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. Porthcressa Beach, Hugh Town

Porthcressa Beach.Porthcressa beach is a sandy beach located within Hugh Town on the Scilly Isles. It is the southern of the two beaches.The water in Porthcressa Bay is a gentle slope and good for swimming an...

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2. Trenow Cove Beach, Penzance

Trenow Cove Beach.Trenow Cove beach is made up of sand and rocks and the beach lies between Perranuthnoe and St Michaels Mount....

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3. St Georges Cove Beach, Padstow

St Georges Cove Beach.Padstow is a picturesque harbour town on the western banks of the Camel Estuary. The main and closest beach is to the north of the town and accessible by the coast path. A single stretch of...

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4. Hawkers Cove Beach, Padstow

Hawkers Cove Beach.Hawkers Cove, sandy beach that becomes very large at low tide. You can walk from St George's Cove to here. As the tide goes out you get a wide sandy beach which at its lowest point extends ...

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5. 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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6. Sallys Bottom Beach, Redruth

Sallys Bottom Beach.Sallys Bottom beach is sand and rocks at the bottom of a steep descent via some steps....

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7. Fox Cove Beach, Porthcothan

Fox Cove Beach.Fox Cove beach is sand and has some interesting rocks to explore....

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8. St Anthony In Meneage Beach, Mawgan

St Anthony In Meneage Beach.St Anthony In Meneage, small beach located in a waterside hamlet within Gillan Creek. Popular for sailing and motor boats but limited facilities....

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9. Porthminster Beach, St Ives

Porthminster Beach.Porthminster beach is in the town of St Ives and sits just below the railway station. Excellent for people who want to swim and spend time on the beach whilst also having easy access to all...

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10. Fistral Bay Beach, Newquay

Fistral Bay Beach.Fistral Beach, Newquay is at the centre of the Cornwall surf scene and hosts major surf tournaments throughout the year. Fistral beach is one of the most consistent and best surfing beaches in the ...

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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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