The Best Beaches in the Cornwall

  • Pedn Vounder Beach

    Pedn Vounder Beach » West Cornwall

    One of Cornwall's lovliest beaches, set among the stunning cliffs of Treryn Dinas with crystal clear turquoise water and a beautiful white sand beach.…

    4.4 out of 5 stars
    Dog friendly beach Good surf
  • Porthcurno Beach

    Porthcurno Beach » West Cornwall

    If there was an 'A List' of Cornish beaches then Porthcurno would be on there without question. In terms of raw beauty few beaches anywhere can match…

    4.6 out of 5 stars
    Lifeguarded beach Beach cafe Toilets
  • Sennen Beach

    Sennen Beach » West Cornwall

    Sennen beach is situated just around the corner from Land's End, the most westerly point in mainland Britain. Whilst the village sits in the lee of the…

    4.5 out of 5 stars
    Lifeguarded beach Beach cafe Toilets Good surf
  • Kynance Cove Beach

    Kynance Cove Beach » The Lizard and Falmouth

    Popular since Victorian times, the brilliant turquoise water and white sand, with islands, caves and unexpected views are still a powerful draw today.…

    4.1 out of 5 stars
    Beach cafe Toilets Good surf
  • Gwithian Beach

    Gwithian Beach » North Cornish Coast

    Gwithian was where it all started for me. All those years back when I first began going to the beach with my family this is where we came - and I loved…

    4.4 out of 5 stars
    Lifeguarded beach Beach cafe Toilets Good surf
  • Great Par Beach

    Great Par Beach » Isles of Scilly

    This wonderful semi-circular stretch of beach is situated on the western side of Bryher giving it a more rugged, remote feel than other beaches on the…

    4.8 out of 5 stars
    Dog friendly beach
  • Trebarwith Strand Beach

    Trebarwith Strand Beach » North Cornwall

    The ever popular beach of Trebarwith Strand is located around two miles south of Tintagel. It is one of the few easily accessible beaches along this stretch…

    4.1 out of 5 stars
    Dog friendly beach Lifeguarded beach Beach cafe Toilets
  • Bedruthan Steps Beach

    Bedruthan Steps Beach » North Cornish Coast

    One of the county's more dramatic beaches. It gets it's name from the huge slate outcrops scattered along the beach and not the inordinate number of steps…

    4.1 out of 5 stars
    Dog friendly beach Beach cafe
  • Praa Sands Beach

    Praa Sands Beach » West Cornwall

    Located on the south coast between Penzance and Helston, Praa Sands is a large beach of fine golden sand. Praa is a great family beach with plenty of…

    4.1 out of 5 stars
    Lifeguarded beach Beach cafe Toilets Good surf
  • Perranporth Beach

    Perranporth Beach » North Cornish Coast

    At low tide Perranporth beach and neighbouring Penhale sands join together to form one of the largest stretches of unbroken sand on the North Coast. At…

    4.1 out of 5 stars
    Dog friendly beach Lifeguarded beach Beach cafe Toilets Good surf
  • Mawgan Porth Beach

    Mawgan Porth Beach » North Cornish Coast

    Mawgan Porth beach is just far enough from Newquay (4 miles) to avoid the crowds and summer excesses, yet benefit from the same golden sands and beautiful…

    4.1 out of 5 stars
    Dog friendly beach Lifeguarded beach Beach cafe Toilets
  • Treyarnon Bay Beach

    Treyarnon Bay Beach » North Cornish Coast

    A short walk from Constantine sits Treyarnon Bay, a clean and sandy north west facing beach backed by sand dunes and surrounded by low cliffs. To the…

    4.4 out of 5 stars
    Dog friendly beach Lifeguarded beach Toilets Good surf
  • Samson Beach

    Samson Beach » Isles of Scilly

    Samson is the largest uninhabited island in the Scillies so it feels like something of an adventure when you set foot on it after the short boat ride.…

    4.8 out of 5 stars
    Dog friendly beach
  • Porthpean Beach

    Porthpean Beach » The Cornish Riviera

    Porthpean is probably the best of St Austell's beaches, although a little on the small side. Backed by steep tree-topped cliffs and with clear, azure…

    3.9 out of 5 stars
    Lifeguarded beach Beach cafe Toilets
  • Porthmeor Beach

    Porthmeor Beach » West Cornwall

    Porthmeor is arguably St Ives' premier beach and as such one of Cornwall's finest. The beach consists of a long stretch of golden sand overlooked by numerous…

    3.9 out of 5 stars
    Lifeguarded beach Beach cafe Toilets Good surf