Kennack Sands



Area

Kennack Sands is a sandy surfing beach on the Lizard Peninsula on the south coast of Cornwall. Lifeguarded in the summer months and a cafe for all your cream tea requirments. A small headland splits kennack into two beaches at high tide. Take the walk east over to the far beach to get away from the crowds.


Guides

Helford & Lizard: Twenty-five Secret Beaches

A beach guide book pulling together all of the Lizard Peninsula and Helford River’s best secret beaches and hidden coves.

Here’s to adventure. The spontaneous foray down that overgrown footpath, leaping that ancient granite hedge and traversing that deserted headland no-ones ever heard ... Read More


Directions

Follow the road down Kennack Sands, past the holiday camp and park in the pay-and-display carpark adjacent to the beach.


Location

Postcode: TR12 7LT

Lat / Lon: 50.006901, -5.15742

OS Explorer Map: 103 - The Lizard

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Beach photo of Kennack Sands in Cornwall England

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