A small village in the north of Cornwall in the parish of St Merryn just a few miles from Mawgan Porth.

Accessed by turning left just before St Merryn ( look for the sign that says "Surf Shop" ) this beach has a small car park at Constantine Bay but and there is a larger car park at Treyamon Bay, ( also dog friendly) where there are toilets as well.

Constantine Beach
Constantine Bay (Sarah Charlesworth) / CC BY-SA 2.0

Dog on Constantine beachThis Atlantic coast gets some of the biggest wavesinEngland that create a craggy and rouged landscape and help shape thelarge shallow sandy beaches for exploring , including rock pools, dunes and sensational views of the surrounding area.

Family and their dog on Constantin beachAt low tide the sand connects Constanine Bay beach with the nearby Booby's bay, giving a crescent stretch of over a half mile of golden sand. When high tide comes the waves move in and it becomes a shelving beach with Booby's Beach only be reached by a path near the golf course. Swimming is inadvisable without a lifeguard present due to the serious "rips".

This area of the coast is the most beautiful in the world so if you are looking for interesting and spectacular walks for you and

Dog on the beach by the seayour adored canine friend, Constantine Bay - with dog-friendly Boobys Bay & Treyarnon Bay nearby - should definitely be on your list.

Take a mile stroll on the road across the golf course to the village of Harlyn and from there you can walk the four miles or so of stunning clifftops of the South West Coastal Path back to Constantine.

Places to eat

Farmers Arms

St Merryn

Group of Friends enjoying a drinkThe pub is in the local village just a few miles away on the main road into Constantine.

There is regular entertainment that gives the Farmers Arms a lively atmosphere which you are sure to enjoy. The new decking area is the perfect place to for the family to have a meal which will have been cooked to perfection along with a pint of ale brewed in the area.



Cornish Arms

St Merryn

Couple eating good food and drinking wineRick Stein is behind this pub so the food is the best of what is British.

When the pub was refurbished the menu was as well. There is experienced head chief who has been working with Rick for over 10 years, so the food is spectacular. Being under the St Austell brewery has is perks, with a range of the fines cask ales produced in Cornwall, you are sure to have a taste of real county.


Harlin Bay

Old friends having a pintThis Inn has two bars, a restaurant and the every one of all ages is welcome. The food is locally produced for quality, serving a range of food from a light bar snack to a carvery. The drinks menu includes ales and ciders from local sellers and along with the live music at weekends, which with hot weather is performed out side create a very fun atmosphere