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Sennen Cove Beach

Sennen Cove, Cornwall

Sennen Cove, just one mile northeast of Land`s End, is tucked into the southeast corner of the long sweeping sand of Whitesand Bay. It is exposed to Atlantic and popular with surfers.

Beach Type



Beach shop
First aid
Disabled access


This beach is exposed to the atlantic and picks up any swell
Particularly the northern area and Gwevner beach
As a result
The beach is popular with surfers and there is a surf school

Nature and Wildlife

Lands end is within walking distance along the coast path.

Water Quality





Dogs are banned during the summer months.

Awards and Recommendations

Blue Flag Beach
Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

PENZANCE TIC Station Road. Penzance Cornwall. TR18 2NF Tel: +44 (0) 1736 362207


Nearest town: Sennen Cove
County: Cornwall
Latitude/Longitude: 50.0786, -5.69723
Postcode: TR19 7DG
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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take the A30 towards lands End. Sennen cove will be signposted to your right about two miles before Lands end.

Public Transport

Bus route 584

Nearest Railway Stations

Penzance (Approx. 8 miles away)
St Ives (Cornwall) (Approx. 13 miles away)

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


Ample parking available.

Nearby Car Parks

Cove Hill, Sennen (Unknown stay).
About 0 miles away
Sennen Cove, Sennen (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Lands End, Sennen (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Chapel Carn Brea, Penzance (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Cot Valley, St. Just (Unknown stay).
About 2.8 miles away
Porthcurno, Penzance (Long stay).
About 3 miles away
Bollowall, St. Just (Unknown stay).
About 3.1 miles away
Lafrowda, St Just (Unknown stay).
About 3.2 miles away
The Minack Theatre, Porthcurno (Unknown stay).
About 3.3 miles away
Cape Cornwall, St Just (Unknown stay).
About 3.4 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Sennen Cove