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Greenaway Beach Beach

Polzeath, Cornwall

A little known cove of sand and rocks situated at Trebetherick near Polzeath. Nearly always quiet as it is largely overlooked in favour of Daymer Bay to the south or Hayle Bay and Polzeath to the north.

Beach Type





This beach exhibits striking banded purple and green slates
Good exploring for the amateur geologist or conservationist

Nature and Wildlife

On the south west coast path. interesting coastal walks to neighbouring bays.

Water Quality

Not Tested




No dog restrictions.

Tourist Information

POLZEATH - Coronation Gardens. Polzeath. Cornwall. PL27 6TA. Ph. [01208] 862488


Nearest town: Polzeath
County: Cornwall
Latitude/Longitude: 50.5698, -4.92499
Postcode: PL27 6TE
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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See entry for Polzeath (Hayle bay). park near Hayle bay and access is by foot.

Public Transport

Bus route 584


parking available at nearby Hayle bay.

Nearby Car Parks

Tristram, Polzeath (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Polzeath Beach, Polzeath (Long stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Trebetherick, Trebetherick (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
New Polzeath, New Polzeath (Long stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Leadmines, Pentireglaze (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Lundy Bay, Pentireglaze (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Rock Quarry, Rock (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
South Quay, Padstow (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Lawn, Padstow (Unknown stay).
About 2.2 miles away
Link Road, Padstow (Long stay).
About 2.2 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Polzeath