It is a small sandy cove, approximately 250 metres wide, backed by sand dunes. A stream flows across the beach to the sea.
Poldhu Cove is on The Lizard Heritage Coast, and adjacent to the South West Coast Path.
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The tide at Poldhu Cove is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 3:12 AM tomorrow, and the next low tide will be at approximately 9:57 AM tomorrow.
Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low
Approximate sea surface temperature: 10.3°CDetailed weather and tides »
Both beaches have pay and display parking for around 200 cars including disabled spaces.
Dogs are not allowed on the beach between Easter Sunday and 30 September.
Beach cleaned regularly by volunteers.
Daily - 21st May - 25th September
Excellent water quality
From £426.00 per week at Holiday Cottages
Lower Mellan Barn
From £813.00 per week at Sykes Cottages
Romantic St. Agnes Cottage
From £441.00 per week at Holiday Cottages
Rural St. Clement Cottage
From £342.00 per week at Holiday Cottages
Luxury Rural St. Erth Cottage
From £637.00 per week at Holiday Cottages
From £241.00 per week at Sykes Cottages
Dan Joel Surf School (0.1 miles)
Newton Equestrian Holidays (0.9 miles)
The Chocolate Factory and Craft Centre (1.1 miles)
South West Coast Path Walk- Mullion Cove to Lizard Point & Village (1.2 miles)
Mullion Cliffs National Nature Reserve (1.2 miles)
Bonython Estate Gardens (1.9 miles)
Loe Pool (3 miles)
Cornwall Segway (4 miles)
Flambards Theme Park (4.1 miles)
Poldhu Beach Cafe (190 yards)
All distances are approximate
around 5 miles southeast as the seagull flies, around 6 miles by road.
around 6 miles south-southeast as the seagull flies, around 7 miles by road.
around 5 miles east-southeast as the seagull flies, around 7 miles by road.
less than a mile northwest as the seagull flies, around 7 miles by road.
Location type: Town
OS Grid: SW664198
Local Authority: Cornwall
Nearest postcode: TR12 7JB
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