Naturist / Nudist Beaches in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland

Pednevounder and Treen Cornwall (south coast)


Stunningly beautiful south facing beach near Lands End. Steep rocky path down. Beach useable at mid / low tide only

Pednevounder and Treen are two adjacent coves near Porthcurno, on the farthest southern tip of Cornwall. They are stunningly beautiful, however, the path is steep and tricky, and you can get trapped on the beach at high tide.

Getting There

Satnav: TR19 6LF (Treen)

From Penzance, take the B3315 to the village of Treen where there is a car park. From the car park turn left and walk south across the fields to meet the coast path and then down to the coves below. The cliff descent directly to Pednevounder (the more westerly of the coves) is very steep and is "not recommended" - access can be gained from Treen Cove, but take note of the state of the tide before doing so.. Alternatively, you can walk east along the coastal footpath from Porthcurno.


Small beaches of sand and broken shells in a rocky setting, possibly quite crowded but with good co-existence between naturists and textiles. The cliff descent may well be unsuitable for families with small children.

"Extremely blue water, white sand and granite cliffs. Its a good walk from the car park at Treen village... The cliff climb at the very end of the walk looks terrifying but is a lot easy than it looks. Grannies, people with kids and dogs all manage to get down. The mix of textile and nude is probably about 50/50."


Need you ask? None on the beach - take all your own provisions with you. There is a shop and a pub in Treen village.



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