Lansallos Cove a small coarse sandy beach. There is a small waterfall on the eastern side of the beach known as Reed Water which used to power a small mill. Read more [...]
Find The Nearest Beach Cornwall
Planning a trip to Cornwall and looking for the nearest beaches. Cornwall has over 200 beaches split over two beautiful coastlines. On the northern and west Atlantic shore, it is exposed and wild with sheer cliffs and beaches of fine golden sand to be found at the likes of Watergate Bay, Perranporth, St Ives and Bude. On the English Channel south Cornwall coast the white, sandy beaches are more sheltered like at Falmouth. This coastline is known as the Cornish Riviera as it’s more temperate with fine fishing villages.
Finding the right Cornwall beach is easy – simply explore the links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search at the top of the page to plan your next Cornwall beach visit.
Holywell Bay beach is a good mixture of sand, streams, rockpools and dunes. A popular beach with bodyboarders and surfers although undercurrents can be a problem on Holywell Bay beach. Read more [...]
Trevellas Porth, pebble beach popular with fishing and snorkeling although swimming is not recommended due to strong currents. At low tide you can walk round to the larger Trevaunance Cove Read more [...]
St Loy beach has no sand the area is covered with rounded granite boulders and trees above the cove. No facilities. We have no dog information for St Loy beach.
Greenaway Beach has sand, pebbles and wonderful rock pools at low tide that provide for excellent fun with crabbing nets. Approached by steps down the cliff below Tregreen usable only Read more [...]
Portreath beach is a gently shelving sandy beach with cliffs at one end and harbour at the other. The name Portreath means “sandy cove” and is popular with bodyboarders and Read more [...]
Pentle Bay Beach is an unspoilt white sandy beach on the southeast of Tresco. The beach has no facilities.
Black Rock beach sits on the south end of Widemouth Sands and marks the rockier end of this long beach, the north end being a large expanse of sand. The beach Read more [...]
Veor Cove is a small sandy and rocky beach tucked under the Cornish cliffs. The name of this cove is from the Cornish ‘veor’ meaning large or great. No facilities Read more [...]
Long Sands or Tregantle Cliff beach is a section in the long stretch of sand and rocks of Whitsand Bay. Swimmers need to be careful of rip currents. The beach Read more [...]
Eastern Green beach is a sandy beach and is also known as “Penzance’s east beach” and is to the north of the harbour. The beach stretches from Penzance harbour to Read more [...]
Cape Cornwall has a number of small coves along with high cliffs and some excellent coastal walks. Car park and toilets.