Poldhu Cove Beach (Cornwall)

  • Information

    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. Poldhu Cove does not allow dogs between Easter and October.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have no beaches around The Lizard, 215 beaches in Cornwall, or check our list of Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Beach 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
  • 7 Day Weather Forecast

    Our weather forecast for The Lizard in Cornwall is split into two widgets. The first shows a timeline containing temperature, wind, sunrise/sunset and chance of rain, whilst the second shows the forecast for the week ahead including severe weather alerts when available.



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