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, 205 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Poldhu Cove Beach Weather Forecast

    Light rain on Sunday, with temperatures falling to 17°C on Thursday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    15
    -> 
    19
       0%  69%   6 mph
      6:21 am    8:30 pm
    Tuesday, Aug 22nd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    15
    -> 
    18
       1%  67%   10 mph
      6:22 am    8:28 pm

    Wednesday, Aug 23rd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    14
    -> 
    17
       1%  90%   13 mph
      6:24 am    8:26 pm
    Thursday, Aug 24th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    14
    -> 
    17
       3%  47%   15 mph
      6:25 am    8:24 pm

    Friday, Aug 25th
     Mostly cloudy until afternoon.
     
    14
    -> 
    18
       2%  53%   9 mph
      6:27 am    8:22 pm
    Saturday, Aug 26th
     Clear throughout the day.
     
    13
    -> 
    19
       0%  1%   7 mph
      6:28 am    8:20 pm

    Sunday, Aug 27th
     Light rain in the morning.
     
    14
    -> 
    18
       13%  18%   10 mph
      6:30 am    8:18 pm
    Monday, Aug 28th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.
     
    15
    -> 
    19
       6%  37%   11 mph
      6:31 am    8:15 pm

  • Poldhu Cove Beach Tide Times

     

  • Poldhu Cove Beach Water quality

    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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