King's Cove Beach



Area

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 the east of The Enys, the large rock, is a tiny cove with a small patch of sand hidden from view. On very large SW swells, a small but sheltered right hand reef can be surfed along the rocky platform known as Table Reef. John Carter, also known as The King of Prussia, landed much of his contraband on this beach and became very wealthy through his smuggling business.


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 in the car park sign posted Prussia cove and the top of the hill and walk 10 minutes down the road, past the house and through the trees. Turn right and walk down on the to beach. No cars are allowed down to the beach.


Location

Postcode: TR20 9BA

Lat / Lon: 50.102299, -5.41527

OS Explorer Map: 102 - Land's End

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Beach photo of King's Cove in Cornwall England

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