Cornwall Beach Guide

Sennen Cove Beach

West Cornwall.
Sennen Cove is a wide sandy beach which is popular with surfers and families. There are decent facilities and plenty of parking. At low tide the beach stretches from Sennen Cove to Gwynver Beach. There is also parking at Gwynver but with a very steep path to the beach. The coast path can be walked south from Sennen Cove to Lands End for spectacular coastal views.
Signs warn of strong under currents, large breaking waves and submerged objects. Lifeguards in summer. See Beach Safety Guide.
Slipway to Sennen Beach. Steep path to the beach at Gwynver.
Dogs are banned on the beach at Sennen Cove from 15 May to 30 September (10am to 6pm). Dogs allowed all year at Gwynver.
Sennen Cove is 9 miles from Penzance. Follow the A30 around the outskirts of Penzance, then follow the A30 to Sennen Cove and Lands End. Shortly before Lands End turn right for Sennen Cove. Before the Sennen Cove turning there is a turning to the car park at Gwynver.
Post Code:
TR19 7DG.
1 large field car park on the cliffs at Sennen Cove and smaller car parks by the beach and by the harbour. There is also parking at Gwynver.
Yes, by the beach car park and harbour car park. No toilets at Gwynver.
Restaurants & cafés at Sennen Cove. No facilities at Gwynver.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Porthcurno (4 miles, sandy beach)
Porth Chapel (4 miles, sandy beach, part dog friendly)
Cape Cornwall (7 miles, pebble and rocky cove, dog friendly)
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