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Description:St Mawes is a pleasant seaside town which is well worth a visit just for the scenery. There are two sandy beaches with rock pools, Summers Beach and Tavern Beach. At low tide there is also the harbour beach. St Mawes Castle can be visited and there are also ferries to Falmouth

Safety:No details available. See Beach Safety Guide

Access:There are steps to Summers Beach and a steep sloping path to Tavern Beach, neither beaches have disabled access. There is a short sloping path from the road to the harbour beach which is suitable for wheel chairs (path is opposite the Rising Sun)

Dogs:Dogs are banned on Tavern Beach and Summers Beach from Easter Day to October 1

Directions:St Mawes is 16 miles from Truro and 19 miles from St Austell. Aproaching from the east or west on the A390 about 4 miles east of Truro turn onto the A3078 for St Mawes (signposted to St Mawes). Continue on the A3078 until St Mawes

Parking:1 car park in St Mawes, also 2 car parks at St Mawes Castle

Toilets:Yes, in the St Mawes car park

Facilities:Shops, restaurants

Activities:St Mawes Castle, ferry to Falmouth

Nearby Beaches: Swanpool Beach (18 miles), Gyllyngvase Beach (17 miles), Castle Beach (17 miles),
St Anthony Head (9 miles), Porthbeor Beach (10 miles), Towan Beach (6 miles), Portscatho (5 miles), Porthcurnick Beach (6 miles), Pendower Beach (6 miles), Carne Beach (6 miles)


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Photos of St Mawes provided by West Country Views
For more photos of St Mawes, visit St Mawes Photos
on the West Country Views website




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