The Beach Guide

Priests Cove

Priests Cove - Cornwall

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Priests Cove is a rocky beach just west of Cape Cornwall. Access to the (usually rough) sea is via a slippery slipway, although a man-made saltwater swimming pool, carved out of the rocks, makes the cove a popular choice for local families. There is a National Trust car park just behind the beach.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


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Dogs are now banned from 1st April to the 1st October due to persistent fouling issues

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    Nearest town



    TR19 7NN

    OS grid ref.

    SW 3521 3171

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