Mevagissey harbour  Visiting Cornwall Logo - background is part of Bodmin Moor as seen from Jamaica Inn at Altarnun. The road in the picture is the main A30 through Cornwall. Eden Project near St Austell 
 

HELL'S MOUTH

 
  Copyright Steve Rigg and licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence
© Copyright Steve Rigg and licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence

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.

Access
Within yards of the B3301 from Hayle to Portreath, less than a mile east of Godrevy.

Swimming & Surfing
Not suitable for swimming or surfing

Facilities
There is a seasonal café across the B3301 from Hell's Mouth.

Parking
Small car park by the café.

Dog Friendly
No restrictions but the nature of the sheer cliffs necessitate keeping dogs on a lead even on the cliff path.

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