Men-Aver Beach


Men-Aver beach is a rocky stretch of coast at the mouth of the Helford river on the south coast of Cornwall. Hidden behind Nare Point, this isolated alcove houses a couple of small boats in the summer and a few lobster pots just offshore. A short walk up to Nare Point rewards stunning views out across the mouth of the Helford Rvier and across the The Roseland.


To reach Nare Point and Men-Aver beach requires a long walk along the south west coast path starting from Gillan.


Postcode: TR12 6ES

Lat / Lon: 50.083401, -5.08271

OS Explorer Map: 103 - The Lizard

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Today's tide times for Men-Aver Beach calculated at the nearest tide station Helford River (Entrance) located 0km away.

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