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Little beach at high tide

One of two beaches in St Mawes. I vusited on my way to the castle. Some signs of pollution but... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2019
Albywon
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Sydney, Australia
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Approaching spring storm

It probably wasn’t the best time to see this pebble beach with lots of rock pools for kids with a... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2019
Nicholas H
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 29, 2019

Sunday 16 June 19, We all went down into St Mawes, the weather was heavy and overcast, and there was a sea mist on the horizon, which moved in later on with heavy rain. We walked along tavern beach and watched the sea mist roll...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Carol B
Reviewed May 31, 2019 via mobile

One of two beaches in St Mawes. I vusited on my way to the castle. Some signs of pollution but beach has an excellent lookout towards St Anthony Head and Pendennis Castle.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Albywon
Reviewed May 2, 2019 via mobile

It probably wasn’t the best time to see this pebble beach with lots of rock pools for kids with a storm starting to batter Cornwall’s south west coast, but it still looked like a great place in better weather for a traditional family day on...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed October 29, 2018

No kiss me quick hats or cafes, simple beach with simple call....nature. Stunning views of the estuary and surrounding area with a pebble beach and rock pools, fantastic! So often in a nice way beaches are re engineered to accommodate flat white coffee and whole...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul F
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Spent lovely morning here at low tide just searching through the rock pools for sea life. Clean beach with easy access, though steep at certain parts.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elsie3009
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Great little beach , steep incline to it beware , , once down great for the children to play on when tide is out , small raft anchored to swim to , water crystal clear here , great to launch small boats or canoe. Pebble...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank _rogermain4
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

This is a simple pebble beach accessed by some steps would be great for children lots of rock pools for them it looked lovely and peaceful when I visited on a sunny afternoon with just two people on the beach

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 70ish
Reviewed August 28, 2016

Tavern Beach is reputedly where Saint Mawes himself sat on a rock in the cliff to preach to the villagers, and once threw a stone to chase off a seal that kept interrupting him! That sort of detail seems too quirky not to be true!...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank MyDailyPlanet
Reviewed August 23, 2016

A pebble beach, not for sun worshippers. Lots of rock pools for kids to explore for small fish & crabs. Access is by steps or a ramp at castle end. No cafes or toilets. Excellent views of all the small craft in the harbour.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Gordon H
Reviewed August 16, 2016

For us there was no attraction to sit on the Tavern beach which is found by walking up towards to castle,. It was very pebbly and uncomfortable. Although it was rather uninspiring.

Date of experience: August 2016
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