Beaches near Penzance

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

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

  • Penzance Promenade Beach

    Penzance Promenade Beach

    The beach in Penzance stretches for around a mile along the length of the Promenade. Mostly shingle…

    Beach cafe Toilets
  • Battery Rocks Beach

    Battery Rocks Beach

    Like the neigbouring Promenade beach, Battery Rocks beach only exists on lower tides. Sitting between…

    Dog friendly beach Beach cafe Toilets
  • Wherrytown Beach

    Wherrytown Beach

    Wherrytown beach is the large stretch of pebbles between Penzance and Newlyn. The beach is backed by…

    Dog friendly beach Toilets
  • Eastern Green Beach

    Eastern Green Beach

    Penzance's east beach starts at the appropriately named Station Rocks and follows the curve of Mount's…

    Dog friendly beach
  • Newlyn Tolcarne Beach

    Newlyn Tolcarne Beach

    Mainly pebble beach with a little sand, immediately below Newlyn Green, and close to Newlyn Orion Gallery.

    Dog friendly beach Good surf
  • Newlyn Beach

    Newlyn Beach

    This small beach on the edge of Newlyn is just past the fish market and quays. Despite also being known…

    Dog friendly beach
  • Mousehole Beach

    Mousehole Beach

    Whilst being one of the prettiest fishing villages in Cornwall Mousehole is not renowned for it's beaches.…

    Beach cafe Toilets Good surf
  • Longrock Beach

    Longrock Beach

    A safe family beach with sand and pebbles. Favoured with Penzance locals as it is the most easily accessible…

    Dog friendly beach Lifeguarded beach Good surf
  • Marazion Beach

    Marazion Beach

    Despite being situated in front of the popular village of Marazion and having ample parking and amenities…

    Lifeguarded beach Beach cafe Toilets Good surf
  • Lamorna Cove

    Lamorna Cove

    The picturesque little Lamorna Cove sits at the foot of a wooded valley between Mousehole and Porthcurno.…

    Beach cafe Toilets
  • Gurnards Head Beach

    Gurnards Head Beach

    Not an area for family beaches. Treen Cove is a short distance east of the headland, overlooked by the…

    Dog friendly beach
  • St Loy's Cove

    St Loy's Cove

    St Loy is perhaps best known for its wooded valley leading down to the coast. This is a beautiful walk…

    Dog friendly beach
  • Porthmeor Cove

    Porthmeor Cove

    This secluded cove is set on the rugged West Cornwall coast between Land's End and St Ives. It is about…

    Dog friendly beach Nudist / naturist