Bessys Cove, Prussia Cove beach, Penzance, Cornwall
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    Bessys Cove Beach Information

    Bessys Cove is part of the Prussia Cove group of Coves, Bessys Cove is a picturesque cove which is mainly rocky but has small patches of white sand. Popular with families and also used for snorkelling.

    While visiting also take a walk along the coast path to Piskies Cove and Cudden Point for great views.

    Famous as the home of the Carters, a family of smugglers in the 18th century, one of whom was known as the King of Prussia – hence the name for the cove.

    A small car park but no other facilities.

    Bessys Cove Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year. Bessys Cove Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 50 beaches around Penwith Peninsula, 215 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

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    Beach Bathing Water Quality


    No water quality measurement available for Bessys Cove Beach.

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    7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain today through Tuesday, with high temperatures bottoming out at 9°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy starting in the evening.
     
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    Thursday, Dec 13th
     Light rain until afternoon and windy until evening.
     
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      8:13 am    4:20 pm

    Friday, Dec 14th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy overnight.
     
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      8:14 am    4:20 pm
    Saturday, Dec 15th
     Rain in the morning and afternoon and windy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
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      8:15 am    4:20 pm

    Sunday, Dec 16th
     Light rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
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       79%  67%   14 mph
      8:16 am    4:21 pm
    Monday, Dec 17th
     Dangerously windy starting in the evening and light rain overnight.
     
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       48%  50%   16 mph
      8:17 am    4:21 pm

    Tuesday, Dec 18th
     Rain in the morning and windy until evening.
     
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       99%  92%   28 mph
      8:17 am    4:21 pm
    Wednesday, Dec 19th
     Mostly cloudy until afternoon.
     
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       65%  58%   15 mph
      8:18 am    4:21 pm

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