Kynance Cove

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Kynance Cove

Exploring Cornwall as a tourist destination is certainly a treat. Cornwall offers so much variety. Your visit to the area is guaranteed to leave you feeling enriched by the entire experience. When exploring Cornwall, you will see that there is something for every type of traveler. Whether you are into nature, the arts or the pubs, Cornwall has something for you. Today we will be exploring Kynance Cove.

Where Exactly Is Kynance Cove?

Kynance Cove is located on the eastern end of Mount’s Bay. It located on the famous Lizard Peninsula. If you want to use Lizard point as a landmark, Kynance Cove is about 3 Kilometres from there.

How Do I Get To Kynance Cove?

So while you know where Kynance Cove is, you may need to do a little preparation before you visit. A visit to Kynance Cove, to enjoy any Kynance cave needs to take place during low tide. You see the beach is devoured the high tide and the water level rises in the Kynance cave. You do not want to get cut off by the high tide during your visit.

There is no vehicular access to Kynance Cove. You are going to have to walk. You can park in the National Trust car park. The hike down to the cove is a bit steep, so you and your family will need to be careful. This walk will take you about 10 minutes. If you don’t think that you can make a steep hike, no need to worry. There is an alternative route. It is flatter and it takes about 15 to 20 minutes. You will emerge near the café.

How Did Kynance Cove Get Its Name?

The name Kynance Cove is unusual, to say the least, and many tourists are curious about the name. The name is actually Cornish in origin. It is derived from the Cornish word Kewnans that means ravine. When you visit, you will notice that a stream does indeed snake its way through the valley, making its way to the beach.

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Kynance Cove Cornwall – Avalon Guest House

What Activities Can I Enjoy In Kynance Cove?

Cave Exploring

These caves are so spectacular and are such a treat to visitors that they have been named and they are extremely popular with the vacationers and those who have to good fortune to live there.

Ladies Bathing Pool

Drawing Room

The Parlour

Each Kynance Cave is interconnected so as you go exploring you can move from one to the other with ease. If you are a geology buff you will love the rock formations that Kynance Cove has to offer.

The Kynance cave is quite a treat for small children, they can explore and collect the rocks. These caves offer hours of fun for the little ones.

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Kynance Cove Cornwall – Avalon Guest House


The water is absolutely heavenly. It is crystal clear and the prettiest blue-green hue that you have ever seen. It is calm and safe for all ages. As the tide comes, you can enjoy bathing in the rock pools. Kynance Cove offers a magical experience like no other.


Tourist love snorkelling at Kynance Cove since that water is so clear, you can see all the local fishes and aquamarine life that makes exploring Cornwall so special.

Coastal Walks

The terrain around Kynance Cove is quite stunning. The scenery is unforgettable, and the ocean provides a memorable backdrop to any occasion.

Wildlife Viewing

Depending on the time of year that you visit Kynance Cove, you may see the seals! If you have your family along for the trip, your children will truly love them!

Be prepared to have a spectacular time at Kynance Cove.

Kynance Cove Cornwall - Avalon Guest House
Kynance Cove Cornwall – Avalon Guest House

Where Can I Get Refreshments When I Visit Kynance Cove?

You don’t have to worry about food when you are exploring Cornwall near Kynance Cove. Here are some of our favorites:

Kynance Cove Café

As you explore a Kynance Cave, you can pop in at this food joint that serves local food, ice cream, teas, hot chocolate and coffee. You can also enjoy local beers and ciders here.


This is another great restaurant with outdoor seating that you can enjoy. While exploring Cornwall, you can grab a bite here while enjoying the spectacular view. You can enjoy, burger or baguettes. You can also enjoy a salad if you are vegan or vegetarian. There are also a wide variety of desserts to choose from. We all like to indulge a bit on our holiday.

Ann Pasties

While exploring Cornwall, you should definitely try a Cornish pasty at this family business. A Cornish pasty is a pastry traditionally made with turnips, onions, beef and potato. This lovely shop has put its own personal spin to this traditional treat.

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Kynance Cove Cornwall – Avalon Guest House

Where Can I Stay When I Visit Kynance Cove?

Our best pick for accommodation when visiting Kynance Cove is Avalon Guesthouse Newquay. This hotel is basically home away from home. The staff are warm and friendly and have no problem helping you with any issue you may encounter. You can also feel safe in this environment since Guesthouse management is fully committed to adhering to the sensitization requirements that have been stipulated to manage COVID19.

Avalon Guesthouse Newquay welcomes all types of visitors. Whether you are on a romantic getaway, family vacation or business trip, Avalon Guesthouse Newquay is a great place to stay.

Our rooms are equipped with a fridge, a flat-screen TV and a hairdryer. Fresh towels are provided daily. We can guarantee a comfortable stay.

The Guesthouse is conveniently located near to the town center where you have access to restaurants, pubs and much much more.

Exploring Cornwall and Kynance Cove, in particular, will add value to any holiday experience. It is one of the most picturesque locations in all of Cornwall. So if you are planning a holiday in the UK area, you should definitely consider what Kynance Cove has to offer. We invite you to give this stunning spot a shot.

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