The Beach Guide

Beaches near St Mawes

Map featuring St Mawes beaches. Click on pins to view beach details

The beach guide has 13 beaches listed in and around the town of St Mawes.

  • Great Molunan & Little Molunan Beach

    Great Molunan & Little Molunan Beach

    The series of coves that are the Molunans are tucked away in the shelter of St Anthony Head with its…

    Dog friendly beach
  • Porthbeor Beach

    Porthbeor Beach

    A stretch of golden sand about 500 metres long located on the farthest reaches of the Roseland Peninsula.…

    Dog friendly beach
  • Castle Beach

    Castle Beach

    Swimming is best around high tide, but not so good when the water is low due to jagged pieces of a wartime…

    Beach cafe Toilets
  • Portscatho Beach

    Portscatho Beach

    There is a tiny sandy patch of beach in Porscatho village. More pebbly beach around. more suitable for…

    Beach cafe Toilets
  • Gyllyngvase Beach

    Gyllyngvase Beach

    Located just a stone's throw from Falmouth town centre Gyllyngvase is widely considered the best beach…

    Lifeguarded beach Beach cafe Toilets Blue Flag beach
  • Porthcurnick Beach

    Porthcurnick Beach

    This is an isolated sandy beach backed by high cliffs close to Portscatho on the Roseland Peninsula.…

    Dog friendly beach Lifeguarded beach Beach cafe
  • Loe Beach

    Loe Beach

    Sheltered sand and shingle beach which is fairly safe for swimming although the beach is better known…

    Beach cafe Toilets
  • Swanpool Beach

    Swanpool Beach

    This popular cove is located on the outskirts of Falmouth, around a mile and a half from the town centre.…

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  • Sunny Cove

    Sunny Cove

    Situated below the coast path between Swanpool beach in Falmouth and Maenporth Beach is this small sandy…

    Dog friendly beach Nudist / naturist
  • Maenporth Beach

    Maenporth Beach

    The gently sloping beach has shallow water and rockpools with plenty of marine life to explore making…

    Beach cafe Toilets
  • Pendower Beach

    Pendower Beach

    Pendower Beach is a lovely sandy, south facing beach in the heart of the Roseland Peninsula. Towards…

    Dog friendly beach Toilets
  • Polnare Cove

    Polnare Cove

    Nare Point stands guard to the mouth of the Helford River with views out towards Falmouth Bay and back…

    Dog friendly beach
  • Men-aver Beach

    Men-aver Beach

    Positioned about half a mile east of Gillan and running to Parbean, Men-aver Beach is part of a series…