Rinsey Cove

Visit Rinsey Cove

Rinsey Cove (also known as Porthcew Beach) on the South Cornwall Coast, is a small picturesque beach Although not safe for swimming, this beach is slightly off the beaten track and is mainly visited by walkers and anglers.

The South West Coast Path backs the beach and there are excellent walks north of the beach to Rinsey Head. Passing by the Wheal Prosper Tin Mine, a restored engine house.

Tothe South of the beach, a shortrt walk along the coastal path is Ray Pool. This tidal pool is a fabulous secret spot for the afternoon.

There is free car parking at the top of the cliff, with a short walk down to the beach.

This beach is …

  • Off The Beaten Track
  • Great For Walkers

What to see and do

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Getting To Rinsey Cove

Beach Location

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The Carpark is at Helston TR13 9TS

Nearest Train


There is a small carpark at the end of Rinsey Lane. This leads to The south West Coast Path which takes you the the beach.

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