Cornwall’s coastline stretches for over 250 miles, providing a whole host of superb beaches along the way! We take a look at a few of our favourites…

13 May 2019

St Ives – Porthminster Beach

A trip to Porthminster Beach is a must if you’re in and around St Ives on your holidays, the golden sandy beach with views right out to the stunning Godrevy Lighthouse is a beach the whole family can enjoy. The blue flag awarded beach provides a popular spot for those visiting St Ives, partly down to the clear water and range of activities/facilities on offer.

A small café provides award winning seafood as well as a range of ice creams and drinks for the warmer days, whilst Sea Kayaking, Paddleboarding and Coasteering Activities can all be enjoyed at the St Ives Watersports Centre which is located on the beach.

St Ives

Where to stay: Riviere Sands Holiday Village 

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Perranporth Beach

Located in between popular seaside towns of St Ives and Newquay, Perranporth boasts one of Cornwalls finest beaches! Stretching over 3 miles, the sandy beach makes for a perfect location to enjoy a walk, take in the breath-taking views or simply sit back and relax. The beach also caters for those who like to get active, with a surfing school alongside a whole number of water sport activities on offer. The beach is also dog friendly all year round!

The village itself is home to a number of small local restaurants serving a number of wonderful delicacies the whole family can enjoy.

Perranporth Beach


Where to stay: Perran Sands Holiday Park 

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Three miles from the ever famous Lands End sits the small seaside village of Porthcurno, home to a golden sandy beach and clear turquoise sea we’re sure you’ll want to visit on your next trip to Cornwall. The surrounding landscape of open land and stunning cliff faces makes Porthcurno a popular spot for walkers and adventurers, the village is also a part of the Penwith Heritage Coast. If you travel along the coastline you’re sure to find some of the quieter and more secluded beaches, ideal in the busier months!

The Minack Theatre is well worth a visit, the open-air amphitheatre was built into the rock face in 1932 and still holds live shows throughout the year!

Porthcurno Beach

Where to stay: Sennen Cove Camping and Caravanning Club Site 

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Kynance Cove

Arguably the most photographed hotspot in Cornwall, Kynance Cove wouldn’t look out of place in the Mediterranean. The smooth sand beach and the fascinating rock formations make this a summer hotspot for tourists from far and wide! The shallow water makes this a great place to enjoy a paddle or swim, when you’re dried off why not visit the local café and enjoy one of the famous Cornish pasties!

Kynance Cove

Where to stay: Mullion Holiday Park  

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