British Beaches

Sand, sea, sun, surf and scones

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Hemmick Beach Beach

St Mawes, Cornwall

A sheltered sandy cove with no facilities and limited parking.

Beach Type





Exploring the rockpools

Nature and Wildlife

On the South west coast path.

Water Quality

Not Tested




No dog restrictions.

Tourist Information

St Mawes tic: The Square. St Mawes. Tel: 01326 270440 e-mail:


Nearest town: St Mawes
County: Cornwall
Latitude/Longitude: 50.2298, -4.81295
Postcode: PL26 6LL
(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-in-Roseland, Cornwall at Explore Britain.


From St Austell. take the B3273 towards Mevagissey. Turn right towards Gorran Haven then just after Gorran Churchtown. turn right onto a minor road. At the crossroads go left. then take the next right. Shortly after this junction the National Trust c

Public Transport


Nearest Railway Stations

St Austell (Approx. 8 miles away)
Par (Approx. 10 miles away)

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


Parking is available in the National trust car park. 10 mins walk from the beach. Continuing past this car park will take you to the beach but Parking is very limited.

Nearby Car Parks

Dodman Point, Penare (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Lamledra, Gorran Haven (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Canton, Gorran Haven (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Caerhays Beach, East Portholland (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
East Portholland Cove, Portholland (Unknown stay).
About 2.2 miles away
Portmellon Road, Mevagissey (Unknown stay).
About 2.5 miles away
West Wharf, Mevagissey (Unknown stay).
About 3 miles away
River Street, Mevagissey (Short stay).
About 3 miles away
Chapel Square, Mevagissey (Unknown stay).
About 3.1 miles away
Church Street, Mevagissey (Short stay).
About 3.1 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in St Mawes