Sennen Cove

Sennen Cove

Down in the wild west of Cornwall is a very special spot, Sennen Cove. Tucked away near to Land’s End the cove has a fantastic stretch of sandy beach, perfect for dog walks, barefoot running and getting your surf on.

For Geoggers geeks the Whitesands Beach faces out onto Atlantic Ocean, so it gets the full force of the big Atlantic swell. In simplistic terms this makes it an awesome surf spot. The beach is also a mile long and stretches around to the next door beach, Gwenver. In fact, when the tide is far out the two beaches join up (just don’t get caught on the wrong beach when the tide comes in!)

You’ll be pleased to know that the beach itself is manned by lifeguards during the hollibobs season so you can don your swimmers and paddle happily.

Sennen was originally a fishing village and it is chockfull of that rugged salty charm with fishing boats lurking in the harbour and old sea dogs kicking about in the pub.

The Old Success is the local pub and there are a few ice cream haunts in the village to get your Mr Whippy fix. The beach restaurant is really the place to be, with a large terrace and unbeatable views across the beach.

Get a taste for the wild west in Sennen before you move on to either Land’s End or St Just.

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