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Cornwall’s best family friendly beaches

We’ve rounded up the best beaches near Landal Gwel An Mor with safe
swimming, RNLI lifeguards, toilets, cafes and all just a short stroll from the
car park for little legs.


Distance from Landal Gwel An Mor: 800 yards

RNLI Lifeguards: 19th May – 30th September 2018

Take a 10 minute stroll down through our woodland and you’ll
discover our favourite beach! Soft sand, caves to explore, rockpools to uncover
critters and good waves for bodyboarding and surfing. Plenty of cafes, takeaways,
pasty shops, surf and wetsuit hire shops and probably the best public loos in
Cornwall – shaped like beach huts!

Gwithian, Hayle

Distance from Landal Gwel An Mor: 6 miles

RNLI Lifeguards: 5th May – 30th September 2018

Miles of golden sand, plenty of rockpools and a beautiful lighthouse
on its own island to gaze at! Top tip – take a short walk around the cliffs by
the lighthouse to see ‘Seal Cove’ – a great place to spot seals basking on the

Chapel Porth, St Agnes

Distance from Landal Gwel An Mor: 8 miles

RNLI Lifeguards: 19th May – 30th September 2018

Tucked at the bottom of a valley this beach feels like a
hidden secret. A short stroll up the coast path you’ll find the picturesque Wheal
Coates tin mine perched on the edge of the cliff and plenty of spots from the
filming of BBC’s Poldark. Don’t miss the famous ‘Hedgehog Ice Cream’ from the café
– Cornish ice cream, smothered with a thick layer of clotted cream and covered
in honey roasted hazelnuts – very naughty but so good!

Perranuthnoe, near Marazion

Distance from Landal Gwel An Mor: 14 miles

RNLI Lifeguards: 7th July – 2nd September 2018

Beautiful views of St Michael’s Mount, some decent waves for
bodyboarding or surfing and two great cafes to choose from! Don’t miss the Sunday roast at The Victoria Inn too.

Porthcurno, near Penzance

Distance from Landal Gwel An Mor: 26 miles

RNLI Lifeguards: 19th May – 30th September 2018

Frequently ranked as one of the best beaches in the world,
you’ll think you’ve stepped onto a tropical island when you arrive here.
Pristine fine white sand, the clearest turquoise water, a magical little house
built into the cliff and a stream flowing down one side of the beach for the little
ones to paddle and play in.

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