Polstreath beach is fine sand and split in two by a stack, the smaller beach is known as Little Polstreath.
The beach offers good swimming and a quieter alternative to Mevagissey around the corner.
Hard to get to for the elderly and those with young children as the climb back up from the beach is quite steep.
No facilities, nearest are in Mevagissey.
We have no dog information for Polstreath beach.
We have no current information on dog restrictions for Polstreath Beach.
- 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 St Austell in Cornwall
Today (Sunday, Jan 17)
Expect a temperature in the range 7.4℃ to 8.5℃ with a wind speed 3.6 m/sec (NNW)
Monday, Jan 18
Expect a temperature in the range 6.4℃ to 6.6℃ with a wind speed 3 m/sec (WSW)
Tuesday, Jan 19
Expect a temperature in the range 10.4℃ to 11.1℃ with a wind speed 7.9 m/sec (WSW)
Wednesday, Jan 20
Expect a temperature in the range 10.6℃ to 11℃ with a wind speed 9.9 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Jan 21
Expect a temperature in the range 5.6℃ to 6.8℃ with a wind speed 7.8 m/sec (WNW)
Friday, Jan 22
Expect a temperature in the range 4.9℃ to 5.4℃ with a wind speed 3.7 m/sec (WNW)
Saturday, Jan 23
Expect a temperature in the range 4.7℃ to 5.7℃ with a wind speed 2.2 m/sec (WSW)
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Our tide forecast for Polstreath Beach in Cornwall.
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