Mears Beach


Mears beach is an illusive stretch of sand on the Lizard Peninsula. Full of half-buried boulders, Mears Beach near Coverack offers a truly wild exprerience. Due to the lengthy walk from Coverack required to reach Mear beach, it remains forgotten. The south west coast path that runs along side the cove diverts into a public sculpture garden overlooking the small bay.


Head to Coverack and drive around the small carpark at the top of the bay next to The Paris Hotel. From here an obvious path can be followed southward to Mears Beach.


Postcode: TR12 6SX

Lat / Lon: 50.0159, -5.09504

OS Explorer Map: 103 - The Lizard

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Today's tide times for Mears Beach calculated at the nearest tide station Coverack located 0.2km away.

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