Poldhu



Area

Poldhu Cove is a sandy surfing beach near Mullion on the south coast of Cornwall. Grab an ice-cream at Poldhu Beach Cafe and take a stroll along the coastal path that winds its way up above the cove for stunning views across Cornwall. A large victorian building, now a care home, over looks the beach and great vista looking out across Mount's Bay and Penwith can be found just a short walk up the cliffs either side of the bay.


Guides

Helford & Lizard: Twenty-five Secret Beaches

A beach guide book pulling together all of the Lizard Peninsula and Helford River’s best secret beaches and hidden coves.

Here’s to adventure. The spontaneous foray down that overgrown footpath, leaping that ancient granite hedge and traversing that deserted headland no-ones ever heard ... Read More


Directions

Take the main road from Helston, and follow the signs to Poldhu Beach cafe. AS you round the corner at the top of the hill near Mullion Golf course you'll be greeted with a fantastic view of the beach. Park in the main National Trust carpark behind the sand dunes.


Location

Postcode: TR12 7JB

Lat / Lon: 50.033199, -5.2629

OS Explorer Map: 103 - The Lizard

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Beach photo of Poldhu in Cornwall England

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