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Surf’s Up (and Down!)

Being used to the South Hams region of Devon, this year we ventured further west with... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Blayford
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Newmarket, United Kingdom
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Good beach for surfing and having fun

This beach is very popular and if the weather is good will be rammed. The surf is good especially... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Block2D
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Chertsey, United Kingdom
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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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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Being used to the South Hams region of Devon, this year we ventured further west with sister-in-laws family to the Wadebridge area. They know Polzeath and took us to the beach to body board, what a great choice. We went a couple of days before...More

Thank Blayford
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This beach is very popular and if the weather is good will be rammed. The surf is good especially for surfing and bodyboarding. It is a soft sand beach that has a good atmosphere and pretty scenery.

Thank Block2D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Luckily we were staying with friends overlooking the beach so we didn’t have to find parking which can be an issue. Great waves for body and surf boarding and the way the tide goes 400yards or more makes it so interesting and creates rock pools...More

Thank exeman
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the opportunity to bodyboard and surf whilst our eldest doggy sat! Nice beach, parking isn't cheap, but then where is in Cornwall?!! Would possibly go back again, if we didn't have the dogs, surf was good and would look for somewhere else to park...More

Thank Wendy E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to let the kids get their surfboards out. Enclosed bay with proactive lifeguards ensuring all are safe. Bring sandwiches and a flask or go to the spar, the cheap and cheerful eateries lack cheapness and cheerfulness. Chip shop without napkins or a fork...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A fabulous beach with parking, food, drink and available adjacent to it. Great for surfing, body boarding or just relaxing in lovely surroundings.

Thank Vikkie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Large sandy beach with lots of rock pools to explore if you dont want to go surfing/body boarding. Large car park at top of cliff with a path down to beach which is steep but suitable for pushchairs (don't take shortcut down rocks :-) )...More

Thank purplebaggage
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous day out, kids in and out off sea on their body boards hours of fun,clean, plenty of room don’t feel over crowded, quite a walk to the sea tho when it’s at low tide

Thank pgould87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the beach on our family holiday. There are at least 3 car parks all in easy walking distance of the beach, when we visited top one was £5 for the day and £4 after 1pm. It is a beautiful large, clean beach with restaurant,...More

Thank soniapT2291HN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go to Cornwall - a lot. We always make this a must for a day. The beach is award winning, the local shops are great, selling great local produce and awesome beach stuff. It is just a really nice place to be..... There is...More

Thank emmaburditt
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