Cornwall is one of the UK’s summer hot spots, with plenty of people heading to the stunning south west for beautiful beaches, mild climes and all kinds of activities. But despite its popularity, it is entirely possible to find yourself enjoying perfect peace and quiet in stunning surrounds.
If you’re looking for a superb summer getaway then take a look at our list of Cornwall’s best, and most beautiful, hidden beaches. And if you’re holidaying at Landal Gwel an Mor, you can enjoy total tranquillity at the end of the day too, with a lovely location and all kinds of features to help you relax.
Located on the Lizard Peninsula, mainland Britain’s most southerly point, this sheltered sandy cove is the perfect place to escape the crowds, with calm waters and gorgeous views galore. The waters are clear too, which makes it a perfect place to admire the wonderful wildlife.
Easy to access from Landal Gwel an Mor, this popular beach offers amazing conditions for surfing and bathing. Despite its popularity, the size of Portreath Beach makes it perfect for finding a peaceful spot. You can also enjoy a scenic meal at the beach café or restaurant.
Popular Padstow is a real holiday hotspot, but it’s not without its surprises. Hawkers Cove is one. This lovely location is best reached via the South West Coast Path from town. A sandbank formed by the tide is known as the ‘Doom Bar’ for the peril it has caused to sea traffic over the years. Thankfully, the welcome provided to holidaymakers is a little warmer.
The approach to this beautiful beach on the south coast is almost as stunning as the experience provided once you reach it. The shingle shores at Lantic Bay are nestled in a cove under some incredibly dramatic cliffs. Looked after by the National Trust, it’s the perfect place to sit in quiet and appreciate your stunning tranquil surrounds.