Polnare Cove



Area

Polnare Cove if a tiny cove tucked below the remote headland of Nare Point on the south coast of Cornwall. A rocky inlet that doesn't offer up much but worth noting if you are walking the south west coast path that passed directly above. The Coastguard look-out hut overlooking Polnare Cove provides local information on the area and it wildlife. Impressive views out across the Helford River mouth and across the The Roseland can be enjoyed.


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.

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Directions

To reach Polnare Cove you'll need to take the long walk along the south west coast path starting from Gillan.


Location

Postcode: TR12 6ES

Lat / Lon: 50.085098, -5.07647

OS Explorer Map: 103 - The Lizard

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Beach photo of Polnare Cove in Cornwall England

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