Gwenver Beach is a sandy, west-facing beach near Sennen in the far west of Cornwall. It sits in a relatively secluded spot at the foot of Trevedra cliff in Whitesand Bay. It is normally significantly quieter than its neighbour, Sennen Cove, with which beach Gwenver links at low tides. At high tides the steep slope of Gwenver beach into the sea can make it dangerous.
Lands End & Mounts Bay Beaches, Cornwall
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Lamorna Cove Beach is a sheltered cove on the Penwith peninsula in west Cornwall. The small, pebbly beach in Lamorna's harbour is strewn with granite boulders. The most frequent visitors to the beach are walkers of the South West Coast Path and swimmers.
Marazion beach in Cornwall provides access, via a causeway at low tide or by boat at high tide, to the stunning St Michael's Mount, the picturesque Cornish island hosting a medieval castle and sub-tropical gardens. Views of the mount and Mounts Bay from Marazion are spectacular.
Perranuthnoe beach is located around a mile to the east of Marazion in Cornwall, on the eastern edge of Mounts Bay. At low tide Perranuthnoe is a predominantly sandy beach with some shingle. At high tide the beach is almost entirely reclaimed by the sea. The beach is a popular one with surfers.
Porth Nanven Cove is situated at the end of the Cot Valley in the far west of Cornwall, near the town of St Just. Two small, west-facing beaches sit in the cove, which lies approximately 5 miles due north of Lands End. Both beaches are predominantly rocky, with some sand revealed at low tides.
Portheras Cove Beach is a secluded, north-facing beach on the Penwith peninsula in the far west of Cornwall. It is a little-known, locals' beach around the midpoint of the coastal path between Lands End and St Ives.
Porthgwarra Beach is a small, sandy beach nestling in a secluded cove on the Penwith peninsula in west Cornwall. Much of the beach, which is south-facing, is reclaimed by the sea at high tides. At low tides there are rock pools, and two man-made tunnels which run through the cliffs, to explore.
Priests Cove Beach sits in the shadow of Cape Cornwall on Cornwall's west coast. Priests Cove is a south-facing pebble beach set in a small fishing cove. Fine Atlantic views can be enjoyed from the cliff tops above the beach.
St Loys is a small, remote cove in Penwith, west Cornwall, in which sits a rocky beach. St Loys Cove Beach sits at the mouth of a wooded valley, in the shadow of Boscawen Point headland. The cove is a little-known sun trap, which the vegetation of the area reflects.