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 does not allow dogs between Easter and October.
- 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.
Our weather forecast for Polzeath in Cornwall
Today (Tuesday, Jan 26)
Expect a temperature in the range 9.9℃ to 10.1℃ with a wind speed 6.9 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Jan 27
Expect a temperature in the range 9.6℃ to 9.8℃ with a wind speed 6.1 m/sec (W)
Thursday, Jan 28
Expect a temperature in the range 10.7℃ to 11℃ with a wind speed 8.9 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Jan 29
Expect a temperature in the range 9.7℃ to 10.1℃ with a wind speed 9.8 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Jan 30
Expect a temperature in the range 7.4℃ to 9.4℃ with a wind speed 7.8 m/sec (SE)
Sunday, Jan 31
Expect a temperature in the range 2.8℃ to 6.5℃ with a wind speed 3.8 m/sec (SE)
Monday, Feb 01
Expect a temperature in the range 8.6℃ to 9℃ with a wind speed 13.6 m/sec (WSW)
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Our tide forecast for Polzeath Beach in Cornwall.
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