Polzeath and New Polzeath
Polzeath and New Polzeath

Polzeath Beaches

Polzeath has a large main beach and several smaller secluded ones closeby.

Polzeath Beach

A large gently sloping sandy beach at low tide, very popular with families. Excellent for surfing and bathing. The beach is west facing. Due to its popularity, the beach can become crowded in summer.

At Polzeath the beach has level access from the beach car park. From New Polzeath there are a few steps down onto the beach.

RNLI Lifeguards are on duty at Polzeath beach at Easter and then from May 1st to the end of September. For more information about the lifeguard service - RNLI Area support centre Tel: 01208 815465 or email lifeguards@rnli.org.uk

Facilities include 4 car parks of varying sizes, all within easy distance of the beach, toilets, shops and cafes.

There is a dog ban on Polzeath Beach from 1st July to 31st August between 10am and 6pm but outside these hours and from 1st September to 30th June it is dog friendly when dogs are allowed.

Greenaway Beach

The Greenaway is the area of coast between Hayle Bay and Trebetherick Point. A level walk from Polzeath towards Daymer Bay will take you to it.

Pentireglaze Haven

Pentire Glaze Haven is a small sandy cove on the northern edge of Hayle Bay just north of Slipper Point, Polzeath beach and New Polzeath. At low tide it become part of Polzeath beach.

Broadagogue Cove

Broadagogue Cove lies between Polzeath and Greenaway beach. It is a beach of sand and rocks. Of particular interest to geologists are its banded purple and green slates.

Surfing in the Polzeath area

Polzeath Surf Report

Surfing conditions at Polzeath including wave height, swell direction, wind direction and speed, tides times, sea temperature and weather conditions.

Polzeath beach is a very popular and safe beach break for all ages and abilities including beginners. It works well at low tide and on the push in.

Between mid and high tide, in the area below the lifeguard hut, the rocks on the left work especially well for body boarders and knee boarders, or the more experienced surfer. This section offers a steep and shallow drop that often develops to an inside section.

Doesn't work at all at high tide.

Greenaway has breaks at mid tide on a medium to large swell, 3ft and upwards. The most serious reef break in Cornwall - difficult and less accessable than others in the area.

Baby Bay is just north of Polzeath beach, best reached from New Polzeath. It is only suitable for surfing at low to mid tide.

Cowrie is just north of Baby Bay. It requires a reasonable swell for it to work. It breaks on a reef about half way between Baby Bay and Pentire Head.

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