Description:Marazion is a small and picturesque seaside town which looks out onto Mounts Bay and St Michaels Mount in West Cornwall. There is a long sandy beach which at low tide stretches west all the way to Penzance. St Michaels Mount can be visited by walking the causeway at low tide and there are ferries at high tide. East of the town there is a long rocky and sand beach which is usually quiet.
Safety:Signs warn of motorised water craft and submerged objects. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:Approaching Marazion, there are access points along the sea front including steps and sloping paths. At the Folly Field car park and the Kings Road car park there are slip ways suitable for wheel chairs. The east beach is accessible from steep steps from Leys Lane.
Dogs:Dogs are banned on Marazion beach from 1st July to 31st August (10am to 6pm).
Directions:Marazion is about 7 miles from Hayle and 10 miles from Helston. Approaching from North Cornwall use the A30 and at Hayle follow the directions to Penzance. Proceed on the A30 and shortly after Crowlas there is a roundabout. Take the second left for Marazion (signposted to Marazion). Follow this road to a junction, then turn left to drive along the sea front to Marazion. You can also approach Marazion on the A394 from Helston.
Post Code:TR17 0DA.
Parking:On the approach to Marazion, there are car parks along the sea front and field car parks behind the sea front. Closer to the town there is a large car park at Folly Field and a smaller car park at Kings Road.
Facilities:Shops, cafés in Marazion.