30 March-15 April
21-29 April (wkds)
5 May-30 September
6-14 October (wkds)
Easter Day > Sept 30th
Before 7am / after 7pm
Oct 1st > Easter Day
Praa sands beach is a gorgeous mile-long stretch of soft white sand and crystal clear waters. It’s a very popular beach for families, with easy access, close by amenities and lifeguarded shallow waters that are perfect for the kids to safely splash around in.
If you fancy taking a break from the sun, Praa Sands beach has a cafe & restaurant overlooking the sea, so you can dine in the shade, and if the kids get bored there’s a surf school with lessons running throughout the summer for them to experience the thrill of riding the waves!
Nearby Rinsey Cove can be accessed via the South West Coastal Path, with dramatic views of ruined engine houses – a lasting reminder of the once booming tin industry in Cornwall.
Praa Sands has two car parks (one large & one small) that both overlook the beach. The smaller car park, located on the East side of the beach has a steady slope down to the sand so is suitable for less abled walkers. The large car park has steps leading down to the beach.
A toilet block is located in the smaller east car park. Seasonal opening times (Easter – October)
Access to the beach is via a concrete slipway. (from the smaller car park.)
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