Sennen Cove Beach, Cornwall

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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 Beach has dog restrictions. Sennen Cove, dogs are allowed but restrictions apply 1st May to 30th September between 8 am and 7pm.

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.

Beach Water Quality


Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
  - 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.

Weather


Sennen Cove Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Penwith Peninsula, Cornwall

Today
Expect a temp in the range 15.7℃ to 16.9℃ with wind speed 1.9 m/sec (N)
Thursday, Sep 23
Expect a temp in the range 15.1℃ to 15.4℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (WNW)
Friday, Sep 24
Expect a temp in the range 14.1℃ to 14.5℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (WNW)
Saturday, Sep 25
Expect a temp in the range 12.1℃ to 14℃ with wind speed 0.5 m/sec (E)
Sunday, Sep 26
Expect a temp in the range 16℃ to 16.4℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (ESE)
Monday, Sep 27
Expect a temp in the range 15.5℃ to 17.5℃ with wind speed 11.3 m/sec (S)
Tuesday, Sep 28
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


Tides

Sennen Cove Beach tide times.

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