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 beach, St Ives
Chapel Porth, St Agnes
Constantine Bay, Padstow
Crackington Haven
Crantock, Newquay
Crooklets, Bude
Fistral, Newquay
Godrevy Towans, Hayle
Great Western, Newquay
Gunwalloe Cove, Helston
Gwenver beach, St Just
Gwithian beach, Hayle
Gyllyngvase, Falmouth
Harlyn Bay, Padstow
Hayle Towans, Hayle
Holywell, Newquay
Kennack Sands, Lizard
Marazion, Penzance
Mawgan Porth, Newquay
Mexico Towans, Hayle
Northcott Mouth, Bude
Perranuthnoe (Perran Sands), Penzance
Peter’s Point, St Ives
Poldhu Cove, Lizard
Polurrian Cove, Mullion
Polzeath, Hayle Bay, Padstow
Porth Beach, Newquay
Porth Kidney, Carbis Bay, St Ives
Porthcothan, Padstow
Porthcurno, Penzance
Porthleven beach, Porthleven
Porthmeor, St Ives
Porthminster, St Ives
Praa Sands, Helston
Sandymouth, Bude
Sennen beach
Sharrow, Tregonhawke
Summerleaze, Bude
Tolcarne, 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