Downas Cove Beach
Downas Cove is a sand and stoney cove backed by grass topped cliffs. Not much beach at high tide but as the tide goes out you get some great sand and rock pools.
This beach and some of the other nearby coves are popular for snorkelling.
No facilities only accessed from the coastal path.
Dog Friendly Beach?
Downas Cove Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 216 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.
Visit Downas Cove Beach
Downas Cove Beach, The Lizard, The Lizard, Cornwall , United Kingdom
No Records Found
Sorry, no records were found. Please adjust your search criteria and try again.
Maps failed to load
Sorry, unable to load the Maps API.
7 Day Weather Forecast
The Lizard weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Downas Cove Beach Tide Times
Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Downas Cove Beach is at Coverack 1.81 km (1.13 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.
Wed 22 Mar
High Tide at 05:36 (Height 5.73m)
Low Tide at 12:11 (Height 0.14m)
High Tide at 18:01 (Height 5.48m)
Thu 23 Mar
Low Tide at 00:28 (Height 0.18m)
High Tide at 06:17 (Height 5.77m)
Low Tide at 12:50 (Height 0.18m)
High Tide at 18:39 (Height 5.46m)
Fri 24 Mar
Low Tide at 01:06 (Height 0.24m)
High Tide at 06:55 (Height 5.64m)
Low Tide at 13:27 (Height 0.37m)
High Tide at 19:14 (Height 5.33m)
Sat 25 Mar
Low Tide at 01:42 (Height 0.43m)
High Tide at 07:32 (Height 5.40m)
Low Tide at 14:02 (Height 0.68m)
High Tide at 19:47 (Height 5.12m)
Sun 26 Mar
Low Tide at 02:17 (Height 0.71m)
High Tide at 08:07 (Height 5.06m)
Low Tide at 14:36 (Height 1.06m)
High Tide at 20:20 (Height 4.86m)
Mon 27 Mar
Low Tide at 02:52 (Height 1.05m)
High Tide at 08:43 (Height 4.69m)
Low Tide at 15:11 (Height 1.45m)
High Tide at 20:57 (Height 4.58m)
Tue 28 Mar
Low Tide at 03:30 (Height 1.42m)
High Tide at 09:25 (Height 4.33m)
Low Tide at 15:51 (Height 1.84m)
High Tide at 21:43 (Height 4.31m)
Contains ADMIRALTY® tidal data: © Crown Copyright and database right.
You may also like ...
In this 'you may also like' section we attempt to answer what else can I do? Here you have a list by order of being the closest some more beaches, things to see and do, accommodation, places to eat and upcoming events.
Where to stay ...
Small outside cafe located in between Swanpool Beach and the Nature Reserve. The cafe offers homemade cakes, soups, toasted ciabattas and a selection of ice-creams. Also, perfect for a family visit a fun bouncer, crazy golf course, water-sports and kayak hire. Read more…
Gylly Beach Cafe is located on Gyllyngvase Beach, a cafe by day and a bar and restaurant by night. The cafe proudly sources many ingredients from local Cornish producers. Read more…
Castle Beach Café is located on Falmouth’s Castle Beach with great views out over Falmouth Bay. The café has free wifi, serves hot and cold food, drinks and ice-cream, the shop sells a wide range of beach and watersports related items and you can hire beach huts on a seasonal basis. Safe beach with rock pools to explore at low tide. Read more…
The Harbour Inn is located on the harbour front at Porthleven on the Lizard Peninsula. Offers a wide selection of food and ales and as well as having seating inside has an outside area on the harbour wall. Read more…
Lankidden Cove is typical of the small coves around The Lizard, with fine sand broken up by smooth boulders and backed by high cliffs. No facilities and to access this beach you will have roughly a 1 mile walk from Kennack Sands. We have no dog information for Lankidden Cove beach. Read more…
Portbeer Cove is a small sandy and rocky cove, although the sand disappears at high tide. The beach sits to the side of Chynhalls Point and is a popular beach for snorkelling. There are no facilities, best access is to park at Coverack and take a walk along the coastal path. Dogs allowed. Read more…
Coverack has a beautiful seaside location and is another attractive Lizard village that grew up round smuggling and fishing. Protected by a tiny harbour wall built of local materials hundreds of years ago, and moors enclose the opposite side. Everything within the village. We have no dog information for Coverack beach. Read more…
Kennack Sands a sandy beach with rock pools. At high tide the beach is split into two but at low tide is is a very large beach. East facing beach popular with surfers of all abilities. Facilities include car park, toilets, cafe, beach shop. Read more…
Porthgwidden Beach currently has 39 chalets which are available to hire on a weekly or seasonal basis. Located on the beach with views out over St.Ives bay towards Godrevy Lighthouse and Hayle beaches. Porthgwidden Beach is in the heart of St. Ives with access to all of the towns shops and places to eat. Read more…
Little Escape is one of seven beach huts overlooking Towan Beach in Newquay, Cornwall. The hut has electric lighting, power sockets and heating along with being located within a secure gated complex that has a tap suitable for drinking and communal seating area. There is a shower on the beach. The hut is available for day use only and can Read more…
The Lizard lifeboat station is launched from the boathouse down the slipway into the sea. The station features a funicular line to transport lifeboat crews from the boathouse to the clifftop station car park. The lifeboat station was opened here in 1961, the location was chosen because it was sufficiently protected to allow safe launching in all conditions. The old Read more…
Lizard Lighthouse is a landfall and coastal mark giving a guide to vessels in passage along the English Channel and warning of the hazardous waters off Lizard Point. Many stories are told of the activities of wreckers around our coasts, most of which are grossly exaggerated, but small communities occasionally and sometimes officially benefited from the spoils of shipwrecks, and Read more…
Bonython Estate Gardens is located on the Lizard Peninsula miodway between The Lizard and Helston. The estate includes the walled garden, the potager garden, two magnificent lakes, the hot garden, the valley garden and also a plant shop and refreshments. The gardens are open during the summer Mon-Fri excluding bank holidays. Read more…
Lizard Point in Cornwall has spectacular cliffs, coves and views and is at the southern tip of the Lizard Peninsula and is the most southerly point on mainland Great Britain. With the exception of parts of the Isles of Scilly it is the southernmost part of England. Read more…