Kynance is picture perfect. Open heath slopes down to sandy shore. Elegant rocks do not enrage the surf, as at Hartland beach, but soothe it. The beach abounds in streams, rock pools and windbreaks. A discreet café causes no offence. Kynance bay is divide into two beaches Asparagus Island with its prominent Lion Rock and, to the right, by Sugarloaf Rock
The Rocks compose a complete gallery of natural sculpture, formed of cones, cubes and triangles. At high tide they emerge from the water like floating mountains in an oriental print. This beach of clean sand and privacy, a monument to the variety and intimacy of England’s shore. This is one of the best options on the Peninsula, where beaches are few and far between. Swimming is limited by the tides but other attractions includes caves and cliffs with serpentine seams of sand.