Hayle's historic harbour
Famous for its three-mile stretch of golden sands, coastal restaurants and walks, Hayle is an idyllic holiday destination.
Set across from the popular town of St Ives, Hayle surrounds a beautiful estuary, offering some of the best walks in Cornwall. The town was awarded ‘Walkers Are Welcome’ status due to its fantastic range of walkways and footpaths. So, if you’re an avid walker, don’t forget your hiking boots.
For those seeking a relaxed beach holiday, Hayle offers a stunning three-mile stretch of sand. Beaches include Hayle Towns, Black Cliff, Mexico Towns and Peter’s Point. Hayle is also in a prime spot for surfing and windsurfing. If you’re keen to catch some waves, visit Gwithian. There are local surf shops to hire boards and wetsuits if you need them. Sunset over the beach at Hayle in Cornwall from Gwithian Towans
Hayle is an ideal holiday destination for families. With exciting local attractions including the Paradise Park Wildlife Sanctuary .With over 140 species and 650 birds, Paradise Park offers a colourful day out for families with penguin feeding, eagles of paradise display and exotic gardens to explore.
Just a short distance away, you’ll find the iconic St Michael’s Mount in Marazion. Explore the beautiful architecture, accessed via a sea path. For an artistic afternoon, visit the Tate St Ives.
Hayle’s traditional local pubs contribute to the relaxed Cornish vibe of the town. Try Angarrack Inn and Cornish Arms for a pint of local ale or cider. The town also is famed for its eclectic mix of eateries. Antoninis is a renowned Italian restaurant in the historic centre of Hayle. With the menu adjusting seasonally, Antoninis offers delectable lunches and dinners. For lunch, try the Crostini Di Granchio, a toasted bread with olive oil, Cornish crab meat and a chilli, lemon, olive oil, dill and fennel dressing. For a more informal lunch, check out Salt . Lunches include mouth-watering mixed antipasti boards, herb crusted fried halloumi and the trademark Salt burger.
“Famous for its three-mile stretch of golden sands, coastal restaurants and walks, Hayle is an idyllic holiday destination.”
To take in Hayle’s stunning scenery, pay a visit to Godrevy Beach Café If you’re stopping for breakfast, try the poached eggs with field mushrooms, spinach, tomatoes and hashbrowns or the Belgian waffles.
Hayle’s prime location on the West Cornwall coast means it’s not too far from St Ives, Penzance, Portreath and St Agnes.