Praa Sands- Cornwall

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What's available in Praa Sands

  • 1 mile long stretch of high quality sand
  • Car park - adjacent to the beach
  • Toilets
  • Refreshments
  • Lifeguard during summer months
  • No dogs Easter to October
  • Wheel chair accessible
  • Stunning coastal walks
Praa Sands - life guards

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Praa Sands

Latitude/Longitude: N50º 06' 16.01 W5º 23' 30.76"
Postcode: TR20 9TQ
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only)

Praa Sands is an ideal base for exploring this area of South West Cornwall, convenient for Porthleven. Helston, St Michael's Mount and Penzance. A half-hour drive brings you to Land's End in the west and the Lizard Peninsula in the east.

Praa Sands Beach

The mile-long sandy beach is the main attraction. The stunning beach at Praa Sands is backed by a long sand dune system. Praa Sand's gorgeous sandy beach means that this is a popular spot for both holiday makers and locals.

Praa SandsThe proximity of the car-parks and other facilities make it an ideal family beach. The beach has some 500 car parking spaces available. NB parking fees apply for using the car park.

Praa Sands has very good surf and surf hire facilities. - the beach is very popular with the surfing community Popular especially when there's a good swell and northerly winds. There is also athe Praa Sands’ nine-hole golf course is only minutes away.

The Beach has all the usual amenities that you would expect to find in a Beach Resort —cafes, beach shops and a pub.

The Sandbar is a a modern and bright restaurant/bar located right on the beach. The Sandbar has stunning coastal views across the ocean.

Beyond the beach, on either side, the coastal paths rise up to provide spectacular views of Penzance and the Lizard Peninsula. The landscape of rolling hills is dotted with interesting villages, churches and historic sites.

At Germoe you can find the arched stone seat of St Germoe in the churchyard, while at the church of St Breaca at Breage you can admire the 15th century wall paintings and a 3rd century Roman milestone. Climb the summit of Tregonning Hill, near Ashton, and you'll be rewarded with magnificent views of Mount's Bay and the Lizard. It's also worth exploring the remnants of the hill's Iron Age fort and settlement, but beware of unfenced mineshafts.

Kenneggy Sands & Kenneggy Cove

  • Car parking as at Prussia Cove
  • Dogs allowed
  • Sat Nav Co-ordinates: N50º 06' 02.74" W5º 24' 58.48"

West of Praa Sands lies Kenneggy Cove and beyond that Prussia Cove - a sheltered secretive inlet, once the haunt of John Carter, Cornwall's most notorious smuggler. To the east is the high cliff scenery of Rinsey Head and Trewavas Head, with its impressively sited engine houses. Below these cliffs, reached by a steep path which was probably cut by smugglers, you'll find the lovely tidal beach of Porthcew (Rinsey Cove).

Kennegy Sands, is a secluded sandy beach with no facilities or parking. The beach is reach via a steep rocky descent with the help of a support rope and metal ladders. Not suitable for families, pushchairs and wheelchairs.

 

 

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Praa Sands

The stunning view along the coast at Praa Sands

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Marazion - St Michael's Mount | Praa Sands | Porthleven | Mullion | Gunwalloe | Helston | The Lizard Peninsula | Coverack | Helford Estuary | Mawnan Smith | Falmouth | Truro

PRAA SANDS HOLIDAY RENTAL

Little Barns (slps 2+), The Tea House (slps 2) , The Cabin (slps 3+)   Parking Available Little Barns (slps 2+), The Tea House (slps 2) , The Cabin (slps 3+) 
Tel: 01736 741176.   Self-catering Holiday Rental in Ludgvan with Sea Views- sleeps 7. Prices from £385 to £650
Last Minute Availability :Choice of x4 delightful properties Winter/ Spring Breaks. Bookings being taken for Little Barn 10-17th 17th -24th June


Rosehill House Cottage  Parking Available Rosehill House Cottage
Tel: 01736 719176.   Self-catering Holiday Cottage Rental in Marazion with Sea Views- sleeps 2. Sat Changeover, Prices from £330 to £550


St Michaels Farmhouse  Parking Available St Michaels Farmhouse
Tel: 01736 741176.   Self-catering Holiday Rental in Ludgvan with Sea Views- sleeps Over 10 people - suitable for Large Groups, Prices from £600 to £1850
June and July Late Vacancies - enquire for dates & Special Deals.
Stunning Holiday Cottage- offering superb sea views and eeasy access to St Ives, Penzance and Lands End



Cornerstones Holiday Lettings - Praa Sands  Parking Available Cornerstones Holiday Lettings - Praa Sands
Tel: 07766 866 239.   Self-catering Holiday Rental in Praa Sands with Sea Views- sleeps 6. Prices from £550 to £1050


Little Tolmennor Barn  Parking Available Little Tolmennor Barn
Tel: 01736 763250.   Self-catering Holiday Rental in Helston sleeps 2. Fri Changeover, Prices from £340 to £650


An Mordros Hotel  An Mordros Hotel
Tel: 01326 562236.   En-Suite B&B Stays in Porthleven with Sea Views- sleeps 8. - suitable for Large Groups, Prices from £38 to £42.5


Porthleven Holiday Cottages  Pets Allowed Parking Available Porthleven Holiday Cottages
Tel: 01326 574 270. Visit England / Quality in Tourism  Self-catering Holiday Cottage Rental in Porthleven with Sea Views- sleeps 8. - suitable for Large Groups, Fri + Sat Changeover, Pets Welcome


Enoch Vean Bed & Breakfast  Parking Available Enoch Vean Bed & Breakfast
Tel: 01326 291170.   En-Suite B&B Stays in The Lizard with Sea Views- sleeps 2. Prices from £95 to £95


Jericho Cottages  Parking Available Jericho Cottages
Tel: 01736 711931.   Self-catering Holiday Cottage Rental in Marazion with Sea Views- sleeps 4. Sat Changeover, Prices from £195 to £845


Beachcomber Holidays - Praa Sands  Pets Allowed Parking Available Beachcomber Holidays - Praa Sands
Tel: 01736 763154.   Self-catering Holiday Rental in Praa Sands with Sea Views- sleeps 6. - suitable for Large Groups, Prices from £470 to £1195 Pets Welcome


Petra Holiday Apartments  Petra Holiday Apartments
Tel: 01736 710732.   Self-catering Holiday Apartment Rental in Marazion with Sea Views- sleeps 4. Prices from £350 to £750


Villa Comino  Parking Available Villa Comino
Tel: 01483 534831.   Self-catering Holiday Rental in Praa Sands with Sea Views- sleeps 7. Prices from £245 to £860


 
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