Polpeor Cove



Area

A small, dark sanded beach just round from the Lizard Point, the most Southerly Point in England. Overlooking the cove is the old Lizard Point Lifeboat Station which is no longer in operation and has now become a heritage centre. Dangerous tidal currents sweep past this point and swimming is not recommended. The most Southerly Cafe is perched at the top of the cliff above the cove, ideal for a cream tea and a drink.


Guides

Helford & Lizard: Twenty-five Secret Beaches

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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

Head to the remote village of Lizard and continue to take the road towards Lizard Point. Park up in the National Trust carpark next to the old lighthouse and walk down the slipway and onto the beach.


Location

Postcode: TR12 7NJ

Lat / Lon: 49.959499, -5.20733

OS Explorer Map: 103 - The Lizard

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