British Beaches

Visitor information for every beach in the UK

"I'm a little lost at sea"
« Beach details

Poldhu Cove Photos

Cornwall, England

Poldhu Beach (eastern end)

Uploader's Comments

This is the eastern end of Poldhu, which means "black pool" in Cornish, and lies on the Lizard Peninsular 2km north of Mullion. In December 1901, on the cliffs above, Guglielmo Marconi conducted his famous experiment in December 1901, sending the first transatlantic radio message to Marconi's receiving station on Signal Hill, St. John's, Newfoundland.

Uploaded by Ammonite on 17 August 2013

Creative Commons License Photo © Ammonite, 17 August 2013. Licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons licence

Location: Mullion

Location type: Town

OS Grid: SW664198

Country: England

Local Authority: Cornwall

Parish: Mullion

Nearest postcode: TR12 7JB

(for sat-nav purposes only, a beach does not have a postal address!)

'Poldhu Beach (eastern end)' - a photo of Poldhu Cove

British Beaches is a Good Stuff website. Mon, 30 Jan 2023 08:56:43 +0000