Poldhu Cove Beach
Poldhu and neighbouring Church cove are small sandy coves with cliffs on either side and sand dunes. Popular with bathers and surfers.
First aid Post
Lost Child Centre
Windsurfing and sea canoeing
There is zoning for water sports activities
Nature and WildlifeThere are coastal walks to the west towards Gunwalloe. Loe Bar and Porthleven and to the east towards Polurrian. Kynance and the Lizard.
Cleaning and LitterThe beach is cleaned regularly from mid May to September by Kerrier District Council. There are bins on the beach. The beach suffers occasional pollution from litter.
DogsDog bins are provided but dogs are banned from the beach during Easter to October.
Tourist InformationHelston Tourist Information Centre 79 Meneage Street Helston Cornwall TR13 8RB Tel: 01326 565431 Fax: 01326 572803 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
LocationNearest town: Helston
Latitude/Longitude: 50.0318, -5.26089
Postcode: TR12 7JB
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)
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AccessFollow the A3083 from Helston - Lizard. past Culdrose Air Base. Cross the mini-roundabout towards Mullion. turn right 100m past the roundabout and follow the road for approximately 3 miles.
Public TransportThere is a bus from Helston directly to the beach.
Nearest Railway StationsPenmere (Approx. 11 miles away)
Penryn (Cornwall) (Approx. 12 miles away)
Falmouth Town (Approx. 12 miles away)
Falmouth Docks (Approx. 12 miles away)
St Erth (Approx. 12 miles away)
Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.
ParkingBoth beaches have parking for around 200 cars including disabled spaces. There is a charge for using the car park
Nearby Car ParksPoldhu Cove, Mullion ( ).
About 0.2 miles away
Gunwalloe Church Cove, Helston ( ).
About 0.8 miles away
Mullion Cove, Helston ( ).
About 1.1 miles away
Predannack, Predannack ( ).
About 2.2 miles away
Chyvarloe, Helston ( ).
About 2.6 miles away
Degibna, Porthleven ( ).
About 3.7 miles away
Highburrow, Porthleven ( ).
About 3.9 miles away
Penrose, Porthleven ( ).
About 4.2 miles away
Shrubberies Hill, Porthleven ( ).
About 4.2 miles away
Flambards, Helston ( ).
About 4.3 miles away