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Kennack Sands

Kuggar
TR12 7LZ



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Kennack Sands

Kennack Sands, just outside the village of Kuggar on the Lizard Peninsula, is well known amoungst the surfing fraternity. This beach has a big tidal range due to its shallow angle and regularly throws up 4 to 5 foot waves. As is usual for beaches on the Lizard Peninsula, Kennack Sands also has its own shipwreck story. In 1914 the 100 ton Normand of Nantes, in France, ran aground here. The remains of this and other vessels can be seen from Kennack Sands on especially low tides. The beach here is comprised of two beaches which are split in the middle by Carn Kennack (a small hill) and a shore side rock feature called Caerverracks. The more easterly beach is designated as a nature reserve so please treat it with respect, it can be reached via the footpath that runs along the back of the beach and over Carn Kennack.

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