Poldhu Cove Beach

Poldhu Cove beach, The Lizard, Cornwall

Place Category: Beaches

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  • Poldhu Cove a fine beach in a sandy cove that has sand dunes. Lovely coastal walks and excellent views.

    The Poldhu Wireless Station (remains can still be seen) was where Marconi sent the first transatlantic wireless signal in 1901.

    Beach car park and cafe.

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

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 20 beaches around The Lizard, 204 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Poldhu Cove Beach 7-day Weather Forecast

    Rain today and tomorrow, with temperatures bottoming out at 14°C on Sunday.

    Today's Forecast
     Light rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening, and windy starting in the afternoon.
     
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    14
       89%  42%   10 mph
      7:50 am    6:23 pm
    Friday, Oct 20th
     Windy starting in the afternoon and rain in the evening.
     
    10
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    15
       77%  67%   17 mph
      7:52 am    6:21 pm

    Saturday, Oct 21st
     Dangerously windy and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    14
       84%  74%   32 mph
      7:53 am    6:19 pm
    Sunday, Oct 22nd
     Windy until afternoon and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    10
    -> 
    14
       55%  74%   23 mph
      7:55 am    6:17 pm

    Monday, Oct 23rd
     Windy until afternoon and overcast throughout the day.
     
    14
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    15
       70%  99%   19 mph
      7:57 am    6:15 pm
    Tuesday, Oct 24th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    14
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    16
       29%  92%   16 mph
      7:58 am    6:14 pm

    Wednesday, Oct 25th
     Partly cloudy in the morning.
     
    13
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    16
       50%  60%   15 mph
      8:00 am    6:12 pm
    Thursday, Oct 26th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    13
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    15
       24%  88%   16 mph
      8:02 am    6:10 pm

  • Poldhu Cove Beach Tide Times

     

  • Poldhu Cove 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.
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