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in the county of Cornwall
About Praa Sands
Magnificent gorse covered acres form a superb back drop to a seemingly endless stretch of golden sands which continues to draw countless visitors to Praa Sands. Backed by high dunes, the beach offers a sheltered haven to sun-bathers and swimmers; although there are signs warning against swimming at low tide. There is excellent surfing even the winter! The keen walker can enjoy scenic walks along well trodden cliff paths. Spring comes early in these parts, there can sometimes be an abundance of early wild plants and flowers to be found in crevices along the cliff top. Nearby Rinsey Head and Trewavas have old copper mines and Portleven has a large harbour built in the 19th-century for the export of copper and tin.
There are many lovely spots to visit around Praa. There is a diverse range of holiday accommodation including a cliff top caravan and camping park. Praa Sands golf club occupies a magnificent setting overlooking Mount's Bay and there is no shortage of things to do or places to explore. Attractive Helston is a short distance inland, the rugged Lizard Peninsular is within easy driving distance. All in all, Praa makes an exciting base from which to explore the exhilarating Cornish coast.
Places to visit: Poldhu Point for the Marconi memorial, The Lizard Peninsula, St.Michaels Mount and Newlyn.
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|Praa Sands to London||(249.6 miles, 401.6 km, direction E)||