St. Winwaloe, Gunwalloe
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, refreshments close by. Accommodation in Gunwalloe village (1¼ miles away).
Tel: 01326 240887