Mears Beach



Area

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.


Guides

Secret beach guide Helford & Lizard: Twenty-five Secret Beaches

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

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.


Location

Postcode: TR12 6SX

Lat / Lon: 50.0159, -5.09504

OS Explorer Map: 103 - The Lizard

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Beach photo of Mears Beach in Cornwall England

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