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Rinsey Head Beach

Helston, Cornwall

A rocky headland adjacent to the small beach of Porthcew.

Beach Type





Coastal walks

Nature and Wildlife

There are good cliff walks either east to Porthleven or west to Praa Sands.

Water Quality

Not Tested




No Dog restrictions.

Tourist Information

HELSTON TIC 79 Meneage Street. Helston Cornwall. TR13 8RB Tel: +44 (0) 1326 565431


Nearest town: Helston
County: Cornwall
Latitude/Longitude: 50.0927, -5.36573
Postcode: TR13 9TS
(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.


Rinsey is signposted off the A394 betwen Helston and Penzance.

Nearest Railway Stations

St Erth (Approx. 6 miles away)
Lelant Saltings (Approx. 7 miles away)
Lelant (Approx. 7 miles away)
Hayle (Approx. 7 miles away)
Penzance (Approx. 8 miles away)

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


Parking is available on the headland near Rinsey village

Nearby Car Parks

Rinsey Cliff, Porthleven (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Praa Sands, Penzance (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Kittos Field, Porthleven (Long stay).
About 2.2 miles away
Shrubberies Hill, Porthleven (Unknown stay).
About 2.5 miles away
Highburrow, Porthleven (Long stay).
About 2.7 miles away
Penrose, Porthleven (Unknown stay).
About 2.9 miles away
Degibna, Porthleven (Unknown stay).
About 2.9 miles away
Godolphin estate car park (main), Godolphin Cross (Unknown stay).
About 3.3 miles away
Noonvares car park (Godolphin), Godolphin Cross (Unknown stay).
About 3.5 miles away
Godolphin Estate car park (secondary), Godolphin Cross (Unknown stay).
About 3.5 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Helston