"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Sennen Cove Beach

Sennen Cove is 1.6 kilometres northeast of Lands End in Cornwall. It is a large sandy beach resort, approximately 940 metres wide, backed by sand dunes. There are two small streams that flow onto the beach and disperse over the sand.

Beach type: sand

Nearest town: Sennen Cove

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW355263


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Sennen Cove Beach

  • Lands End (1m)
  • Lands End Visitors Centre (1m)
  • Porthcurno Telegraph Museum (3m)
  • The Minack Theatre and visitor Centre (3m)
  • The Levant Beam Engine (5m)
  • Geevor Tin Mine (5m)
  • Pendeen Lighthouse (6m)
  • Trengwainton Garden (7m)
  • Newlyn Art Gallery (7m)
  • Penlee House Gallery & Museum (7m)

Tourist Information

St Just
Tourist Information Centre
The Library
Market Street
TR19 7HX

Phone 01736 788165
Email stjusttourist@cornwall.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Monday 22 January


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1011
Humidity 99%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:43 GMT
High Tide
07:36 GMT
Low Tide
14:08 GMT
High Tide
19:53 GMT

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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Sennen Cove, just one mile northeast of Land`s End, is tucked into the southeast corner of the long sweeping sand of Whitesand Bay. It is exposed to Atlantic and popular with surfers.

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