Kynance Cove

Kynance Cove

Overview

This picture postcard beach has spectacular rock formations, white sands and clear blue waters. The contrast between the cove's white sand beach and the dark red and green serpentine rock produces a breathtaking sight.

Hostels nearby

Kynance Cove

Helston, Cornwall, TR12 7PJ

Map references

OS Grid Ref: SW 68382 13131

Lat/Lng: 49.973405, -5.231579

Contact information

Other things to do nearby

abseiling

BF Adventure

Get outdoors and have fun at this exciting activity centre. As a charity, they help hundreds of disadvantaged children in Cornwall too.

coasteering

Coasteering in Land's End

If you are looking to combine water sports with climbing then Coasteering is for you. Kernow Coasteering offer coasteering adventures on the rocky coastline close to YHA Land’s End.

St Michaels Mount

St Michael's Mount

From monks to a Cornish giant, the history and mythology that layer up on this rocky tidal island near Penzance is richly diverse.

Pendennis Castle

Pendennis Castle

Visit the hands-on discovery centre and explore one of the finest mighty fortresses built by Henry VIII to defend the country.

Walking and Rambling at YHA Lizard

Walking and rambling at Lizard Point

YHA Lizard's central position makes it an ideal base to walk the South West coastal path between the picturesque fishing village of Cadgwith and the spectacular scenery of Kynance Cove.

Leach Pottery

Leach Pottery

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

Porth Kerris Dive School

Porth Kerris Dive School

Dive in the sea and explore one of the wrecks on the Manacle rocks - the stair case from the Mohegan is in the hostel!

Roskilly's Ice Cream Farm

Roskilly's Ice Cream Farm

Take a look at a real working Cornish ice cream farm! Meet the herd of cows, go for a stroll around the meadows, and of course get a sample of their delicious ice cream.

Falmouth Maritime Museum

Falmouth Maritime Museum

Love boats, the sea and Cornwall? You'll find all things nautical at this amazing museum - packed with interesting exhibits for all the family.

Gunwalloe Church Cove Beach

Gunwalloe Church Cove Beach

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

St Ives

St Ives

Home of the Tate Gallery and Barbara Hepworth Sculpture Garden, this wonderful seaside town has great views and sandy beaches.

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Porthcurno Telegraph Museum

The history of cable telecommunications, only a short walk from the Minack Theatre and beach at Porthcurno.