Circular walks visiting Downas Cove

Circular walks visiting Downas Cove

The beach at Downas Cove, Cornwall

At high water the beach consists of serpentine boulders, but as the tide goes out a sandy beach is revealed with numerous rockpools along the edges.

The underwater landscape between Downas Cove and Lankidden Point has been described as one of the best snorkelling locations in Cornwall both due to the marine life and the underwater serpentine rock formations.

  • 7.3 miles/11.8 km - Moderate-strenuous

    Coverack to Lankidden Cove

    Coverack Harbour

    Coverack to Lankidden Cove

    7.3 miles/11.8 km - Moderate-strenuous

    A circular walk on one of the most remote parts of The Lizard from Coverack to the white sand beaches of Downas and Lankidden Coves, where the serpentine underwater landscape provides some of the best snorkelling in Cornwall.

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