There are over 50 beaches in Cornwall with a RNLI lifeguard service at some time during the year.

Most will have cover between early July and early September but it is variable and it's worth checking the information for a specific beach.

Beaches with RNLI lifeguards providing rescue and safety services are listed below.

Black Rock, Bude
Beachview, Hayle
Boobys Beach, Padstow
Carbis Bay, near St Ives
Chapel Porth beach, near St Agnes
Constantine Bay, near Padstow
Crackington Haven
Crantock beach, near Newquay
Crooklets, Bude
Fistral beach, Newquay
Godrevy Towans, St Ives Bay
Great Western beach, Newquay
Gunwalloe Cove, Helston
Gwenver beach, St Just
Gwithian beach, Hayle
Gyllyngvase beach in Falmouth
Harlyn Bay, Padstow
Hayle Towans, Hayle
Holywell
Kennack Sands on The Lizard
Marazion, Mounts Bay
Mawgan Porth, Newquay
Mexico Towans, Hayle
Northcott Mouth, Bude
Perranporth
Perranuthnoe (Perran Sands), Penzance
Peter’s Point, St Ives
Poldhu Cove, Lizard

Polurrian Cove on The Lizard
Polzeath, Hayle Bay, Padstow
Porth Beach, Newquay
Porthkidney, Carbis Bay, St Ives
Porthcothan, Padstow
Porthcurno, near Land's End
Porthleven beach, Mounts Bay
Porthmeor beach, St Ives
Porthminster beach, St Ives
Porthtowan
Portreath
Praa Sands, Mounts Bay
Sandymouth, near Bude
Sennen beach, Sennen Cove on Whitesand Bay
Sharrow, Tregonhawke
Summerleaze beach, Bude
Tolcarne beach, Newquay
Towan beach, Newquay
Trebarwith Sands, Tintagel
Tregantle Cliff beach, Whitsand Bay , Plymouth
Tregonhawke beach, Whitsand Bay , Plymouth
Trevaunance Cove, St Agnes
Trevone Bay, Padstow
Treyarnon Bay, Padstow
Upton Towans, Hayle
Watergate Bay, Newquay
Widemouth, Bude