Marazion Beach (St Michael’s Mount)

Marazion beach and St Michael's Mount, Cornwall



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.

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St Michael's Mount seen from Marazion beach, CornwallMarazion is a fine beach in its’ own right; a relatively sheltered sand and pebble beach, it is a particularly good spot for sports and pastimes such as windsurfing, kite flying and sailing. Part of one of the longest stretches of beach in Cornwall, Marazion beach combines with Longrock and Eastern Green beaches to stretch from Marazion to Penzance, a distance of around 3 miles.

There is a good supply of holiday cottages in Marazion and self catering accommodation is also available in Penzance holiday cottages.

A small car park is located by the beach and access to the beach is easy. The town of Marazion provides facilities including shops, toilets, children’s play area, cafés and pubs. Lifeguards patrol the beach in the summer season. Dogs are not permitted.

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4 thoughts on “Marazion Beach (St Michael’s Mount)

  1. Ben's Cornish Kitchen

    Located in Marazion just a few steps away from the causeway to the picturesque tidal island of St Michael’s Mount, Ben’s Cornish kitchen is a recently renovated bistro-style eatery that serves a variety of local food and is frequented by locals and travellers. With exteriors that are simple and modest, the restaurant sports a stylish and elegant atmosphere, with irregular walls, beautiful wooden furniture, and a wooden floor that livens up the entire space. Prepared by Chef Ben Prior, the menu has a number of unique signature dishes that blend well with the traditional fare, prepared from fresh and local ingredients that are well presented – http://www.benscornishkitchen.com

  2. The Chapel Rock Beach Café

    The Chapel Rock Beach Café is situated in the historical market town of Marazion directly opposite the spectacular landmark of St Michaels Mount and 30 seconds from the beautiful sandy beach popular with both families and water sports enthusiasts. The Café has a Mediterranean influence and promotes high quality freshly prepared food that is all produced and sourced from local suppliers. Through winter we are open only on sundays until february half term. We are fully licenced but also welcome BYO for wine and beer in the evenings. If you are after consistently great coffee, friendly service and a delicious choice of food such as the award winning All Day Breakfast, gourmet burgers, Italian style sandwiches and freshly prepared pizzas come and treat yourself. If you are out walking in this beautiful area you may like to know that dogs are very welcome too – http://www.chapelrockcafe.com

  3. Jordan's Café

    Ideally located right next Marazion beach, Jordan’s café and gift shop is situated at the gateway to St. Michael’s Mount boasting spectacular views over Mount’s Bay. Open all year from 10am daily, we have a selection of fairtrade organic teas, coffees and hot chocolate on offer as well as fruit smoothies and Roskilly’s ice cream milkshakes. Our large menu boasts wonderful home made soups, locally made pasties, filled paninis, hot and cold baguettes, oven baked potatoes, pizzas, ciabattas and much more – http://www.jordanscafe.co.uk

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