St. Winwaloe, Gunwalloe

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The Church of the Storms! A 12th century church in a wild place of peace and beauty. It nestles out of the wind, beneath a rocky outcrop, beside a sandy beach where Atlantic rollers pound against the Lizard Peninsular. The church is on the site of St. Winwaloe's 6th century monastery.

Church services 3 p.m. Sunday Holy Communion (BCP except on 1st Sunday of the month when Celtic tradition is followed), 3 hours Quiet Devotion on Good Friday.


Church Cove, Gunwalloe, Cornwall, United Kingdom


Grid reference: SW 660 205

Flat walk from National Trust car park.
By car - park at the National Trust's Gunwalloe Car Park. Take A3083 from Helston and turn right 1ml past main RNAS Culdrose entrance.
On foot - Follow the coastal footpath (North from Poldhu Cove.)


Slight ramp down into church.
Toilets on the beach. Accommodation in Gunwalloe village (1 miles away).

Hospitaller/Contact Person

Priscilla Oates

Tel: 01326 240887

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