Polzeath Beach

Visit Polzeath Beach

Award winning Polzeath Beach on the North Cornwall coast is a large sandy beach ever popular with holidaymakers. It is an old favourite with families and there is excellent surfing, although it gets busy during the summer months.

There are restaurants, beach shops and pubs within easy walking distance from the beach and surf schools and clubs in abundance catering to beginners and pros alike.

Did you Know? Sir John Betjeman is buried in the nearby Church of St Enodoc

This beach is dog friendly in the winter with restrictions in the Summer season

This beach is …

  • A Surfing Beach
  • Patrolled By RNLI lifeguards (seasonal)
  • Family Friendly

What to see and do

  • Take a Walk Along The Beach

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Places to stay

  • Holiday Cottages

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

Photo by UK Beach Days

Getting To Polzeath

Beach Location


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train


Driving from the A39, take the B3314 at Wadebridge and follow the signs to Polzeath.

Map of Polzeath Beach

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What’s On along the Coast

Throughout the year there are a series of events and festivals taking place along the Coast. Find out What’s On from food festivals to cultural and sporting events.

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Get active on the beach

Find the best beaches for water sports. Learn to kitesurfsurf or sail at schools around the UK. Lessons are available to suit all abilities.

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