St. Mawes has two main beaches with a mixture of sand and rock, Tavern Beach and Summers Beach.At low tide there is also the harbour beach.
Summers beach is a large south facing crescent of sand and rocks.
Tavern beach lies just below the the 16th century St. Mawes Castle, built about 1542.
The beaches in St. Mawes can be busy in the summer, due to the ferry from Falmouth.
St Mawes is a popular centre for a wide range of watersports activities.
Car park, toilets, food, shops.
No dogs between Easter and October.