Carlyon Bay Beach- St Austell – Carylon Bay Beach – St Austell
Located just a short drive from St Austell, this stunning long sandy stretch of coastline is home to a unique open air venue for special food and drink events throughout the summer.
For 2017, the Off Beat Bar and Smoking Hog BBQ Shack will be in residence every day from May 20th to October 1st and will be joined by a variety of pop ups serving the very best of Cornish food and drink. Lay on a beanbag and discover the latest inventions from Cornwall’s finest street food traders, all on a beautiful beach. Pop ups confirmed so far include Angels in the Kitchen, the Cornish Waffle Box and Keep Cornwall Fed, an organisation which donates a meal to someone living in food poverty for every commercial meal they sell.
The Off Beat Bar will be serving hot and cold beverages from an undercover bar plus a rooftop terrace based around a 1940’s Bedford truck and live music will be a regular feature.
Kelly’s Icecream will be a sight for sore eyes for those who love a cold treat and The Love Snack will be selling traditional Cornish pasties – difficult to resist.
For those who want to truly relax, Elm Yoga will be holding sssions on Saturday mornings and Lovely Yoga on Sunday mornings.
Other pop ups will be announced throughout the season but you can guarantee one thing – there’s always fun to be had!
The ever popular Miracle Theatre will be returning in July with their new production, The Third Policeman.
Hot Tub Cinema Nights is an exciting new concept being introduced this year. This is an outdoor cinema screen with hot tubs for hire – or alternatively you can park yourself in a deckchair or just bring a blanket. Sunday afternoon matinees are for chidren. The first weekend is 9 – 11 June: 9th June – Dirty Dancing; 10th June – Top Gun; 11th June – Finding Nemo
Plans are also underway for the first ever national beach cricket tournament in association with the Lords Taveners featuring some top national and county sides alongside some amateur ones and promises to be a truly unique experience. Provisional date is 23 – 26 September.
Cornwall’s only beach frisbee golf course will also be open for business again this year. The course was launhced last summer and has proved to be a popular draw for locals and visitors alike.
Children are always welcome, but please note that the beach is a dog-free zone until 1st October.
Parking is in a car park (daily rate £2 from 9am – 6pm) overlooking the site with a short walk down the hill or via steps to reach the beach. Free parking for blue badge holders only is available at beach level.
Sat Nav: PL25 3RG