Piskies Cove – A Cornish Gem

Piskies Cove, is one of Cornwall’s finest hidden beaches. At low tide there is a reasonably sized section of sand for sunbathers. You should always check the local tide times before visiting. Even if the tide should happen to be in, it can still be a great place to swim, sunbathe or paddle board in the summer months. There are plenty of rocks surrounding the crystal clear blue water to lay down your towel. The cove is a simply stunning location with a very ‘Greek Island’s’ feel to it. The cove is mostly quiet all year round, avoiding all the usual peak season holiday crowds .

The nearest parking spot is a 15 to 20 minute walk away, so make sure you pack everything you need before you set off, there are no facilities at the beach. Dogs are allowed all year round at this beach and no lifeguards are on duty, even in the summer time.

If you are planning a trip to Piskies Cove as part of a weekend break or longer holiday in Cornwall there are variety of self catering holiday cottages to choose from in the local area.

To find Piskies Cove, take Prussia Cove turn off from main Penzance to Helston road. Park in the Prussia Cove car park, then walk down onto the South West Coastal Path. Head west and follow the path all the way to the old fisherman’s huts until you reach the cove.