The Beach Guide

Beaches near Lizard

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

The beach guide has 14 beaches listed in and around the town of Lizard.

  • Housel Bay

    Housel Bay

    Small sandy cove at the bottom of the cliffs not far from the Lizard Point. Can become cut off at higher…

    car park
  • 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 car park
  • Pentreath Beach

    Pentreath Beach

    Pebble beach below the cliffs, although there is sand at low water. Usually quiet beach as no immediate…

    dog friendly car park
  • Church Cove

    Church Cove

    Narrow rocky cove set between cliffs on the eastern side of the Lizard. Slipway for launching boats,…

    car park
  • Caerthillian Cove

    Caerthillian Cove

    A rocky inlet between Lizard Point and Kynance Cove. Popular with surfers and bird watchers.

    dog friendly car park
  • Kynance Cove

    Kynance Cove

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

    car park 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…

    car park
  • Carleon Cove

    Carleon Cove

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

    dog friendly car park
  • Kennack Sands Beach

    Kennack Sands Beach

    Superb family beach. Lots of sand, a stream and rock pools. Geologically interesting. Dogs allowed on…

    lifeguarded car park
  • Mullion Cove

    Mullion Cove

    Pretty cove with sandy beach at low tide. Interesting serpentine rock formation in cliffs. Dogs allowed.…

    dog friendly car park
  • 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 car park
  • Polurrian Cove

    Polurrian Cove

    Large sandy beach where dogs are not allowed. popular with families.

    lifeguarded car park
  • Poldhu Cove

    Poldhu Cove

    Famous as the place from which the first Trans-Atlantic radio signal was sent in 1901. A popular sandy…

    lifeguarded car park
  • 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