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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Phillack Towans, Cornwall


  • Located in Hayle, Cornwall, South West England, England
  • 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 satellite imagery. You'll also see several small parking areas that you pass when walking the South West Coast Path around St Ives Bay
  • Follow the coast path north east to enter Upton Towans. Follow it south west to enter Mexico Towans
  • A towan is a sand dune. Click through to our St Ives Bay Towans (Gwithian to Hayle) listing to learn more about the dune system lining St Ives Bay
  • By James Penman

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Mexico Towans, Cornwall

Located in Hayle, Cornwall, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

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 m...

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St Ives Bay Towans (Gwithian to Hayle), Cornwall

Located in Gwithian, Cornwall, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

Towans are sand dunes. A huge sand dune system runs behind the beaches that line St Ives Bay. The main section of this sand dune system is located between Gwithian and Hayle. 'These dunes, with their long sandy beach, ha...

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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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Less than a mile 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 2.0 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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Manor House
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Approximately 2.2 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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