"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Poldhu Cove Beach

Poldhu Cove is on the south coast of Cornwall. It is a small sandy cove, approximately 250 metres wide, backed by sand dunes. A stream flows across the beach to the sea.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Helston

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW665197

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Poldhu Cove Beach

  • Newton Equestrian (1m)
  • Goonhilly Earth Station Experience (4m)
  • Flambards Village (4m)
  • Flambards Experience (4m)
  • One2eleven (4m)
  • Trelowarren House (4m)
  • National Seal Sanctuary (5m)

Tourist Information

Helston and Lizard Peninsula
Tourist Information Centre
79 Meneage Street
Helston
Cornwall
England
TR13 8RB

Phone 01326 565 431
Email info@helstontic.demon.co.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 22 September

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SSW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SSW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 44%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 15%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:11 BST
(00:11 GMT)
High Tide
06:51 BST
(05:51 GMT)
Low Tide
13:27 BST
(12:27 GMT)
High Tide
19:07 BST
(18:07 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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Poldhu and neighbouring Church cove are small sandy coves with cliffs on either side and sand dunes. Popular with bathers and surfers.

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