Polzeath beach, Polzeath, Cornwall
  • About Us

    Polzeath Beach Info

    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 has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

    Polzeath Beach has dog restrictions. No dogs allowed between Easter and October.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 3 beaches around Polzeath, 205 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    Polzeath Beach Bathing Water Quality


    Water 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.
  • Tides
  • Weather


    Polzeath Beach 7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures bottoming out at 7°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Dangerously windy throughout the day and light rain starting in the evening.
     
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      8:14 am    4:47 pm
    Thursday, Jan 18th
     Windy until afternoon and light rain in the afternoon.
     
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       93%  82%   25 mph
      8:13 am    4:48 pm

    Friday, Jan 19th
     Windy until evening and light rain until afternoon.
     
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       90%  78%   25 mph
      8:12 am    4:50 pm
    Saturday, Jan 20th
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
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       68%  94%   8 mph
      8:11 am    4:52 pm

    Sunday, Jan 21st
     Overcast throughout the day and windy until evening.
     
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       89%  100%   18 mph
      8:10 am    4:53 pm
    Monday, Jan 22nd
     Light rain in the evening and windy starting in the evening.
     
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       66%  98%   14 mph
      8:09 am    4:55 pm

    Tuesday, Jan 23rd
     Dangerously windy starting in the evening and rain overnight.
     
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       67%  75%   21 mph
      8:08 am    4:56 pm
    Wednesday, Jan 24th
     Dangerously windy and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       82%  93%   24 mph
      8:07 am    4:58 pm

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