South Cornwall Beaches

Find your favourite South Cornwall Beaches

Visit South Cornwall and enjoy the amazing beaches and charming coastal villages and towns. From Falmouth to Helston there are secluded coves and wide open sandy beaches ideal for enjoying the day, swimming, sailing, fishing and surfing.

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Know the name of the beach you are looking? See the full list of beaches in West Cornwall in alphabetical order.

Cadgwith Cove

Visit Cadgwith Cove Cadgwith Cove in the tiny Cornish fishing village, with traditional thatched stone cottages is a popular holiday…

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Caerthillian Bay

Visit Caerthillian Bay This beach is… Dogs friendly Getting There Location: Nearest Train: Map of Caerthillian Bay « Previous Beach…

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Carleon Cove

Visit Carleon Cove Carleon Cove is a rocky cove with the remains of the pilchard fishery by the beach, surrounded…

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Castle Beach

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Church Cove Landewednack

Visit Church Cove This beach is… Dogs friendly Getting There Location: Nearest Train: Map of Church Cove « Previous Beach…

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Coverack Beach

Visit Coverack Beach Coverack Beach once busy pilchard port, with rich smuggling history, is an idyllc location. The beach is…

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Dollar Cove

Visit Dollar Cove Dollar Cove or ‘Jangye-Ryn’ a small secluded beach. Did you Know? The cove is named after the…

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Flushing Beach

Visit Flushing Beach Flushing Cove ideal setting for the most tranquil and idyllic holiday This beach is… Dogs friendly Getting…

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Gillan Harbour Beach

Visit Gillan Harbour Beach Gillan Harbour Beach near the Helford Estuary, is a is amall sandy cove, good for sailing….

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Gunwalloe Church Cove

Gunwalloe Church Cove on the south Cornwall coast, is a picture postcard destination, with its sandy beach and 13th Century Castle

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Gunwalloe Fishing Cove

Visit Gunwalloe Fishing Cove Gunwalloe Fishing Cove is a west facing beach is also known as Halzephron Cove, at the…

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Gyllyngvase Beach

Visit Gyllyngvase Beach Falmouth’s popular Gyllyngvase Beach is a charming sandy bay a favourite with families. read more

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Housel Bay

Visit Housel Bay Housel Bay is a small sandy cove surrounded by cliffs near to Lizards Point. It is an…

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Kennack Sands

Visit Kennack Sands Kennack Sands is one of the most popular sandy beaches on the Lizard Penisula. A family beach…

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Kynance Cove

Visit Kynance Cove Kynance Cove, just north of Lizards Point, is a famously picturesque holiday destination. There is a lovely…

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Lizard Point

Visit Lizard Point The Lizard Point is the most southerly point in England. This beach is… Dogs friendly Getting There…

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Loe Bar Beach

Visit Loe Bar Beach Loe Bar Beach on the on the Lizard Peninsular, is a long sandy beach, with fantastic…

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Maenporth Beach

Visit Maenporth Beach Charming Maenporth Beach a couple of miles southwest of Falmouth is a sheltered cove with a cafe…

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Men Aver Beach

Visit Men Aver Beach Men-aver beach is just to the west of Parbean Cove about half a mile from Gillan…

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Mullion Cove

Visit Mullion Cove Mullion Cove is a small harbour cove, which looks out to Mullion Island Bird sanctuary. There are…

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Pentreath Beach

Visit Pentreath Beach Housel Bay is a small sandy cove surrounded by cliffs near to Lizards Point. It is an…

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Poldhu Cove

Visit Poldhu Cove Poldhu Cove (sometimes known as Black Pool Cove), is a sandy beach to the south and the…

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Polgwidden Beach

Visit Polgwidden Beach This beach is… Dogs friendly Getting There Location: Nearest Train: Map of Polgwidden Beach « Previous Beach…

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Polpeor Beach

Visit Polpeor Beach This beach is… Dogs friendly Getting There Location: Nearest Train: Map of Polpeor Beach « Previous Beach…

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Polurrian Cove

Visit Polurrian Cove Polurrian Cove, is a secluded golden sandy beach, through the valley and cloaked by steep cliffs. It…

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Porthallow Beach

Visit Porthallow Beach Porthallow Beach known locally as Pr’alla beach, is small beach which is usually always quiet. This beach…

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Porthcew Beach

Visit Porthcew Beach Porthcew Beach is a small picturesque spot, although not safe for swimming. It is fairly popular with…

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Porthkerris Beach

Visit Porthkerris Beach Porthkerris Beach, known locally as simply ‘Kerris’ is a dark grey shingle beach at the end of…

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Porthleven Beach

Visit Porthleven Beach Porthleven Beach is 3 mile sandy beach that stretches towards Loe Bar. A popular destination in the…

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Porthoustock Beach

Visit Porthoustock Beach Porthoustock Beach is a popular beach for divers heading to numerous shipwrecks at ‘The Manacles’. There is…

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Rinsey Cove

Visit Rinsey Cove This beach is… Dogs friendly Getting There Location: Nearest Train: Map of Rinsey Cove « Previous Beach…

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Swanpool Beach

Visit Swanpool Beach Swanpool Beach is a popular sandy beach backed by colouful beach huts. A focal point of Falmouth,…

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