Lifeguards back on beaches

Eight beaches in the region are being patrolled over the holiday period and on successive weekends before the summer season begins in May.

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Beaches with lifeguards over the Easter break

RNLI lifeguards will be on the following Cornish beaches from Friday 29 March to Monday 1 April.

  • Hayle Towans
  • Sennen
  • Towan
  • Watergate
  • Constantine
  • Summerleaze

The following beaches will be patrolled by RNLI lifeguards from Friday 29 March to Sunday 14 April and every weekend until the main season starts on Saturday 4 May:

  • Praa Sands
  • Gwithian
  • Porthmeor
  • Porthtowan
  • Perranporth
  • Harlyn
  • Polzeath
  • Widemouth

Newquay beach has full time lifeguard cover starting on 29 March right the way through to the end of October with voluntary weekend patrols in November.


Lifeguards return to Cornish beaches

RNLI lifeguards are back on the beaches in Cornwall in time for the Easter weekend. Eight beaches will have lifeguards for the whole holiday fortnight, and then every weekend until the main season starts in May.

Last year the charity's beach lifeguards helped 77 people.

RNLI Beach Lifeguards Credit: ITV News West Country
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