Facilities & access


  • Praa Sands (not NT) lies close to the west of Rinsey and is a popular tourist attraction with catering facilities close to its beach
  • Post office and general stores lie close to the beach at Praa Sands and Marazion
  • Public toilets at Praa Sands, Perranuthnoe and Marazion
  • Please keep dogs under control near livestock. Well-behaved dogss are welcome all year on Rinsey Beach
  • Free parking at Rinsey, donations welcome, OS SW592271, Prussia Cove, not NT, OS SW553283
  • Parking at Praa Sands, not NT, Pay & display, OS SW577283, Perranuthnoe, not NT, Pay & display manned, OS SW539295, Marazion, not NT, Pay & display manned, OS SW518305

Family & children

  • Below Rinsey Head is a secluded family beach (no facilities)
  • Brilliant walks from Rinsey car park to Trewavas, one of Cornwall's three iconic engine houses


  • Free parking with a view at Rinsey. Limited parking (not National Trust) down track to Trenow
  • Paths sloping with rocky or narrow places