Gurnards Head

Visit Gurnards Head

Gurnards Head Beach is not a beach, in the traditional sense, but it is an incredible location, well worth a visit. This dramatic coastline has the ruins of the Gurnards Head Mine, abundant wildlife, magical, streams trickling down to the bolder strewn beach.

This beach is …

  • Ideal For Natue Lovers
  • Great For Long Walks

What to see and do

  • Walk Along The Coast Path
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Places to stay

  • Holiday Cottages

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

Photo by UK Beach Days

Getting To Gurnards Head

Beach Location


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train


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

Map of Gurnards Head

Explore the UK coastline

beautiful beach on South West England coast

What’s On along the Coast

Throughout the year there are a series of events and festivals taking place along the Coast. Find out What’s On from food festivals to cultural and sporting events.

Overlooking the coast UK

Get active on the beach

Find the best beaches for water sports. Learn to kitesurfsurf or sail at schools around the UK. Lessons are available to suit all abilities.

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