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Where to hire sand chairs on Cornwall's beaches

A sand chair in use at Polzeath Credit: ITV News

Sand chairs that mean people with disabilities can access the beach are now available at ten sites in Cornwall.

Normal wheelchairs do not work well on sand, which can also damage them.

Cornwall Mobility has taken over the fleet and has created an online map showing where they can be hired.

Find out more here.

Credit: Cornwall Mobility

Lifeguard patrols have finished on most beaches

Lifeguards on the majority of our beaches have been withdrawn for the winter Credit: ITV News

RNLI lifeguard patrols have now finished on the majority of beaches across Devon and Cornwall as the summer draws to a close.

But lifeguards will remain on duty into October on a number of the region's busiest beaches for those people wishing to get into the water in the autumn.

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