Cornwall Beach Guide

Bessy's Cove Beach

Description:
Part of the Prussia Cove group of coves, Bessy's Cove is a picturesque cove which is mainly rocky but has a small white sand beach. Popular with families and also used for snorkeling. No facilities or toilets and note that the Bessy's Cove car park is small. Definitely worth walking the coast path to Piskies Cove and Cudden Point for great views.
Safety:
No details available. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
There is a 5 minute walk from the car park to the beach at Bessy's Cove. Final access to the beach is via some steep steps.
Dogs:
Dogs allowed all year at Bessy's Cove.
Directions:
Bessy's Cove (part of Prussia Cove) is about 1 mile from Rosudgeon which is about 7 miles from Helston. Take the A394 west from Helston or east from Marazion. At the village of Rosudgeon turn south for Prussia Cove (signposted to Prussia Cove). At the Bessy's Cove car park there is a 5 minute walk to Bessy's Cove and there are steps to the beach.
Post Code:
TR20 9BB.
Parking:
1 small car park which is a 5 minute walk from the cove.
Toilets:
No.
Facilities:
None.
Activities:
Snorkeling.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Praa Sands (3 miles, sandy beach, surfing)
Kenneggy Sand (less than 1 mile on coast path, sandy beach, dog friendly)
Piskies Cove (less than 1 mile on coast path, sandy cove, dog friendly)
Perranuthnoe (3 miles, sandy beach)
Marazion (4 miles, seaside town with sandy beach)
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