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Administrative Port: Newlyn
County: Cornwall
Population: 8210

Hayle is a small town and cargo port in west Cornwall, England. It is situated at the mouth of the Hayle River, and has the Celtic Sea to the north of it. Due to a rich industrial heritage, Hayle is recognised by being part of the UNESCO Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape World Heritage Site. Its principal economy is tourism, with Hayle being popular for watersports and its river being nationally renowned for bird watching due to the migratory birds that live there.[1]


Picture: Fishing boats moored on the river, Hayle (Author: GIFS Researcher Photography)

Background information
Fishing Fleet Vessel type 1 21
Fishing Fleet Vessel type 2 0
Fishing Fleet Vessel type 3
Fishing Fleet Vessels total 21 [2]
Landings Total Landings (tonnes) Demersal (tonnes)
Landings Total Landings (tonnes) Pelagic (tonnes)
Landings Total Landings (tonnes) Shellfish (tonnes)
Landings Total Landings (tonnes) Main species (tonnes)
Landings Total Landings (tonnes) All species (tonnes)
Landings Values Demersal
Landings Values Pelagic
Landings Values Shellfish
Landings Values All species
Landings Number of fishermen Number of fishermen (Regular)
Landings Number of fishermen Number of fishermen (Part-time)
Landings Number of fishermen Number of fishermen Total
Landings Major fish species
Landings Landing points
Landings Location of auctions
Governance and organisation Governance Hayle FLAG
Governance and organisation FLAG Cornwall
Governance and organisation Location of fishermen's organisations Hayle Mackerel Handliners Association, Unit 1, Marsh Lane Industrial Estate, Hayle, Cornwall, TR27 5JR -
Branding Brand labels
Fish as food Fish selling -Fish monger: Trevaskis Farm, Hayle , TR27 5JQ
-Local produce markets: Trevaskis Farm
Fish as food Fish processing Tasty Mac Pac, Unit 1 Marsh Lane Industrial Estate, Hayle, Cornwall, TR27 5JR
Fish as food Restaurants/hotels -Trevaskis Farm, Hayle , TR27 5JQ
-Sanders Fish and Chips, Penpol Terrace, Hayle
Tourism & Education Tourism & Fishing Fishing trips
Tourism & Education Festivals Good Friday Fish Fair
Tourism & Education Fishing museums
Tourism & Education Aquariums
Tourism & Education Monuments
Tourism&Education Fishing training School

Vessel type 1: <10 m vessels
Vessel type 2: >10 m vessels