Some of the best beaches in England are in Cornwall here are 7 of them for you to discover and they are all within each reach of our villas on Atlantic Reach.
Constantine Bay is an impressive wide crescent of golden sands, ideal for families to enjoy a day rock pooling, play beach games or simply enjoy the sun. Contantine Bay is a popular surf spot with loads of shops offering surf gear and instruction. Trevose golf club is within walking distance of the beach, while for walkers you may get to see seals and basking sharks.
Kynance Cove is situated on the Lizard peninsula and is strikingly beautiful with rugged cliffs and white sand revealed at low tide. Its serpentine rock formations and turquoise water make it popular with painters and photographers. Designated an area of outstanding natural beauty along the beach you will find numerous caves to explore and rare plants such as Cornish heath.
Whitsand Bay can be found in the south east of Cornwall and is a 4 miles stretch of sand and rocks surrounded by high dramatic cliffs. For walkers there are incredible views and a number of wrecks out at sea make it popular with divers. At the western end of the beach you’ll find Fort Tregantle, built in 1865 just above the sand line. Steep steps does mean this beautiful beach is not over used.
Watergate Bay lies on the north coast, with a 2 mile stretch of golden sand has an abundance of facilities and allows dogs all year making it popular with families. Watergate bay has the best surfing conditions in Cornwall and the Extreme Academy offers sports such as a kite-surfing and kite buggying for those looking for something different. Jamie Oliver’s fifteen Cornwall is situated just above the beach serving locally sourced food with spectacular views over the beach and Newquays bays.
Porthcurno Beach is a famously idyllic beach of white sand and turquoise water, located 3 miles from Lands End. The cliff top path along this stretch of coastline has the most impressive views of Cornwall and the Minack Theatre is built into the cliffs. Porthcurno is well known for being the spot where the first submarine cable came ashore in 1870. The beach is sheltered and good for families with a stream at the top for kids.
Sennen Cove has one of Cornwall’s best beaches with its amazing surf, great stretch of sand and outstanding scenic views. Perfect for a family day out and experienced surfers alike. Sennen Cove harbour still holds a small fleet of fishing boats and the RHLI lifeboat station that serves Lands End is stationed here. Sennen has remained quintessentially Cornish and has art galleries, cafes and enticing shops to browse – in particular the Roundhouse selling arts and crafts made exclusively in Cornwall.
Gunwalloe Church Cove has a lovely 15th century church that stands at the edge of the beach and gives this picturesque cove its name and reputation. Strikingly the church’s bell tower, which dates back to the 13th century is a detached building nestled into the cliff. The beach is a sheltered spot with a small stream running through it, yet despite its popularity Church Cove remains an unspoilt location.