The Beach Guide

Longrock Beach

Longrock Beach - Cornwall

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Longrock beach lies around half way between Penzance and Marazion. Despite being a long sandy beach with views over Mount's Bay and St Michael's Mount, it is rarely ever busy. It does have a slightly scruffy feel in sections where it backs onto the railway lines but is generally clean and swimming is very safe.

To the rear of the beach is a long flat section of the south west coast path which doubles as a cycle path.

Dogs are allowed between the car park and Penzance making this one of the dog friendliest beaches around.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs allowed

Dogs are allowed but no dog bins are provided.

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    • Disabled facilities

    Nearest town



    TR17 0ET

    OS grid ref.

    SW 4999 3122

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    Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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