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St. Just Priests Cove Beach

Penzance, Cornwall

This attractive beach, good for fishing and relaxing, has limited access to the sea except via the slipway. A children's swimming pool in the rocks more than compensates.

Beach Type



Shops and cafes in St Just


Swimming and fishing

Nature and Wildlife

There are many coastal and inland walks and trails.

Water Quality

Not Tested



Tourist Information

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


Nearest town: Penzance
County: Cornwall
Latitude/Longitude: 50.1256, -5.70533
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 Penzance, Cornwall at Explore Britain.


Take the A3071 from Penzance to St Just. Access is via a fotpath.

Public Transport

Bus routes 504 507 509

Nearest Railway Stations

Penzance (Approx. 8 miles away)
St Ives (Cornwall) (Approx. 12 miles away)

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


Park at St Just

Nearby Car Parks

Cape Cornwall, St Just (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Bollowall, St. Just (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Cot Valley, St. Just (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Lafrowda, St Just (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Botallack Count House, Botallack (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
St Johns Terrace, Pendeen (Unknown stay).
About 2.5 miles away
Chapel Carn Brea, Penzance (Unknown stay).
About 3 miles away
Cove Hill, Sennen (Unknown stay).
About 3.3 miles away
Sennen Cove, Sennen (Unknown stay).
About 3.3 miles away
Lands End, Sennen (Unknown stay).
About 4.2 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Penzance