Perranuthnoe Beach (Perran Sands)

Perranuthnoe beach in Mounts Bay, Cornwall

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.


Perranuthnoe beach in CornwallThere are fine views of Cornwall’s jewel, St Michael’s Mount, from the cliffs above beach, which is around half a mile in length. This Perran Sands should not be confused with the beach of the same name at Perranporth.

Self catering in Cornwall is in ready supply and visitors will find a good selection of holiday cottages in Perranuthnoe, Marazion and Penzance (around 4miles to the west).

Access to the beach is via steps from the car park, and a slipway. Facilities at the beach include a café and toilets, and one of the oldest pubs in Cornwall is located in the town. There is restricted access for dogs on the beach from Easter to October.

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  1. The Cabin Beach Café

    Situated in a small field just above the sea it has lovely views of the beach and the surrounding coastline and countryside. We offer food, drink and a smile throughout the day, from breakfast until teatime. We are now open every day except Christmas Day and Boxing Day. We are really proud of the wide range of quality food that we serve and offer a great range of home made dishes including some excellent vegetarian and gluten free options –

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