Beaches near Lizard

Map featuring Lizard beaches. Click on pins to view beach details

The beach guide has 15 beaches listed in and around the town of Lizard.

  • Housel Bay

    Housel Bay

    Tucked away, just behind the Lizard Point, is the stunningly pretty little cove of Housel Bay. Set at…

    Beach cafe
  • Polpeor Cove

    Polpeor Cove

    A tiny beach situated just to the right of Lizard Point. The cove is dominated by the Old Lizard Lifeboat…

    Dog friendly beach
  • Church Cove

    Church Cove

    This narrow little rocky cove set between the cliffs on the eastern side of the Lizard Point is a real…

  • Caerthillian Cove

    Caerthillian Cove

    Caerthillian Cove is a rocky inlet situated between Lizard Point and Kynance Cove. There may be times…

    Dog friendly beach
  • Pentreath Beach

    Pentreath Beach

    Just a little way from Kynance Cove, on the western side of the Lizard Peninsula, this westerly facing…

    Dog friendly beach
  • Kynance Cove

    Kynance Cove

    Popular since Victorian times, the brilliant turquoise water and white sand, with islands, caves and…

    Beach cafe Toilets Good surf
  • Cadgwith Cove

    Cadgwith Cove

    Cadgwith is one of those Cornish fishing villages that time seems to have passed by. The beach is still…

    Beach cafe Toilets
  • Carleon Cove

    Carleon Cove

    At the foot of Poltesco Valley lies the rocky little Carleon Cove. The National Trust owned beach and…

    Dog friendly beach
  • Kennack Sands Beach

    Kennack Sands Beach

    Kennack Sands sits on the more sheltered eastern side of the Lizard Peninsula, not far from the tip.…

    Dog friendly beach Lifeguarded beach Beach cafe Toilets
  • Mullion Cove

    Mullion Cove

    The rugged little Victorian harbour at Mullion Cove is home to a diminutive stretch of beach. Set within…

    Dog friendly beach Beach cafe Toilets
  • Lankidden Cove

    Lankidden Cove

    This hidden cove is best reached via a hike along the coast path from Kennack Sands over a mile away.…

    Dog friendly beach
  • Polurrian Cove

    Polurrian Cove

    Polurrian Cove is located just beyond the headland to the north of the little harbour at Mullion Cove.…

    Lifeguarded beach
  • Poldhu Cove

    Poldhu Cove

    Poldhu Cove is one of the most popular beaches on the Lizard Peninsula. Partly because it is less remote…

    Lifeguarded beach Beach cafe Toilets
  • Gunwalloe Beach

    Gunwalloe Beach

    The National Trust owned beach of Gunwalloe sits at the base of the Lizard Peninsula. It is a pretty…

    Lifeguarded beach Beach cafe Toilets
  • Dollar Cove

    Dollar Cove

    Bring your metal detector as there's rumoured to be treasure here. The cove is named after the silver…

    Dog friendly beach Toilets