Kennegy



Area

A sandy beach just west of Praa Sands that hides at the foot of modest cliffs littered with deep caves that are great for exploring. Clean waves can be found during stormy Westerly gales and the beach can offer a welcome respite during the winter months. Just offshore is the Enys, a tiny stony island surrounded by shallow rocks. Up on the cliff to the west of the cove is a world famous classical music school, the International Musicians Seminar. If you time it right and the wind is in your favour you can catch glimpses of Bach, Chopin and Vivaldi floating across the bay.


Guides

Secret beach guide The Far West: Nineteen Secret Beaches

The Far West: Nineteen Secret Beaches

A beach guide book pulling together all of West Cornwall’s best secret beaches and hidden coves.

This guide is about new adventures. For those who want to create the first footprints in the sand, discover that forgotten cove hidden at the end of an over-grown footpath, or to simply find ... Read More


Directions

Park at the top car park for Prussia Cove and walk down the footpath and head east. Drop down into King's Cove and walk along the rocks until you reach the beach. Alternatively, park at Praa sands and enjoy a magnificent coastal walk round and drop down onto the beach at the eastern end. This route will require clambering across rocks.


Location

Postcode: TR20 9BA

Lat / Lon: 50.104198, -5.41104

OS Explorer Map: 102 - Land's End

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Nearby Beaches

location pin iconKing's Cove: 0.2km

Beach photo of King's Cove in Cornwall England

King's Cove is one of a trio of coves that make up Prussia Cove, situated on the south coast of Cornwall between Praa Sands and Perranuthnoe. Just to ... read more


location pin iconBessy's Cove: 0.4km

Beach photo of Bessy's Cove in Cornwall England

Tucked away between King's cove and Piskies cove and in the lee of Cudden Point hides Bessy's cove, one of three coves that makes up the Prussia Cove ... read more


location pin iconPiskies Cove: 0.6km

Beach photo of Piskies Cove in Cornwall England

An isolated cove that requires a short trek to reach, Piskies cove is a true local's secret spot that most people will overlook. One of the three cove... read more


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Beach photo of Kennegy in Cornwall England

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