eBike Hire routes along the north coast beaches of Cornwall
eBike Hire routes along the north coast beaches of Cornwall

NORTH COAST BEACHES

Discover 6 of Cornwall’s Stunning North Coast Beaches on this recommended Go eBike cycle trail. Including Gwithian, Porthtowan and St Agnes.

Starting at Gwithian Beach, Cornwall’s famous 3 miles of golden sands. The moderate graded 30-mile round trip will take you along a stretch of Cornwall’s north coast. The route will take you through a protected area of natural beauty, which is one of Cornwall’s world heritage sites. Finishing at the thriving fishing village of St Agnes, where you can enjoy refreshments at the Driftwood Spars.

On the way back enjoy the relaxing downhill ride into Chapel Porth, where you can taste the famous ‘Hedgehog Ice cream’. When you’re ready to set-off rest assured your eBike will make light work of the steep hills, whilst you enjoy the Atlantic views.

ROUTE AT A GLANCE

34 Miles

4-6 Hours

Route Map

Things to See

Gwithian Towans beach, Cornwall

Gwithian Beach

Cornwall's longest beach, 3 miles of unbroken golden sands, very popular with surfers.

Godrevy Lighthouse, Cornwall

Godrevy Lighthouse

Built in 1958, inspiration behind the Virginia Woolfe novel 'The Lighthouse'.

Portreath Beach, Cornwall

Portreath Beach

A sandy with shingle beach, popular with families and for surfing.

Porthtowan Beach, Cornwall

Porthtowan Beach

A Blue Flag beach that sits at the foot of high cliffs on the north coast of Cornwall.

Chapel Porth Beach, Cornwall

Chapel Porth Beach

A hidden sandy beach nestled between two headlands. Excellent facilities including cafes and lifeguards.

St Agnes Beach, Cornwall

St Agnes Beach

A lovely sandy beach backed with tall granite cliffs. Very popular locations to watch surfing during stormy conditions.

Places to Stop

Hells Mouth Cafe, Hayle

Hells Mouth Café

Located on the coastal road between Gwithian and Portreath, serving tasty breakfasts and lunches. Hells Mouth gets it name from one of the most dramatic section of coastline in Cornwall, which is a short 5-minute walk from the café.

Chapel Porth Cafe, Chapel Porth, Cornwall

Chapel Porth Beach Café

Located on the edge of Chapel Porth beach, serving hot chocolate, cheesy baguettes, sausage butties and the house speciality: hedgehog ice cream (vanilla ice cream topped with clotted cream and hazelnuts).

Driftwood Spas in St Agnes, Cornwall

Driftwood Spas, St Agnes

Nestled in Trevaunance Cove, St Agnes, is an iconic brewpub and coastal inn for all seasons. Whether you come for the beach, the coastal path, the award-winning beer or the hearty pub food, you’ll find a warm welcome from Landlady Louise Treseder and her dedicated team.