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Safe & clean sandy beach.

Polzeath Beach has something for everyone. Lots of surfers, families with children and couples. It... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
BigFatBudgie
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Port Talbot
via mobile
Brill bodyboarding

We visited one of our favourite Cornish beaches on a rare sunny day in spring. It’s a great beach... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DJRDevon
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Only a ten-minute walk along a coastal path to Old Polzeath, the beach is well known for its surf, which makes it ideal for Malibu and body surfing.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Polzeath Beach has something for everyone. Lots of surfers, families with children and couples. It is very pretty, clean, dog friendly (April) & lots of rock pools to explore. There are few shops & cafes dotted around. We parked on the beach £2.10 for 2...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited one of our favourite Cornish beaches on a rare sunny day in spring. It’s a great beach with many facilities, parking close by and toilets plus plenty of places for food and drink. There are lifeguards so safe for bodyboarding and surfing. We...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came for a morning and stayed the whole day as the experience was so pleasant. Great beach, walks and surf as well as galleries and shops. Beach is pristine and perfect with great surf.

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Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

An exhilarating blustery walk. We were able to walk on the beach! Rocks covered in mussels... Very clean and beautiful. It was a shame it was so misty. Handy cafe selling tea and coffee.

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Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

Saw this twice, once on a glorious sunny afternoon and then on a dull, chilly day. The beach is impressive, no matter the weather. Big sweep of sand and breakers rolling in. The beach is surrounded by surfing hire shops, cafes and shops. Must be...More

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Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

You can park on the beach and go for a walk, windsurf, body board, have a wonder around the shops and cafes. Clean beach fab for children and dogs and can walk short or long distance dependant on what you are looking for. Lessons available...More

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Reviewed October 12, 2017

Polzeath Beach is a beautiful beach but hate going there in the peak season as it gets absolutely packed, and no where to park and no room on the beach. I think it is more popular now that many people know that the royals frequent...More

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Reviewed September 24, 2017

A must see and go to when in the area. We were very luck with the weather and even went surfing. It can get very busy during the summer but our visit was perfect as not too busy.

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Reviewed September 17, 2017

We only stopped at 'The Waterfront' for coffee but were tempted on to the beach for a paddle. It must be wonderful in good weather although we chose a changeable, cold day. Friends at home stay here regularly so we decided to investigate. There did...More

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Reviewed September 7, 2017

Top beach and surf. Weather was good which helps. Lots of rock pools and walks for the kids and when the tide is out huge huge beach to muck about on. Lifeguards are top people and you feel really safe. Also very friendly to kids...More

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