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Kynance Cove

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Kynance Cove, Cornwall, TR12 7PJ

Kynance Cove

Kynance Cove

Kynance Cove is a stunning spot located on the Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall. This beautiful cove with dramatic rock stacks has become a popular destination for visitors. Adding to its breathtaking beauty are the turquoise waters, white sand and rugged cliff faces. The cove is surrounded by some of the most stunning landscapes in the UK, making it an ideal location for hiking and exploring.

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This beach's beauty has been captured on screen as it was the filming location for the scene where Ross rescues Demelza from a fishing boat in the popular TV Series, Poldark

The cove is accessible by foot, and there are several trails leading down to the beach. The most popular trail is the South West Coast Path, which offers breathtaking views of the sea and surrounding cliffs. Once you reach the cove, you can relax on the beach, take a walk along the water's edge or, if you are feeling more adventurous, there are numerous caves and rock formations to be explored.

Kynance Cove is also home to several species of rare and exotic plants. You can find wildflowers such as sea thrift, bird's-foot trefoil and kidney vetch growing in abundance throughout the area. The cove's unique flora and fauna have led to it being designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

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If you're planning a visit to Kynance Cove, you might also want to check out Mullion Cove, located just 7km north. Polpeor Cove, another stunning beach, is 3km to the south.

Overall, Kynance Cove is a must-see destination for anyone visiting Cornwall. Its natural beauty and abundance of wildlife make it a truly unique and memorable experience.

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Porthleven Weather
Lizard Peninsula
6:50 am, July 19, 2024
temperature icon 16°C
Humidity 100 %
Pressure 1017 mb
Wind 3 mph
Wind Gust: 0 mph
Visibility: 0 km
Sunrise: 5:33 am
Sunset: 9:21 pm

Nearby Beaches

Distances shown are for those walking the South West Coast Path

Polurrian Cove (8km north)

Mullion Cove (7km north)

Polpeor Cove (3km south)

Cadgwith Cove (8.5km east)

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