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Carlyon Bay Beach

Pop-up paradise atCarlyon Bay Beach

Carlyon Bay Beach undergoes a breathtaking transformation as the sunnier months arrive, becoming an irresistible hotspot for St Austell. With its golden sands stretching along the Cornish coast, Carlyon Bay comes alive with both locals and tourists alike.

During this time, the beach is dotted with an array of pop-up stalls offering everything from a Cornish pasty to artisanal crafts, infusing the area with a sense of bustling activity and community spirit. Whether it's sampling local delicacies, soaking up the sun, or simply taking in the picturesque scenery, a visit to Carlyon Bay Beach is a must-visit experience for anyone exploring St Austell.


Keep an eye out for

Waverunner Safaris

10% off equipment hire when you stay with us

For those looking for something more energetic, we can arrange for a 10% discount at Cornwall Waverunner Safaris just a 5-minute walk from the hotel’s front door at Carlyon Bay Beach. Offering hire for Stand Up Paddleboards, Kayaks and for the adrenaline junkies Jet-Skis.

Manor Made

Manor Made Cornwall is a chic cake shed, specialising in homemade cream teas (with jam served first, as tradition dictates in Cornwall), delectable waffles, savoury sausage rolls, freshly baked treats, and artisanal coffee.

Shoreside Bar

The Shoreside Bar, proudly sponsored by Sharp's Brewery and Southwestern Distillery's Tarquin's Gin, offers an extensive selection of premium beverages sourced from the finest local suppliers. So take your pick of tipple as you enjoy a drink alongside the sea.

Mussel Shoal

At The Mussel Shoal, indulge in French bistro-style cuisine right on the beach, featuring a delightful array of dishes such as mussels, chowder, squid, and a daily special showcasing fresh, locally sourced, seasonal seafood.

Jasper's Kitchen

Jasper's Kitchen is renowned for its artisanal, stone-baked pizzas and gourmet burgers, all freshly prepared and perfect for beachside enjoyment. With options catering to vegans and those with gluten sensitivities, everyone can savour the delicious offerings.

Callestick Farm

Callestick Farm utilises milk from their own dairy herd to craft a creamy base for their irresistible range of ice cream flavours, spanning from classic salted caramel to innovative choices like rhubarb and bubble gum.

Ogy1 Pasty Shop

Indulge in the delectable taste of Cornwall's finest hand-made pasties, freshly baked and served with love at Ogy1 Pasty Shop, conveniently located by the beach. 

Carlyon Bay beach Shop

At Carlyon Bay Beach Shop, you'll find a diverse array of beach essentials, stylish homeware gifts, and even the convenience of deckchair hire, ensuring you have everything you need for a perfect day by the sea.

Crinnis Crib Hut

At The Crinnis Crib Hut, delight in hand-crafted, made-to-order sandwiches, wraps, baguettes, salad boxes, and baked potatoes, all prepared with care and attention to detail. Additionally, guests can conveniently pre-order picnics and packed lunches via direct message for an effortless seaside dining experience.

The Cornish Kitchen

The Cornish Kitchen stands as a premium delicatessen and bakery, committed to offering and crafting the most exquisite Cornish delights for cooking, dining, and entertaining.

Shoreside Bar Live Entertainment

Shoreside invites you to indulge in live, local musical performances every weekend from May to September. Experience the vibrant atmosphere with stages set up both in the bar and within their newly erected stretch tent.

Elm Yoga

Join us in welcoming the sun as you soak in the breathtaking panoramas of Carlyon Bay's trio of beaches. Yoga sessions take place every Saturday at 10am. Admission is £10 per person, and attendees are required to bring their own yoga mats.

Book a stay

Experience St Austell in a whole new light with a stay at The Carlyon Bay Hotel. Delve into the surrounding area while indulging in the complimentary use of our facilities, ensuring a truly unforgettable getaway. Enjoy a daily round of golf on our prestigious championship golf course, allowing you to perfect your swing amidst stunning coastal views. Unwind and rejuvenate at our AA recommended spa facilities, where relaxation and pampering await you. Whether you're exploring the picturesque landscapes or immersing yourself in leisurely activities, The Carlyon Bay Hotel offers a luxurious retreat for your next adventure.

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