Polzeath beach, Polzeath, Cornwall
  • Profile

    Polzeath Beach Information

    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 and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

    Polzeath Beach has dog restrictions. Polzeath beach does not allow dogs between Easter and October.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 3 beaches around Polzeath, 215 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    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


    7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain today through Tuesday, with high temperatures falling to 7°C next Wednesday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy overnight.
     
    7
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    10
       75%  74%   13 mph
      8:15 am    4:45 pm
    Thursday, Jan 17th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    5
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    7
       47%  70%   11 mph
      8:14 am    4:47 pm

    Friday, Jan 18th
     Rain until afternoon.
     
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    9
       80%  88%   15 mph
      8:13 am    4:48 pm
    Saturday, Jan 19th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    8
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    10
       91%  74%   8 mph
      8:12 am    4:50 pm

    Sunday, Jan 20th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    7
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    9
       73%  83%   19 mph
      8:11 am    4:52 pm
    Monday, Jan 21st
     Rain overnight.
     
    5
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    8
       48%  74%   3 mph
      8:10 am    4:53 pm

    Tuesday, Jan 22nd
     Foggy until evening and windy in the morning.
     
    5
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    7
       88%  90%   18 mph
      8:09 am    4:55 pm
    Wednesday, Jan 23rd
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    4
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    7
       54%  57%   18 mph
      8:08 am    4:57 pm

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