Bassetts Cove

Visit Bassetts Cove

Bassett’s Cove is a hidden gem located in the picturesque West Cornwall region. Nestled between Godrevey and Portreath, this secluded sandy beach is perfect for those seeking a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle.

The beach is accessible via a steep slope, which offers a thrilling descent and picturesque views. At the top of the cliff, there is a car park that provides visitors with stunning panoramic vistas of the beach below. While Basset’s Cove does not offer any facilities, its serene atmosphere and natural beauty make it an ideal destination for a relaxing day by the sea.

Did you Know? Basset’s Cove was once known as Spratting Cove.

This beach is …

  • Off The Beaten Track
  • Backed By The South West Coast Path

What to see and do

  • Visit the St Ives Museum
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Places to stay

  • Holiday Cottages

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

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Getting To Bassets Cove

Beach Location

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There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train


Taking a trip to the beach. Get there by train or car.

Map of Bassets Cove

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What’s On along the Coast

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