Polzeath Beach

Polzeath Beach is sand/shingle and one of the world’s most renowned surfing destinations. On the beach, you also have rock pools and a nature reserve, but much of the beach disappears at high tide.

The surf can cater for all standards, from kids learning to experienced surfers. In the summer, it can get very busy in the water.

Facilities include a car park, lifeguards in the summer months, pubs, cafes and restaurants.

Polzeath Beach is a Blue Flag Beach & has a seaside award
Polzeath Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Polzeath Beach has dog restrictions.
Polzeath beach has seasonal dog restrictions not allowing dogs from 15th May to 30th September between 10 am - 6 pm

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 216 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

Planning your visit to Polzeath Beach


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Place Categories: Beaches Blue Flag Seaside Award

Polzeath Beach 7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 15.5℃ to 16℃ with wind speed 12.9 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Sep 29partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 14.9℃ to 16.1℃ with wind speed 1.6 m/sec (SE)
Saturday, Sep 30cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 13.2℃ to 13.4℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (S)
Sunday, Oct 01lightrain
Expect a temp in the range 16.7℃ to 17.6℃ with wind speed 7.9 m/sec (SSW)
Monday, Oct 02cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 14.6℃ to 15.7℃ with wind speed 2.2 m/sec (SW)
Tuesday, Oct 03fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 14.4℃ to 15.5℃ with wind speed 9.9 m/sec (W)
Wednesday, Oct 04cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 14.3℃ to 15℃ with wind speed 6.8 m/sec (WNW)

Polzeath weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Polzeath Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Polzeath Beach is at Padstow 3.08 km (1.92 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height, helping you to plan the best time to visit Polzeath Beach. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Thu 28 Sep
   High Tide at 04:14 (Height 7.16m)
   Low Tide at 10:40 (Height 0.95m)
   High Tide at 16:33 (Height 7.63m)
   Low Tide at 23:07 (Height 0.56m)
Fri 29 Sep
   High Tide at 04:58 (Height 7.54m)
   Low Tide at 11:25 (Height 0.59m)
   High Tide at 17:17 (Height 7.92m)
   Low Tide at 23:50 (Height 0.34m)
Sat 30 Sep
   High Tide at 05:40 (Height 7.73m)
   Low Tide at 12:07 (Height 0.43m)
   High Tide at 17:59 (Height 8.01m)
Sun 01 Oct
   Low Tide at 00:30 (Height 0.33m)
   High Tide at 06:19 (Height 7.74m)
   Low Tide at 12:47 (Height 0.47m)
   High Tide at 18:39 (Height 7.88m)
Mon 02 Oct
   Low Tide at 01:07 (Height 0.54m)
   High Tide at 06:57 (Height 7.57m)
   Low Tide at 13:23 (Height 0.72m)
   High Tide at 19:18 (Height 7.58m)
Tue 03 Oct
   Low Tide at 01:42 (Height 0.92m)
   High Tide at 07:33 (Height 7.26m)
   Low Tide at 13:59 (Height 1.14m)
   High Tide at 19:54 (Height 7.13m)
Wed 04 Oct
   Low Tide at 02:16 (Height 1.42m)
   High Tide at 08:09 (Height 6.84m)
   Low Tide at 14:34 (Height 1.67m)
   High Tide at 20:32 (Height 6.59m)

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