Top 10 Cornwall Beaches

Here are The UK Beaches Guides top 10 Cornwall beaches. Our rating is based on two factors: the amount each page is viewed and any reviews submitted.

1. Little Perhaver Beach, St Austell

Little Perhaver Beach.Little Perhaver beach also known as Gorran Haven beach is a sandy beach on the most eastern point of the Roseland Peninsula, sheltered from the pr...

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2. Widemouth Sands Beach, Bude

Widemouth Sands Beach.Widemouth Sands, large sandy beach is ideal for families and offers a variety of activities including swimming, traditional beach games, surfing and rock pools....

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3. Boobys Bay Beach, Padstow

Boobys Bay Beach.Booby's Bay is a wide sandy beach with many rock pools and popular with more experienced surfers, although no beach available at high tide. Access to the beach is by climbing down from the c...

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4. Swanpool Beach, Falmouth

Swanpool Beach.Swanpool beach, small east facing sand and pebble cove on the outskirts of Falmouth. There is level access to the beach and excellent facilities are close by. There is a footpath around Swa...

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5. Long Rock Beach, Penzance

Long Rock Beach.Long Rock a family beach with sand and pebbles. The beach is a shallow gradient so a lot of water before it gets deep which makes safe family swimming....

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6. Hemmick Beach, St Austell

Hemmick Beach.Hemmick beach is a small sandy beach to the west of Dodman Point. Relatively safe swimming....

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7. Church Cove Beach, The Lizard

Church Cove Beach.Church Cove is very small and nested between the cliffs. The crabbing boats are still pulled up the beach by wire rope and winch. Access to good cliff walks....

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8. Sharrow Point (Grotto Beach) Beach, Tregonhawke

Sharrow Point (Grotto Beach) Beach.Sharrow Point also known as Grotto Beach. The name Grotto comes from the National Trust property at Sharrow Point which preserves a small cave excavated by hand in 1874 by a hermit called Lugger, w...

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9. Porthcurno Beach, St Levan

Porthcurno Beach.Porthcurno Beach is a beautiful white sand southeast facing beach in the western corner of the very lovely Porthcurno Bay.The beach has a deep shelf into the sea at high tide.Bordered...

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10. Porthtowan Beach, Porthtowan

Porthtowan Beach.Porthtowan beach is a large sandy beach popular with surfers (good for beginners) and families. At low tide you can take a 15 minute walk along the beach to neighboring Chapel Porth, altern...

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Blue Flag Beaches

In addition to this list of our top Cornwall beaches, Cornwall has 8 Blue Flag awarded beaches and many more seaside awards.


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