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Kynance Cove

A tidal beach for the adventurous, famous for its white sand, turquoise sea and rock stacks. Extremely busy with limited parking throughout July, August & September.

Kynance Cove, The Lizard, Nr. Helston, Cornwall, TR12 7PJ

A view of Kynance Cove, Lizard, Cornwall

Important notice

There is no lifeguard on duty at Kynance. Be aware of strong currents and the risks of getting cut off by the incoming tide.

Planning your visit

A dog running on the beach at Pennard, Gower in Wales

Visiting Kynance Cove with your dog 

Dogs can enjoy the famous sandy beach at Kynance Cove from September to June, as well as local heathland and cliff top footpaths all year round.

A drone pilot flying a drone over the Cerne Abbas Giant in Dorset, with countryside visible in the background and blue skies above.

Flying drones at our places 

All aerial activity above our sites is prohibited unless specific permission is granted, according to an existing byelaw.

Volunteer helping visitors with the car park ticket machine at Dunwich Heath and Beach, Suffolk

Members park free

Please remember to scan your membership card at the pay and display machine when you park - every time you do £3.68 goes towards looking after Kynance.

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