British Beaches

Sand, sea, sun, surf and scones

Interested in more than just beaches? Check out our new sister site, Sea Britain, for a comprehensive guide to Britain's coastline. Beaches, coastal towns and features, local accomodation, weather, tides, local tourist attractions and more. All at

Mexico Towan Beach

St Just, Cornwall

A long sandy beach next door to Gwithian.


Cafe, beach shop


Surfing, swimming, walking

Water Quality

Not Tested




Dogs allowed, beach cleaned daily.


Nearest town: St Just
County: Cornwall
Latitude/Longitude: 50.1296, -5.70439
Postcode: TR19 7NN
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around St Just, Cornwall at Explore Britain.


Mexico Towan is a couple of miles north of Hayle off the A30

Nearest Railway Stations

Penzance (Approx. 8 miles away)
St Ives (Cornwall) (Approx. 11 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.

Nearby Car Parks

Cape Cornwall, St Just (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Bollowall, St. Just (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Cot Valley, St. Just (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Botallack Count House, Botallack (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Lafrowda, St Just (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away
St Johns Terrace, Pendeen (Unknown stay).
About 2.3 miles away
Chapel Carn Brea, Penzance (Unknown stay).
About 3.2 miles away
Cove Hill, Sennen (Unknown stay).
About 3.6 miles away
Sennen Cove, Sennen (Unknown stay).
About 3.6 miles away
Lands End, Sennen (Unknown stay).
About 4.4 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in St Just