Cadgwith Beach

Cadgwith Beach on the Lizard, Cornwall

The village of Cadgwith Beach boasts two south-east-facing, shingle beaches in a scenic cove. A minor headland divides the beaches. Cadgwith is a picturesque working fishing village. The northern beach is home to the town’s fishing boats. The southern beach is the more popular with sun-seekers. Traditional cottages line the rear of the beach.


Beach at Cadgwith, CornwallCadgwith lies on the eastern side of the Lizard Peninsula in south west Cornwall. The Lizard Peninsula is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The South West Coast Path, which stretches around Cornwall, provides great walking opportunities for experienced walkers and links Cadgwith to nearby beaches at Kennack Sands and Kynance Cove.

Holiday cottages in the Lizard Peninsula offer a range of self catering holiday accommodation options. Cadgwith itself is home to a selection of holiday cottages.

A car park is situated in the main village. Facilities include a shop, café, pub and toilets. Dogs are not permitted on the southern beach from Easter to October. The northern beach is dog-friendly.

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