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Bream Cove

Bream Cove beach, Cornwall

The PRIVATE beach at Bream Cove is situated on the South coast of Cornwall, just north of the Helford Estuary.

It lies about half a mile east of Mawnan Smith and is roughly midway between Maenporth and Rosemullion Head. Bream Cove at high tide presents a mixture of shingle interspersed with rocks, especially on the southern side of the cove, known locally as Nansidwell Cove.

Quite secluded, the east facing beach is really only known to locals and people walking the South West Coast Path. Bream Cove has no facilities at all. There is no lifeguard cover or Safety Equipment here.

Bream Cove is suitable for bathing and swimming, especially on an incoming tide. There are also opportunities for snorkelling and diving, whilst younger members of your family will enjoy exploring the rock pools uncovered at low water.

Please note: Although the beach is privately owned there are no restrictions on visiting.


 Flora and Fauna

 Easily accessible

 Family friendly

 Interesting geology

OS Explorer Map 103: The Lizard, Falmouth and Helston

OS Explorer Map 103: The Lizard, Falmouth and Helston

This map is part of the Ordnance Survey's Explorer series designed to replace the old Pathfinder map series. At 1:25,000 scale this detailed map shows a host of attractions including gardens which are open to the public, nature reserves and country parks as well as all official footpaths, bridleways, roads and lanes. Other facilities covered include: camping and caravan sites, picnic areas and viewpoints, selected places of interest, rights of way information for England and Wales, National Trail and Recreational Path routes, and selected tourist information. The series is aimed mainly at the experienced map user but can be used by tourists and locals alike.

Local area

Local Accommodation


Cottage Holidays

There is a great choice of cottages for rent in the local area. Take a look at the beautiful cottages in Penryn, Helford, Falmouth and Constantine.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:







Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:






Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Roseland, Mullion, Lizard Peninsula and Redruth.

Nearby Attractions


There's plenty more to explore in this area, too! Find more attractions and things to do nearby:

Mawnan Smith


	arrowTrebah Gardens


	arrowBosvathick Farm Riding Stables


	arrowPhoenix Cinema

	arrowNational Maritime Museum

	arrowPendennis Castle

	arrowPotager Garden


	arrowPenryn Museum

	arrowRaze the Roof

	arrowFlicka Foundation Horse and Donkey Sanctuary




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