Kynance Cove

Kynance Cove on the Lizard, Cornwall

Kynance Cove is a glorious, rugged beach on the dramatic western coast of the Lizard Peninsula, Cornwall. It is situated around a mile and a half from Lizard Point, Cornwall, the southern-most tip of mainland Britain which can be reached on foot along the South West Coast Path.


Beach at Kynance Cove, CornwallA popular beach thanks to its’ clear waters and stunning geology – dramatic rock formations, caves, islands and cliffs – the sandy beach is accessible only at low tide. At high tide the beach is largely reclaimed by the sea.

The nearest major town is Helston, Cornwall, around 11 miles to the north. Self catering accommodation is available nearby, including a fine selection of holiday cottages in the Lizard.

Access to the beach is via the National Trust car park, and involves a steep drop down steps and track. Facilities include a café nestled in the cliffs and toilets. Dogs are not permitted in peak seasons, from Easter to October.

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  1. Kynance Cafe

    Kynance Cafe offers one of the best locations in Cornwall, set in the beautiful Kynance Cove a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Cafe nestles above the cove and makes a perfect place to stop and sample the cornish pasties, fresh crab sandwiches and baguettes, not to mention the mouth watering home made cake and cream teas –

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