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Place Category: Beaches
Polzeath beach is sand/shingle and is also one of the worlds most renowned surfing destinations. On the beach you also have rock pools and a nature reserve but at high tide much of the beach disappears.
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 car park, lifeguards in the summer months, pubs, cafes and restaurants.
Polzeath Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.
No dogs allowed between Easter and October.
Polzeath Beach Weather Forecast
Light rain today through Sunday, with temperatures falling to 17°C on Thursday.Partly cloudy throughout the day.Today's Forecast
15->215% 36% 11 mph
6:20 am 8:28 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Wednesday, Aug 23rd
15->172% 87% 11 mph
6:21 am 8:26 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Thursday, Aug 24th
14->173% 58% 10 mph
6:23 am 8:23 pmDrizzle overnight.Friday, Aug 25th
13->179% 88% 5 mph
6:24 am 8:21 pmDrizzle in the afternoon.Saturday, Aug 26th
15->1911% 61% 11 mph
6:26 am 8:19 pmLight rain until afternoon, starting again in the evening.Sunday, Aug 27th
15->2014% 77% 4 mph
6:27 am 8:17 pmOvercast throughout the day.Monday, Aug 28th
16->1811% 91% 8 mph
6:29 am 8:15 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Tuesday, Aug 29th
15->178% 90% 16 mph
6:30 am 8:13 pm
Polzeath Beach Tide Times
Polzeath Beach Water quality
Samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
- Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
- Good: generally good water quality
- Sufficient: meets minimum standards
- Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
Photos from around the surrounding area