"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Polstreath Beach

Polstreath is on the south coast of Cornwall. It is a remote sandy beach, approximately 330 metres wide, backed by cliffs and accessed by a coastal path.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Mevagissey

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SX017453

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Things to see and do near Polstreath Beach

  • Mevagissey Folk Museum (0m)
  • World of Model Railways (0m)
  • Lost Gardens of Heligan (2m)
  • Polmassick Vineyard (3m)
  • Charlestown Shipwreck and Heritage Centre (4m)
  • Charlestown Shipwreck Centre (4m)
  • Kids Kingdom Ltd (4m)
  • Ozzell Bowl (5m)
  • St Austell Brewery Visitor Centre (5m)
  • Pine Lodge Gardens & Nursery (5m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
St Georges Square
PL26 6UB

Phone 01726 844 440
Email info@mevagissey-cornwall.co.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 20 June


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1022
Humidity 99%
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Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1022
Humidity 90%
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Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1022
Humidity 78%
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Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1022
Humidity 77%
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Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1022
Humidity 86%
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Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1024
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
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Low Tide
05:31 BST
(04:31 GMT)
High Tide
11:48 BST
(10:48 GMT)
Low Tide
17:55 BST
(16:55 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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A small sandy beach accessed via the coast path. Due to the steep access this beach is not suitable for wheelchairs or families with buggies.

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