Find places to stay around Marazion and Mounts Bay. Out to sea is the iconic St Michael's Mount. To the west is Penzance and the Penwith Peninsula on which you'll find Land's End and Sennen Cove Beach.
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Top 10 Recommended Beaches in Marazion


Marazion Beach, Cornwall

There's a big stretch of sand running west of Marazion. The views to St Michael's Mount and across Mount's Bay are spectacular. Plenty of parking behind the beach. There's The Godolphin Arms pub as well.

Marazion Beach (East), Cornwall

A rock and sand beach runs east of Marazion as well. Continue on the South West Coast Path and you'll arrive at Perran Sands. Prussia Cove is beyond that.

Long Rock Beach, Cornwall

Marazion Beach (West) runs into Long Rock Beach. Eastern Green Beach is the section of the coastline between Long Rock Beach and Penzance.

Prussia Cove, Cornwall

Prussia Cove is a collection of sand and rock beaches south east of Marazion. The area is famous for its smuggling history. It's great fun to visit and explore Prussia Cove on a misty day.

Kenneggy Sand, Cornwall

Just east of Prussia Cove, at low tide Kenneggy Sand is a large sand beach backing onto high cliffs. Make sure you know your tide times before visiting as you can get cut off.

Mousehole Beach(es), Cornwall

Mousehole is one of Cornwall's most famous fishing villages. At low tide, the harbour is sand. North and south of the chunky harbour walls are rock beaches.

Porthminster Beach, Cornwall

St Ives is north of Marazion. Porthminster Beach is one of the many stunning sand beaches that fringe the town.

St Ives Bay

Marketed as one of the most beautiful bays in the world, St Ives Bay is lined with some huge sand beaches. We'd recommend walking the bay's beaches and dunes. It's a long way!

Pedn Vounder Beach, Cornwall

In our opinion, Pedn Vounder Beach is one of the best beaches in the UK. It's the eastern section of Porthcurno Bay. Porthcurno Beach is the western section of the bay.

Sennen Cove Beach

Sennen Cove Beach is the southern section of Whitesand Bay. It regularly features in the national press as one of the UK's top beaches.