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.
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
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
Coverack Beach: 0.6km
With its small harbour and pebbled sandy beach, Coverack is a very pretty fishing village on the east side of the Lizard Peninsula in southwest Cornwa... read more
Downas Cove: 1.3km
Downas Cove is a very isolated beach hidden down on the Lizard Peninsula on the south coast of Cornwall. Next door to Lankidden Cove, the cove is domi... read more
Lankidden Cove: 1.8km
The secluded, south-facing cove of Lankidden is located roughly 1 mile east of it's busier western neighbor Kennack Sands. Although the path down is n... read more