Cornwall

Nearest Beaches in Cornwall

So you’ve decided to look for some beaches in Cornwall? Well we’re here to help with that and to start you off we have listed here all the beaches Cornwall has to offer. On top of that you can also use the map at the top of the page to visualise exactly where the beach is or use it as a tool to help you discover new and exciting beaches that you’ve never been to or heard of before.

Each beach listed here has its own profile page where the facilities and features of that beach are listed to make it easier to find out which beach it is you’d like to visit.

Beaches in Cornwall are some of the most wonderful in the country, mostly due to the fact of its southern location and extensive coastline but nonetheless they are simply some of the most stunning in the country. Use our search features to explore their locations and grab a feel of some of these beaches Cornwall has to offer.

Activities at beaches in Cornwall

Because of having so many beaches to choose from beaches in Cornwall can offer so many different activities ranging from windsurfing to walking and even sailing. This fact makes beaches in Cornwall some of the most diverse the UK can offer and there’s always a beach to suit a persons need.

One of the best surfing beaches in Cornwall is Perranporth – Penhale Sands Beach, it offers some of the best surf in Cornwall and is only a stone’s throw away from Newquay. Should you wish to pay this beach a visit you won’t be disappointed.

One of the best walking beaches in Cornwall is Polridmouth Beach, with its spectacular views and overall quality this really is one of the best beaches Cornwall has to offer. Located on the southern coast it is surrounded by rocky cliffs and lush green fields to make your way around designated walking circuits or to just stroll up and down the beach taking in its breath-taking sights.

Some of the nearest beaches in Cornwall

If you just want to browse the beaches in Cornwall to find something suitable for a great day out then you can find them all here listed in alphabetical order. Some of the population’s favourites are:

Towan Beach: a relatively small beach located not too far away from Falmouth provides a superb location for that day out to the seaside that you’ve been planning for a while. A mixture of rocks and beautiful sands won’t leave you disappointed as this beach has it all and even for even the most travelled beach-goer it can provide something new.

Mounts Bay in Penzance provides any familiar beach visitor with something new to enjoy. A long stretch of sand to find that secluded and isolated spot to settle in as well as fantastic water, with sufficient surf to get some body-boarding going if you so wish.

Beaches in Cornwall

We have 141 beaches listed in Cornwall:

  • Blackrock Beach - Bude, Cornwall
  • Boobys Beach - Padstow, Cornwall
  • Boscastle Beach - Boscastle, Cornwall
  • Bossiney Haven Beach - Tintagel, Cornwall
  • Bude - Crooklets Beach - Bude, Cornwall
  • Bude - Sandymouth Beach - Bude, Cornwall
  • Bude - Summerleaze Beach - Bude, Cornwall
  • Cadgwith Cove Beach - Lizard, Cornwall
  • Carbis Bay - Porth Kidney Beach - St Ives, Cornwall
  • Carbis Bay Beach - Carbis Bay, Cornwall
  • Cawsand Bay Beach - Plymouth, Cornwall
  • Chapel Porth Beach - St Agnes, Cornwall
  • Charlestown Beach - St Austell, Cornwall
  • Constantine Bay Beach - Padstow, Cornwall
  • Coverack Beach - Helston, Cornwall
  • Crackington Haven Beach - Boscastle, Cornwall
  • Crantock Beach - Newquay, Cornwall
  • Crinnis Beach - Golf Links Beach - East Looe, Cornwall
  • Crinnis Beach - Leisure Centre Beach - East Looe, Cornwall
  • Daymer Bay Beach - Padstow, Cornwall
  • Downderry Beach - East Looe, Cornwall
  • Duporth Beach - St Austell, Cornwall
  • Falmouth (Feock Loe Beach) Beach - Falmouth, Cornwall
  • Freathy Beach - Tregonhawke, Cornwall
  • Gorran Haven - Little Perhaver Beach - St Austell, Cornwall
  • Gorran Haven - Vault Beach - St Austell, Cornwall
  • Greenaway Beach - Polzeath, Cornwall
  • Gunwalloe Cove Beach - Helston, Cornwall
  • Gwithian Beach - Hayle, Cornwall
  • Gwynver Beach - St Just, Cornwall
  • Gyllyngvase Beach - Falmouth, Cornwall
  • Harlyn Bay Beach - Padstow, Cornwall
  • Hemmick Beach - St Mawes, Cornwall
  • Holywell Bay Beach - Newquay, Cornwall
  • Jangye Ryne Beach - Helston, Cornwall
  • Kennack Sands Beach - Helston, Cornwall
  • Kingsand Bay Beach - Plymouth, Cornwall
  • Kynance Cove Beach - Lizard, Cornwall
  • Lamorna Cove Beach - Newlyn, Cornwall
  • Lantic Bay Beach - Fowey, Cornwall
  • Lizard Church Cove Beach - Helston, Cornwall
  • Looe - East Beach - Looe, Cornwall
  • Looe - Hannafore Beach - Looe, Cornwall
  • Looe - Plaidy Beach - Looe, Cornwall
  • Lusty Glaze Beach - Newquay, Cornwall
  • Maenporth Beach - Falmouth, Cornwall
  • Marazion Beach - Penzance, Cornwall
  • Mawgan Porth Beach - Newquay, Cornwall
  • Mevagissey Beach - St Austell, Cornwall
  • Mexico Towan Beach - St Just, Cornwall
  • Millendreath Beach - Looe, Cornwall
  • Mother Iveys Bay Beach - Padstow, Cornwall
  • Mounts Bay - Heliport Beach - Penzance, Cornwall
  • Mounts Bay - Little Hogus Beach - Penzance, Cornwall
  • Mounts Bay - Penzance Beach - Penzance, Cornwall
  • Mounts Bay - Wherry Town Beach - Penzance, Cornwall
  • Mousehole Beach - Penzance, Cornwall
  • Nanjizal Beach - Sennen Cove, Cornwall
  • Newquay - Fistral Beach - Newquay, Cornwall
  • Newquay - Great Western Beach - Newquay, Cornwall
  • Newquay - Tolcarne Beach - Newquay, Cornwall
  • Newquay - Towan Beach - Newquay, Cornwall
  • North Cliffs (Deadmans Cove). Camborne Beach - Camborne, Cornwall
  • Northcott Beach - Bude, Cornwall
  • Padstow Beach - Padstow, Cornwall
  • Par Beach - St Austell, Cornwall
  • Pendower - Carne Beach - Veryan, Cornwall
  • Pendower Beach - Veryan, Cornwall
  • Pentewan Sands Beach - Pentewan, Cornwall
  • Perranporth - Penhale Sands Beach - Perranporth, Cornwall
  • Perranporth - Village Beach - Perranporth, Cornwall
  • Perranuthnoe (Perran Sands) Beach - Penzance, Cornwall
  • Peter's Point Beach - St Ives, Cornwall
  • Poldhu Cove Beach - Helston, Cornwall
  • Polkerris Beach - Par, Cornwall
  • Pollurian Cove Beach - Mullion, Cornwall
  • Polnare Cove Beach - Helston, Cornwall
  • Polpeor Beach - Helston, Cornwall
  • Polperro Beach - Looe, Cornwall
  • Polridmouth Beach - Polkerris, Cornwall
  • Polstreath Beach - Mevagissey, Cornwall
  • Polzeath (Hayle Bay) Beach - Wadebridge, Cornwall
  • Port Isaac Beach - Port Isaac, Cornwall
  • Port Mellon Beach - St Austell, Cornwall
  • Porth Beach - Newquay, Cornwall
  • Porth Joke Beach - Newquay, Cornwall
  • Porthallow Beach - Helston, Cornwall
  • Porthbean Beach - Portscatho, Cornwall
  • Porthbeor Beach - Bohortha, Cornwall
  • Porthcothan Beach - Padstow, Cornwall
  • Porthcurnick Beach - Portscatho, Cornwall
  • Porthcurno Beach - Penzance, Cornwall
  • Portheras Cove Beach - St Just, Cornwall
  • Porthglaze Cove Beach - St Ives, Cornwall
  • Porthgwarra Beach - Penzance, Cornwall
  • Porthleven - West Beach - Penzance, Cornwall
  • Porthluney Cove Beach - Gorran haven, Cornwall
  • Porthmeor Cove Beach - St Ives, Cornwall
  • Portholland Beach - Truro, Cornwall
  • Porthoustock Beach - St Keverne, Cornwall
  • Porthpean Beach - St Austell, Cornwall
  • Porthtowan Beach - Porthtowan, Cornwall
  • Porthzennor Cove Beach - St Ives, Cornwall
  • Portloe Beach - Truro, Cornwall
  • Portreath Beach - Portreath, Cornwall
  • Portscatho Beach - St Mawes, Cornwall
  • Portwrinkle Beach - Plymouth, Cornwall
  • Praa Sands East Beach - Helston, Cornwall
  • Praa Sands West Beach - Helston, Cornwall
  • Readymoney (Fowey) Beach - Fowey, Cornwall
  • Rinsey Head Beach - Helston, Cornwall
  • Rock Beach - Padstow, Cornwall
  • Rushy Bay Beach - Bryher, Cornwall
  • Seaton Beach - Looe, Cornwall
  • Sennen Cove Beach - Sennen Cove, Cornwall
  • Sharrow Beach - Tregonhawke, Cornwall
  • St Agnes - Trevaunance Cove Beach - St Agnes, Cornwall
  • St Ives - Porth Gwidden Beach - St Ives, Cornwall
  • St Ives - Porthmeor Beach - St Ives, Cornwall
  • St Ives - Porthminster Beach - St Ives, Cornwall
  • St Just - Porthnanven Beach - St Just, Cornwall
  • St Just - Tregaseal Beach - St Just, Cornwall
  • St. Antonys Head Beach - St Mawes, Cornwall
  • St. Just Priests Cove Beach - Penzance, Cornwall
  • St. Mawes Beach - St Mawes, Cornwall
  • Swanpool Beach - Falmouth, Cornwall
  • Talland Bay Beach - Looe, Cornwall
  • The Towans - Godrevy Beach - St Ives, Cornwall
  • The Towans. Hayle Beach - St Ives, Cornwall
  • Tintagel Beach - Tintagel, Cornwall
  • Towan Beach - St mawes, Cornwall
  • Trebarwith Strand Beach - Tintagel, Cornwall
  • Trefusis Beach at Flushing Beach - Falmouth, Cornwall
  • Tregantle Cliff Beach. Whitsand Bay Beach - Plymouth, Cornwall
  • Tregardock Beach - Tintagel, Cornwall
  • Tregonhawke Beach. Whitsand Bay Beach - Plymouth, Cornwall
  • Trevone Bay Beach - Padstow, Cornwall
  • Treyarnon Bay Beach - Padstow, Cornwall
  • Upton Towans Beach - Hayle, Cornwall
  • Watergate Bay Beach - Newquay, Cornwall
  • Widemouth Sand Beach - Bude, Cornwall