Prisk Cove beach lies just to the south of the picturesque headland of Rosemullion Head, near Falmouth on the south coast of Cornwall.
,br/>The southeast facing beach consists mainly of shingle with a number of rock pools for curious youngsters to explore.
Prisk Cove be best reached on foot from the village of Mawnan. A pleasant walk mile long walk passes through a pretty wooded valley, the South West Coast Path and fabulous coastal views of Falmouth Bay.
The beach can also be accessed via stiles from the South West Coast Path. There are no facilities here.
Nearby lies the very picturesque Helford River, whilst a little further afield lie the Lizard Peninsula and the Roseland Peninsula.
The area is an important wildlife site and has been designated a County Wildlife Site. It is also part of the Helford Voluntary Marine Conservation Area.
✔ Flora and Fauna
OS Explorer Map 103: The Lizard, Falmouth and Helston
This map is part of the Ordnance Survey's Explorer series designed to replace the old Pathfinder map series. At 1:25,000 scale this detailed map shows a host of attractions including gardens which are open to the public, nature reserves and country parks as well as all official footpaths, bridleways, roads and lanes. Other facilities covered include: camping and caravan sites, picnic areas and viewpoints, selected places of interest, rights of way information for England and Wales, National Trail and Recreational Path routes, and selected tourist information. The series is aimed mainly at the experienced map user but can be used by tourists and locals alike.
Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:
Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:
There's plenty more to explore in this area, too! Find more attractions and things to do nearby: