Cornish beaches: Marazion

Marazion beach is about a mile long beginning in front of the village of the same name and stretching around Mount’s Bay to the Station House pub then continuing for another two miles into Longrock and Eastern Green. The railway into Penzance runs alongside the sea from this point. The beach itself is never very…

Cornish Beaches: Praa Sands

Praa (pronounced pray) Sands is a mile-long, south-west-facing beach on the eastern edge of Mounts Bay, Cornwall, approximately 7 miles from Penzance and 5 miles from Helston. I holidayed there in a caravan park with three of my four children back in 1991. It now appears to be the site of luxury lodges. Despite only…

Praa Sands

Praa Sands is a beach about one and a half miles long on the south coast, between Porthleven and Marazion. I stayed there in a caravan with three of my four children back in 1991. We walked miles along the coastal footpath as I didn’t drive then and bus fares were very expensive. I was…