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Surfing Mecca

Whatever time of year you go it’s captivating!!! Dogs allowed on beach from October until March, if... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
Ceeveef
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
A range of walks & places to eat

Polzeath has been a family favourite of ours since childhood. The beach is large and great in all... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
MonkeyLewis
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Cheltenham, 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 27 October 2018

Whatever time of year you go it’s captivating!!! Dogs allowed on beach from October until March, if not enjoy the 5 minutes walk to the next beach!!! Surfing is safe and controlled, amazing surf schools, great for children, adults and dogs!!!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

They had already got £250 for 3 days hire and I went in at 4.38pm on our last day to add my son for suit hire as he’d joined us for 1 night - Ann’s Cottage supervisor said I’d have to pay for full day...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Took a walk over to Polzeath from Padstow and was a bit disappointed in the area. Facilities were awful and there was a poor selection of cafes, etc. The staff in the shops were a lot less friendly than in Padstow but glad we saw...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

Polzeath has been a family favourite of ours since childhood. The beach is large and great in all weathers. You can walk along the cliff to Daymer Bay and then onto Rock. Parking is plentiful so although you may have a wait a short time...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MonkeyLewis
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Fab for rock fishing lots of little critters to discover nice place for all ages. Proper sand to feel between your toes or hours of fun for the kids

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kathleen l
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Crowded at peak times. Stunning Cornish surfy beach. Walk a little further to find rock pools and quieter areas. Great surf, several hire places and cafes. Easy parking and access to beach.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Naughtickel
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We went to Polzeath for the first time yesterday August BH. Beach and hills scenic but cars on the beach?! What an eyesore. Such a shame. I come from Croyde, a similar size beach and small village, very popular, and thank goodness no cars on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

Very packed beach with lots of families on top of each other the surf was great but far too many people at the beach

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ian S
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Great beach where even on a bad surf day, there are still waves to practice on. Great for families with a nice range of small local shops for food and drink. Only downside is no dogs allowed in the summer.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sam B
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

It was drizzling with rain when we arrived at Polzeath. Even though the weather was lousy the place was busy. We were really lucky with parking as we bagged the only remaining spot. I would imagine that on a sunny day parking would be tricky....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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