Gunwalloe Church Cove Beach

Gunwalloe Church Cove Beach

Overview

Made famous in the recent Poldark BBC series, this beautiful sandy beach has a little church at one end, jutting out of the cliffs.

Hostels nearby

Gunwalloe Church Cove Beach

Helston, Cornwall, TR12 7QG

Map references

OS Grid Ref: SW 65940 20730

Lat/Lng: 50.04058, -5.2702432

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

Other things to do nearby

abseiling

BF Adventure

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Group of people road cycling

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The most south-westerly point in mainland Britain, with spectacular views, iconic signpost and a range of visitor attractions.

Pendennis Castle

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Walking and rambling at Lands End

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Climbing at YHA Lands End

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The most famous and certainly the most influential studio pottery in the world!