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 and tomorrow, with high temperatures peaking at 17°C on Sunday.

    Today's Forecast
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    Wednesday, Oct 17th
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    Thursday, Oct 18th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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      7:49 am    6:26 pm
    Friday, Oct 19th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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      7:51 am    6:24 pm

    Saturday, Oct 20th
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
     
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      7:52 am    6:22 pm
    Sunday, Oct 21st
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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      7:54 am    6:20 pm

    Monday, Oct 22nd
     Mostly cloudy until afternoon.
     
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      7:56 am    6:18 pm
    Tuesday, Oct 23rd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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