Cornwall Beach Guide

Cadgwith Beach

Description:
Cadgwith is a small but very photogenic fishing village with two small pebble beaches, the east beach acts as harbour for the fishing boats.
Safety:
Signs warn to beware of motorised water craft, also beware of falling rocks. Also do not bathe when sea is rough. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
There is a sloping path from the car park to Cadgwith village. This takes about 5 minutes to walk. Final access to the east beach at Cadgwith is level, there are steps to the west beach not suitable for wheel chairs.
Dogs:
Dogs allowed all year on the Cadgwith east beach. Dogs are banned on the west Cadgwith beach Easter Day to October 1 (7am to 7pm).
Directions:
Cadgwith is 22 miles from Redruth and 11 miles from Helston. Approach Helston on the A394 from the east or west. Alternatively drive to Redruth on the A30 and at Redruth take the B3297 to Helston. At Helston follow the A3083 to the Lizard. On the A3083 (about 2 miles from Lizard village) turn left to Cadgwith (signposted to Cadgwith). On this road go around a left bend, then take the second right (signposted to Cadgwith) and continue on this road to the Cadgwith car park. There is a 5 minute walk to Cadgwith village.
Post Code:
TR12 7JY.
Parking:
1 car park at Cadgwith.
Toilets:
Yes.
Facilities:
Shop.
Activities:
None.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Coverack (8 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly)
Kennack Sands (2 miles, sandy beach, part dog friendly, disabled access)
Kynance Cove (4 miles, beautiful sandy cove)
Poldhu Cove (5 miles, sandy cove, surfing, disabled access)
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