Cornwall in August

4th Sep 2015

Cornwall was buzzing in August. The school holidays were in full flow, the beaches were full and the evenings were still long to give us some beautiful sunsets. Here's our top photos from all of our friends on Twitter and our own travels.

3rd August – Porthcurno Beach by @beachmuser

What more beautiful way to welcome August by this stunning photo by twitter user Beachmuser overlooking Porthcurno and Pedn Vounder Beach on the Lizard Peninsula, West Cornwall. Jodie’s beautiful photographs are available to buy from her website here

Porthcurno beach ©Beachmuser


7th August – The Camel Estuary by @TheSeafood

A beautiful calm morning along the Camel Estuary in Padstow, North Cornwall. Photo by Rick Stein Seafood Restaurant

Camel Estuary Padstow


8th August – Fistral Beach by @boardmasters81

Cornwall in August is home to Boardmasters Festival, 6 adrenalin fuelled days of surfing, skating and music held on the world famous Fistral Beach. This awesome photo captures the atmosphere of the surfing contest perfectly. Check out info for next years festival here

Boardmasters Festival Fistral beach 2015


8th August – Porthmeor beach in St Ives by @seantaylorart

Summer in St Ives in full swing! Gorgeous photo of Porthmeor beach by local artist Sean Taylor.

Porthmeor beach st ives cornwall


9th August – Porth Joke beach in Newquay by @aerialcornwall

Aerial Cornwall picked the perfect day to capture this beautiful aerial shot of Porth Joke beach in Newquay. Love it!

polly joke beach newquay ©aerial cornwall


10th August – Porthcothan Bay in Padstow by @hbriggs2013 

Another beautiful day in Cornwall. Gorgeous photo of Porthcothan Bay near Padstow in North Cornwall.

Porthcothan bay padstow cornwall


August 10th – Location unknown by @acornblue

And the beautiful day turned into a beautiful night 🙂

sunset cornwall ©acorn blue


August 11th – Holywell Bay beach in Newquay by @360beaches

The beautiful evenings just kept coming…

Cornwall in August - holywell bay beach newquay cornwall sunset


12th August – Watergate Bay beach in Newquay by @shaggyisgod

and coming…:-)

sunset watergate bay


12th August – Hayle Towans by @cherishcottages

Where ever you were, Cornwall was being treated to spectacular sunsets. This is the view from Hayle beach across to St Ives.

Hayle Towans Sunset - © Cherished Cottages


15th August – Tolcarne beach in Newquay by @psphotography79

tolcarne beach newquay cornwall ©pete sloan photography


15th August – Daymer Bay in Padstow by @360beaches

Cornwall in August - Daymer bay padstow cornwall


15th August – Porth beach in Newquay by @wildexplorer 

porth beach newquay cornwall sand art ©wild explorer


18th August – Kynance Cove on the Lizard Peninsula by @laurenpotts 

Kynance Cove the lizard peninsula by lauren potts


19th August – Gwithian towans in Hayle by @welikeideas

Gwithian beach in Hayle by @welikeideas


20th August – Mawagn Porth beach in Newquay by @thescarlethotel

Even when the sun isn’t shining it’s still beautiful…

Mawagn Porth beach in Newquay by @thescarlethotel


22nd August – Watergate Bay beach in Newquay by @360beaches

The sun was still missing, with steel skies covering Watergate bay, but that’s not enough to put off the local surfers!

Cornwall in August - Watergate bay beach newquay Cornwall


24th August – Crantock beach in Newquay by @360beaches

But we were soon back, and back with a bang! One of the most beautiful sunsets i’ve ever seen over Crantock beach. The surfer walking across the shot was the icing on the cake 🙂

Cornwall in August - Crantock beach in Newquay sunset cornwall


27th August – Watergate Bay beach in Newquay by @watergatebay

Normal service had resumed…the sun was out and the beaches were busy again!

Watergate Bay beach in Newquay by @watergatebay


28th August – Gwithian Towans in Hayle by @mingtangevans


Gwithian beach in Hayle by @mingtangevans


28th August – Fistral beach in Newquay by @360beaches

What a perfect way to end August…with a sunset on Fistral beach. Here’s to a sunny September!

Cornwall in August - fistral beach in newquay cornwall sunset surfer



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