Cornwall Beach Guide

Kennack Sands Beach

Description:
Kennack Sands is a popular sandy beach with plenty of rock pools. Parking and facilities are close to the beach.
Safety:
No details available. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
Level access to the beach at Kennack Sands.
Dogs:
Dogs are banned on Kennack Sands west beach from Easter Day to October 1 (7am to 7pm). Dogs allowed all year at Kennack Sands east.
Directions:
Kennack Sands is approximately 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 Lizard. Approximately 2 miles before Lizard take a left turning (signposted to Kennack Sands and Ruan Minor). Continue on this road until you reach Ruan Minor and then turn left at a cross roads (again signposted to Kennack Sands). Continue on this road to Kuggar and follow the road through Kuggar and down to Kennack Sands. Alternatively after Helston, shortly after Culdrose Airfield turn left onto the B3293. After the Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station take the first right (signposted to Kennack Sands) and continue on this road until Kuggar. At Kuggar turn left and follow the road down to Kennack Sands.
Post Code:
TR12 7LZ.
Parking:
1 car park at Kennack Sands.
Toilets:
Yes, by the car park.
Facilities:
Café, beach shop at Kennack Sands.
Activities:
None.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Coverack (7 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly)
Kynance Cove (5 miles, beautiful sandy cove)
Poldhu Cove (6 miles, sandy cove, surfing, disabled access)
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