Gunwalloe, Cornwall, England

St Wainwaloe Church, Gunwalloe

Church Cove

According to Coxe, at Church Cove, the King of Portugal’s treasure was lost on the St. Andrew in 1526, and from another shipwreck in 1785.


For further information, please read Haunted Britain by Antony D. Hippisley Coxe.


Visitor Information

Gunwalloe (Cornish: Gwynnwalow) is a coastal civil parish and a village in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.

It is situated on the Lizard Peninsula three miles south of Helston and partly contains The Loe, the largest natural freshwater lake in Cornwall.

Pictured left is a view of St Winwaloe Church, from the headland above the church courtesy of Tim Green. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.