Prisk Cove, Rosemullion Head

Designated Area of Outstanding Natural BeautyOff the beaten track

Prisk Cove beach lies to the south of the picturesque headland of Rosemullion Head, around 5 miles from Falmouth, Cornwall. It is a largely shingle, south-east facing beach with numerous rock pools.


Prisk Cove, Rosemullion Head

Self catering holiday accommodation in the area is available in Falmouth holiday cottages, and holiday cottages in Mawnan Smith and Helford Passage.

Prisk Cove be reached on foot from Mawnan (1 mile); a pleasant walk which takes in a wooded valley, the South West Coast Path and fabulous coastal views of Falmouth Bay. The beach can be accessed via styles from the South West Coast Path. There are no facilities.

Rosemullion is believed to be the site of an Iron Age hill fort. It is located at the mouth of the Helford River, where it meets the English Channel. The Lizard Peninsula lies to the south of the Helford. The area is an important one for wildlife and as such has been designated a County Wildlife Site and is part of the Helford Voluntary Marine Conservation Area.


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