Gunwalloe Cove (Church Cove)

Gunwalloe Cove (Church Cove) - Cornwall
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Gunwalloe Cove, also called Church Cove, is a sandy beach in a sheltered south-west-facing cove on the Lizard peninsula. A small church, with an unusual detached bell tower, is situated at the north of the beach, hence the name. Popular for swimming, surfing and families.

Type of beach

Sand & pebble

Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dog restrictions apply at Gunwalloe cove.

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  • Pub nearby

Nearest town



TR12 7QA

OS grid ref.

SW 6615 2047


car park

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