Gwenver is secluded and rarely gets crowded. Ideal for visiting the beach and walking along the cliffs as you have excellent breathtaking views. At high tide, the beach slopes steeply into the sea and can be dangerous, at low tide Gwenver joins up with Sennen Beach.
A superb surfing beach but tide rips can cause problems.
There is a lifeguard service from Spring Bank Holiday to the end of September, daily 10 am to 6pm.
Car parking above Gwenver in the season is charged (Main Park Gates close 8pm) and a 10-15 minute walk to the beach whilst out of season there is a small area which accommodates approximately 10 cars.
Gwenver Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
No water quality measurement available for Gwenver Beach.
Our weather forecast for Penwith Peninsula in Cornwall
Today (Thursday, Jan 21)
Expect a temperature in the range 7℃ to 8.1℃ with a wind speed 6.5 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Jan 22
Expect a temperature in the range 6.3℃ to 7.4℃ with a wind speed 5.8 m/sec (WNW)
Saturday, Jan 23
Expect a temperature in the range 4.8℃ to 6℃ with a wind speed 4.9 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Jan 24
Expect a temperature in the range 5℃ to 6.5℃ with a wind speed 7.4 m/sec (SW)
Monday, Jan 25
Expect a temperature in the range 5.3℃ to 5.6℃ with a wind speed 6.5 m/sec (NW)
Tuesday, Jan 26
Expect a temperature in the range 3.4℃ to 6.9℃ with a wind speed 2.3 m/sec (SW)
Wednesday, Jan 27
Expect a temperature in the range 8.9℃ to 10.1℃ with a wind speed 5 m/sec (W)
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Our tide forecast for Gwenver Beach in Cornwall.
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