Sennen Cove is in the far west of Cornwall, tucked into the corner of Whitesand bay on the Penwith peninsula. In the summer walk the coast path and experience one of the best sea views possible. In the winter this can show how rough these waters can get.
A major surfing location but it is also suitable for beginners.
The spot is suitable for all levels of kiteboarding and windsurfing although beginners should not attempt it when the waves are big. Even at high tide, there is usually a sand bank in the top corner where the experienced can rig, launch and land in safety.
Selection of parking at both ends of the esplanade and also the hill over the cove, lifeguards in the summer, cafe, toilets.
Sennen Cove Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.
Sennen Cove, dogs are allowed but restrictions apply 1st May to 30th September between 8 am and 7pm.
- Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
- Good: generally good water quality
- Sufficient: meets minimum standards
- Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
Sennen Cove Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Penwith Peninsula, Cornwall
Expect a temp in the range 15.7℃ to 16.9℃ with wind speed 1.9 m/sec (N)
Expect a temp in the range 15.1℃ to 15.4℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 14.1℃ to 14.5℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 12.1℃ to 14℃ with wind speed 0.5 m/sec (E)
Expect a temp in the range 16℃ to 16.4℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (ESE)
Expect a temp in the range 15.5℃ to 17.5℃ with wind speed 11.3 m/sec (S)
Expect a temp in the range 13.2℃ to 14.6℃ with wind speed 9.4 m/sec (WSW)
Penwith Peninsula weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Sennen Cove Beach tide times.
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