Trevone Bay, Beach, Cornwall, England
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Trevone Bay, Beach, Cornwall, England

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Trevone Bay on the North coast of Cornwall is just a mile West of Padstow, the sandy beach here has excellent water quality and dogs are banned during the summer months.  Surfing  and small yachts are common on the beach along with swimming and building sand castles.

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