Guide to Cornwall's beaches

Beaches near St Agnes

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

The beach guide has 6 beaches listed in and around the town of St Agnes.

  1. Trevaunance Cove

    Trevaunance Cove
    dog friendly lifeguarded toilets beach cafe car park good surf

    Trevaunance Cove is the main beach in St Agnes. The beach is dominated by the high cliffs to the north and there are plenty of reminders of the areas mining heritage to be seen. With its sand and shingle mix, it is especially…

  2. Trevellas-Porth Beach

    Trevellas-Porth Beach
    dog friendly car park

    Mainly pebble beach situated in Trevellas Coombe, the next valley north of St Agnes. At low tide it is possible to Trevaunance Cove. The areas mining heritage is clear to see here with a scattering derelict mine workings…

  3. Chapel Porth Beach

    Chapel Porth Beach
    lifeguarded car park good surf

    Set in a mining valley between high cliffs, the first view of the cove is quite dramatic. The impression you will get of Chapel Porth depends on when and at what tide you go there. At high tide the beach can become a somewhat…

  4. Porthtowan Beach

    Porthtowan Beach
    lifeguarded good surf blue flag

    Porthtowan is another of Cornwall's great North coast beaches which grows exponentially in size as the tide goes out. At low tide the beach stretches nearly 1.5 miles to include Chapel Porth beach and cliffs below the iconic…

  5. Perranporth Beach

    Perranporth Beach
    dog friendly lifeguarded toilets beach cafe good surf

    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 one end is Perranporth, the archetypal beach town with the high street…

  6. Penhale Sands Beach

    Penhale Sands Beach
    dog friendly lifeguarded nudist beach

    Set on the north Cornwall coast Penhale Sands is part of a Special Area of Conservation. At low tide Perran Sands beach joins up with Perranporth Beach to create a beautiful three mile stretch of stunning golden sands. The…