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The Bar and Cove Vean

Isles of Scilly, Cornwall, England

Attraction Information

  • Beaches icon Beaches

Suitable for all ages

Venue type: Outdoor

The Bar and Cove Vean is a quiet, peaceful place even in the height of summer, this beach is on St Agnes, a short ferry trip from St Mary.

Take the short track down to the narrow sandbank called The Bar and at low tide you can cross to the tiny isle of Gugh and see some remarkable bronze age remains!

The Cove Vean itself is excellent and very safe for swimming and snorkelling, though there is no lifeguard cover at any time.

There are no local facilities.

Dogs permitted during winter.

Please be aware that the postcode and therefore sat nag are for the local Tourist Information Centre, so you need to plan your end journey thoroughly and independently.


  • Restaurant Onsite Restaurant Onsite
  • Onsite Shop Onsite Shop
  • Snacks Available Snacks Available
  • Parking Available On-site Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information


St Agnes, Isles of Scilly, Cornwall, PL17 7DR, England


Click here to visit The Bar and Cove Vean's website
01720 424031

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Year round access


Free admission


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