British Beaches

Sand, sea, sun, surf and scones

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Lizard Church Cove Beach

Helston, Cornwall

A picturesque sandy cove with lots of rockpools.

Beach Type





Rockpooling and occasionally surfing

Nature and Wildlife

Joined to the South West Coast Path.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned weekly by volunteers.


Dogs are banned on the beach from Easter Day to October 1.

Tourist Information

Helston TIC. 79 Meneage Street. Helston TR13 8RB Tel: (01326) 565431


Nearest town: Helston
County: Cornwall
Latitude/Longitude: 49.9625, -5.20477
Postcode: TR12 7NR
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Helston, Cornwall at Explore Britain.


Take the A394 to Helston then the A3083 towards Lizard. Follow signs to Gunwalloe.


One car park

Nearby Car Parks

Lizard Point, Helston (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Kynance Cove, Helston (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Cadgwith, Cadgwith (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Poltesco, Helston (Unknown stay).
About 2.8 miles away
Predannack, Predannack (Unknown stay).
About 3.4 miles away
Kennack Sands, Helston (Unknown stay).
About 3.5 miles away
Mullion Cove, Helston (Unknown stay).
About 4.3 miles away
Poldhu Cove, Mullion (Long stay).
About 5.5 miles away
Coverack, Coverack (Long stay).
About 6.5 miles away
Coverack Cove, Coverack (Unknown stay).
About 6.5 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Helston