Towan Beach, a hidden gem on the Roseland Peninsula, is located near the picturesque village of St Mawes. This south-east coast beach offers stunning views of the Gerrans Bay. It is mostly sandy at high tide and with rock pools revealed at low tide, making it perfect for exploring marine life.
For a peaceful getaway, Towan Beach is an ideal spot to relax and bask in the sun. Its calm waters make it an ideal spot to relax and unwind. There are facilities at the near by National Trust premises. Additionally, if you're embarking on a stroll from Portscatho village to the St Anthony Head lighthouse, Towan Beach serves as a wonderful pit stop along the way, allowing you to soak in the coastal beauty.
Nature enthusiasts can observe the local flora and fauna as lush green hills and wildlife surround the beach. Towan Beach is an excellent spot for birdwatching, and you may even spot seals or dolphins playing in the bay.
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If you're feeling adventurous, you can take a leisurely walk along the South West Coast Path and discover other stunning beaches nearby. Portscatho Beach, a popular destination for swimmers and surfers, is only 2km north of Towan Beach. If you want to continue your exploration, Porthcurnick Beach is 3km north offering crystal clear waters and golden sand.
In summary, this beach is a serene and picturesque spot on the Roseland Peninsula, ideal for a day trip or a weekend getaway.