"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Polkerris Beach

Polkerris is on the south coast of Cornwall. It is a small, remote sandy bay, approximately 170 metres wide, surrounded by cliffs.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Par

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SX093520

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Things to see and do near Polkerris Beach

  • St Catherine's Castle (2m)
  • Fowey Aquarium (2m)
  • Wingz Bird and Animal Sanctuary (2m)
  • Kidzworld Indoor Play (3m)
  • Pine Lodge Gardens & Nursery (3m)
  • Cornwall FootballGolf Park (3m)
  • Eden Project (3m)
  • Charlestown Shipwreck Centre (3m)
  • Charlestown Shipwreck and Heritage Centre (3m)
  • St Austell Brewery Visitor Centre (4m)
  • Kids Kingdom Ltd (5m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
5 South Street
PL23 1AR

Phone 01726 833 616
Email info@fowey.co.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Monday 24 April


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1021
Humidity 87%
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Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 73%
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Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 65%
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Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 70%
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Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 78%
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Chance of rain 46%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 77%
UV Index n/a
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High Tide
04:33 BST
(03:33 GMT)
Low Tide
10:59 BST
(09:59 GMT)
High Tide
17:04 BST
(16:04 GMT)
Low Tide
23:24 BST
(22:24 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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Tell us what you think about Polkerris Beach

Polkerris is a pleasant village with a small sandy beach and old harbour, close to Par sands.

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