is a picturesque harbour town on the western banks of the
Camel Estuary. To the north of Padstow and accessible by
the coast path is a super stretch of sand from St Georges
Cove to Harbour Cove and Hawkers Cove. Dogs banned at St
Georges Cove in summer Padstow Details
Sands is a wide sandy beach popular with families. There
is a huge expanse of sand at low tide and there is still
some sand left at high tide. Facilities are close to the
beach. Dogs allowed all year. Par
Beach is the west part of a huge sandy beach about 1 mile
long in Gerrans Bay. Dogs allowed all year (on leads) Pendower
Sands is a wide sandy beach with a disused harbour. The
beach is private but access is allowed from Pentewan village.
Note that the Pentewan village car park is very small. Dogs
banned for most of the year Pentewan
is a large seaside town with many facilities. To the north
of Penzance harbour is a sandy beach (called Eastern Green)
which stretches to Marazion at low tide. To the south west
of the harbour there is a pebble & sand beach by the
promenade. There is also an outdoor swimming pool by Penzance
seafront. Dogs banned in summer. Penzance
is a popular seaside town with a huge sandy beach which
stretches 2 miles to the north. There are also extensive
sand dunes and all the expected facilities at Perranporth.
Dogs allowed all year. Perranporth
Beach is a wide sandy beach close to the village of Perranuthnoe.
The beach is also known as Perran Sands. Note that there
is little sand left at high tide. Dogs banned in summer Perranuthnoe
Cove is a picturesque cove with two small sandy beaches
separated by rocks. There is no sand at high tide. No facilities
or parking. Park at Bessy Cove and walk the coast path west
(the walk takes about 15 minutes). Dogs allowed all year Piskies Cove
Beach is a small but pleasant sandy beach with many rock
pools. However, there are no facilities or car parking.
Dogs allowed all year Plaidy Details
Cove is a large popular sandy cove with dunes. Facilities
and parking are close to the beach. Dogs banned in summer.
Poldhu Cove Details
is a small village with a stone quay and a pleasant curved
sandy beach which can be quite busy in summer. There is
also another small beach called Booley Beach which can be
reached via a ten minute walk on the coast path. Dogs banned
in summer. Polkerris
is a picturesque working fishing village with a small sandy
beach beyond the harbour wall. There is also a tidal pool
below the cliffs. In Polperro village there is much to see
and there are plenty of gift shops and restaurants Polperro Details
is a pleasant cove with two sandy beaches, which are joined
together at low tide. There are no facilities or toilets
and parking is some distance away from the beach at Polridmouth.
Dogs allowed all year Polridmouth
Cove is a large perfect sandy beach but with no parking,
facilities or toilets. Park at Mullion Cove or Poldhu Cove
and walk the coast path to Polurrian Cove, taking about
20 minutes. Dogs banned in summer Polurrian Cove
is a wide sand and pebble beach which is reached via the
coast path. Parking, facilities and toilets are at Mevagissey.
Dogs allowed all year Polstreath