"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Kennack Sands Beach

Kennack Sands is on the south coast of Cornwall. It is a rural sandy cove, approximately 250 metres wide, backed by sand dunes. A stream flows onto the beach and spreads out over the sand.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Helston

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW734164


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Kennack Sands Beach

  • The Camel Centre (3m)
  • Coverack Windsurfing Centre (3m)
  • Goonhilly Earth Station Experience (4m)
  • Newton Equestrian (4m)
  • Trelowarren House (6m)
  • National Seal Sanctuary (7m)
  • Glendurgan Garden (7m)
  • Trebah Gardens (7m)
  • Flambards Village (7m)
  • Flambards Experience (7m)

Tourist Information

Helston and Lizard Peninsula
Tourist Information Centre
79 Meneage Street
TR13 8RB

Phone 01326 565 431
Email info@helstontic.demon.co.uk

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Forecast for Thursday 13 December


Chance of rain 94%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 1005
Humidity 98%
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Chance of rain 93%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 12mph.
Pressure 1006
Humidity 94%
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Chance of rain 59%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 12mph.
Pressure 1007
Humidity 92%
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Chance of rain 55%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1009
Humidity 90%
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Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1012
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
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Chance of rain 45%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 79%
UV Index n/a
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In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), these two sheltered sandy beaches, east and west, form part of a National Nature Reserve.

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