While there is a long history of settlement in the Hayle Estuary area dating from the Bronze Age, the modern town of Hayle was built largely during the 18th century industrial revolution.
Hayle is beautifully positioned by the sea with a full 3 miles of golden sandy beaches which have helped it to develop as a popular holiday destination in Cornwall.
Hayle has a lot of quality holiday accommodation and this camera is installed close to a popular caravan and chalet park as you can see from the location map at the foot of this page.
The sand dunes make a great location for many more holiday villages and caravan and camping sites too.
Hayle beach offers lots of watersport activities ranging from surfing to swimming and sunbathing and the estuary is renowned for attracting migratory birds and therefore is highly popular with bird watchers.
Hayle is a great place to stay as your main base and then you can visit the other surrounding beaches and tourist spots which are all easily reached from Hayle.