's sleep whether you're on the road for business, enjoying a city break with friends or family or you just need a bed for the night....

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Approximately 1.5 miles away.

Total Bedrooms: 4; Maximum Occupants: 8; Rates: 1,079 - 2,619 Per Week

A large detached property overlooking the beautiful Carbis Bay on the outskirts of St Ives. It benefits from two amazing balconies and a patio area all over looking the golden beach and out to sea....

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Approximately 1.9 miles away.

Rates: 801 - 1,796 Per Week

Beautiful expanses of sands at both Hayle Towans and Carbis Bay are within 3 miles of this charming old manor house full of character and boasting many original features in its spacious interior. Enjoying its own garden...

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