British Beaches

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Marazion Beach

Penzance, Cornwall

A sand and pebble beach is located in front of the village of Marazion with ample parking and amenities. An ideal family beach with lifeguard patrol and a good children's playground located on the green behind. The island castle of St Michael's Mount lies just offshore and can be reached at low tide.

Beach Type

Sand & pebble


Cafe, toilets, restaurants and Godolphin Arms pub


Surfing, swimming, walking

Water Quality

Not Tested




No dogs from Easter to October.

Awards and Recommendations

Blue Flag Beach


Nearest town: Penzance
County: Cornwall
Latitude/Longitude: 50.1218, -5.47763
Postcode: TR17 0EQ
(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.



Nearest Railway Stations

Penzance (Approx. 2 miles away)
St Erth (Approx. 4 miles away)
Lelant Saltings (Approx. 4 miles away)
Lelant (Approx. 4 miles away)
Hayle (Approx. 5 miles away)

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


Free parking

Nearby Car Parks

Kings Road, Marazion (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
West End, Marazion (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Green Lane, Long Rock (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Marazion Station, Long Rock (Long stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Long Rock, Penzance (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Perran Sands, Perranuthnoe (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Penzance Station, Penzance (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Harbour, Penzance (Long stay).
About 2.4 miles away
St Anthony's, Penzance (Long stay).
About 2.5 miles away
Greenmarket, Penzance (Short stay).
About 2.7 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Penzance