Cornwall Beach Guide

Kynance Cove Beach

Description:
Kynance Cove is a picturesque cove with a pleasant sandy beach, which at low tide extends to Asparagus Island.
Safety:
Signs warn of rip currents and not to bathe at low tide, near rocks or in rough seas. Also do not use inflatables. Danger of being cut off by high tide. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
National Trust parking and toilets are a 10 minute walk from the beach and the path down is sloping. The final steps down to the beach at Kynance Cove are steep.
Dogs:
Dogs are banned on Kynance Beach from Easter Day to October 1 (7am to 7pm).
Directions:
Kynance Cove 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. Shortly before the Lizard village turn right onto the road for Kynance Cove (signposted to Kynance Cove).
Post Code:
TR12 7PJ.
Parking:
1 reasonably sized NT car park at Kynance Cove.
Toilets:
Yes, at the car park.
Facilities:
Café at Kynance Cove, by the beach.
Activities:
None.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Kennack Sands (5 miles, sandy beach, part dog friendly, disabled access)
Housel Bay (1 mile, small sandy cove)
Poldhu Cove (6 miles, sandy cove, surfing, disabled access)
Church Cove (12 miles, sandy cove, disabled access)
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