Cornwall Beach Guide

Lamorna Cove Beach

Description:
At Lamorna Cove there is a small rocky beach with a quay and some sand at low tide. For walkers, there are spectacular views on the coast path to the west but the coast path is rocky.
Safety:
No details available. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
The car park is right by the beach at Lamorna Cove and there is a slipway to the beach.
Dogs:
Dogs are banned on the beach at Lamorna Cove.
Directions:
Lamorna Cove is 6 miles from Penzance which is 27 miles from Truro and 14 miles from Helston. Take the A30 to Penzance and follow the A30 around the outskirts of Penzance. Shortly after Penzance turn left onto the B3315 and follow this road into Newlyn, then at a crossroads turn right to continue on the B3315. Continue on this road for approximately 3 miles until until a left turning for Lamorna Cove (signposted to Lamorna Cove). Drive through Lamorna village to reach Lamorna Cove.
Post Code:
TR19 6XJ.
Parking:
2 small car parks at Lamorna Cove, 1 by the beach and 1 above the quay. Note that we have had many reports about problems with car parking at Lamorna Cove, such as "they prefer to take any chance to get a fine which is then racked up at extortionate rates". Ensure you pay the correct amount for the time you need and display your ticket properly. Also make sure your wheels do not overlap onto adjacent car parking spaces, as you may get fined.
Toilets:
Yes.
Facilities:
Café.
Activities:
Popular with divers.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Marazion (11 miles, seaside town with sandy beach)
Long Rock (9 miles, sandy beach, part dog friendly)
Penzance (5 miles, seaside town with pebble/sandy beach)
Porthcurno (6 miles, sandy beach)
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