- Limited off street parking
- Dogs allowed all year
- Popular as a horse riding trail
Be safe – Check the tide timetable, plan a walk around the estuary avoiding high tide!
The Gannel Estuary is tidal river which can be explored during low tide. This silted estuary used to be popular as a river channel on incoming tide bringing in coal, wood and sand to be distributed. You can find The Gannel as you exit Newquay along the link road heading towards Mount Wise. There is limited parking but the Estuary is an easy walk from town and also forms the starting point of the Newquay to Crantock circular walk. Be safe – buya tide timetable, plan a walk around the estuary avoiding high tide!