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Polperro Beach

Looe, Cornwall

Very small cove backed by beautiful little Cornish fishing village. Tiny ancient cottages appear almost to be tottering into the sea at high tide, and there's a smuggler's museum and a shell fronted house. Well worth a visit.

Beach Type



Shops (inc arts & crafts
Tea rooms
Ice cream vendor
Difficult access for disabled - steep hill



Nature and Wildlife

Polperro lies on the South West Coast path

Water Quality

Not Tested



Tourist Information

LOOE TIC The Guildhall. Fore Street East Looe. Cornwall. PL13 1AA Tel: 01503 262072


Nearest town: Looe
County: Cornwall
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3302, -4.51532
Postcode: PL13 2QY
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Looe, Cornwall at Explore Britain.


Polperro is west of Looe on the A387. Horse draw dischargen cart runs visitors from top car park into the village in the summer.

Public Transport

Bus route 573

Nearest Railway Stations

Looe (Approx. 4 miles away)
Sandplace (Approx. 5 miles away)
Causeland (Approx. 6 miles away)
St Keyne Wishing Well Halt (Approx. 7 miles away)
Coombe Junction Halt (Approx. 8 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Parking available (top of hill) - charges apply.

Nearby Car Parks

Polperro, Polperro (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Crumplehorn Mill, Crumplehorn (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Bridals Lane, Polperro (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Hendersick, Polperro (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Lansallos, Lansallos (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Kilminorth Woods, Looe (Unknown stay).
About 2.9 miles away
Quay Road, West Looe (Unknown stay).
About 3.1 miles away
Millpool, Looe (Long stay).
About 3.1 miles away
Fore Street, East Looe (Unknown stay).
About 3.2 miles away
Riverbank, Looe (Short stay).
About 3.3 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Looe