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Polpeor Cove

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Polpeor Cove, Cornwall, TR12 7NU

Polpeor Cove

Polpeor Cove

Polpeor Cove is a charming little cove nestled to the right of Lizard Point, the southernmost point in the UK. Despite its small size, Polpeor Cove offers breathtaking views of the rugged cliffs and the turquoise waters of the Atlantic Ocean. It is situated just below the iconic Old Lizard Lifeboat Station, which adds to its charm and appeal.

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While Polpeor Cove is an idyllic spot for sunbathing and picnicking, it is important to note that it is not suitable for swimming. The currents in this area are strong, and the beach has no lifeguard service. However, visitors can enjoy a leisurely stroll along the shoreline, and take in the stunning scenery that surrounds them.

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If you're looking for other nearby beaches, Kynance Cove is just 3km north of Polpeor Cove, and Cadgwith Cove is 5.5km to the east. Both are also popular spots for holidaymakers and offer different experiences. Kynance Cove is a picturesque cove with white sand and crystal-clear waters, while Cadgwith Cove is a traditional fishing village with a pebble beach.

So to summarise, Polpeor Cove is a small, yet pretty, little beach which offers stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean and the rugged cliffs that surround it. While it is not recommended for swimming, it is a peaceful and serene spot that is perfect for a leisurely stroll or a quiet picnic.

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Porthleven Weather
Lizard Peninsula
8:29 am, May 25, 2024
temperature icon 14°C
overcast clouds
Humidity 74 %
Pressure 1016 mb
Wind 9 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

Mullion Cove (10km north)

Kynance Cove (3km north)

Cadgwith Cove (5.5km east)

Kennack Sands Beach (8.5km east)


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