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Poldhu Cove

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Poldhu Cove, Cornwall, TR12 7JB

Poldhu Cove

Poldhu Cove

If you're searching for a beautiful and accessible beach in Cornwall, look no further than Poldhu Cove. Located on the Lizard Peninsula, this stunning cove is a popular destination for both families and surfers.

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One of the biggest draws of Poldhu Cove is its family-friendly, sandy beach. It's the perfect place to relax in the sun, build sandcastles or take a dip in the clear, blue waters. Plus, with its easy accessibility, you won't have to worry about navigating treacherous cliffs or steep steps to get there.

The cove itself is nestled back, sheltered by cliffs either side. The rear of the beach boasts sand dunes and reedbeds. It's a stunning sight, especially when the sun sets and the colours of the sky blend together. And if you're a surfer or bodyboarder, you'll love the good surf that Poldhu Cove offers.

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There are also plenty of opportunities for coastal walks in the area, with spectacular views around the cove. If you're up for a bit of exploration, Church Cove/Gunwalloe Cove is just 1km to the north, while Polurrian Cove is 1.5km to the south. Both of these coves are charming and well worth taking a trip to.

Overall, Poldhu Cove is a must-visit destination in Cornwall. With its beautiful sandy beach, stunning views and easy accessibility, it's no wonder that it's so popular. So if you're in the area, be sure to add Poldhu Cove to one of the places to visit.

Porthleven Weather
Lizard Peninsula
10:14 am, May 25, 2024
temperature icon 15°C
scattered clouds
Humidity 69 %
Pressure 1015 mb
Wind 14 mph
Wind Gust: 0 mph
Visibility: 0 km
Sunrise: 5:22 am
Sunset: 9:14 pm

Nearby Beaches

Distances shown are for those walking the South West Coast Path

Dollar Cove (2km north)

Church Cove / Gunwalloe Cove (1.5km north)

Polurrian Cove (1.5km south)

Mullion Cove (2.5km south)


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