Surfing at Crooklets

This is a popular surfing beach in Cornwall, stretching from Summerleaze to Northcott Mouth at low tide, with fun and ridable waves spanning the entire length of Crooklets. When the south east or east winds are raging, surf is on.

There is a notorious right-hander with a hollow wave that breaks before and after low tide at Wrangles Rock. There’s also a meaty shore break at Crooklets to shake up the novices, but conveniently located in front of the Bude Surf Lifesaving Club in case anyone runs into strife.

Surfers more familiar with Crooklet’s layout, use the outdoor swimming pool during a middling to high tide to access a short right break at Cross Rocks.

Surfers at Crooklets Beach can often be seen wrestling their way through waves up to six foot high in the autumn and winter months, then wrestling their way through vast numbers of sun worshippers in the summer.

Thirsty work in rubber requires a quencher in the form of The Carriers Inn and Crooklets Inn, located near to the beach, not to mention the town and harbour backing onto it with numerous surf shops to make some last minute purchases.


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