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A rocky beach that is not accessible without climbing gear. The cliffs above Hell's Mouth are one of the highest points in the area at 88 metres (almost 290 feet) with a sheer drop to the sea.
This is a beach to be photographed (with extreme care) but not accessed.
The erosion of the cliffs at Hell's Mouth has resulted in some interesting caves on the east side. These make a loud booming noise as they fill with surging waves. The waves compress air into cracks and cavities in the rock, causing further erosion. The cove, cliffs and two isolated stacks out to sea are popular breeding grounds for guillemots and razorbills, fulmars and kittiwakes.
Within yards of the B3301 from Hayle to Portreath, less than a mile east of Godrevy.
Swimming & Surfing
Not suitable for swimming or surfing
There is a seasonal café across the B3301 from Hell's Mouth.
Small car park by the café.
No restrictions but the nature of the sheer cliffs necessitate keeping dogs on a lead even on the cliff path.
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