Deadmans Cove (North Cliffs)

Deadmans Cove - Cornwall
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Deadman’s Cove is a rock and pebble beach between Portreath and Godrevy, also known as North Cliffs beach. Hard to access and unsuitable for swimming or surfing, Deadman’s Cove is said to be haunted. Recent dramatic rockfalls make this beach particularly dangerous.

Also known as:

North Cliffs

Type of beach

Pebble & rock

Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs allowed

No dog restrictions.

Cornwall dog friendly beaches »

Nearest town



TR14 0JG

OS grid ref.

SW 6289 4350


Parking in two national trust car parks.

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