"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Polzeath (Hayle Bay) Beach

Polzeath Beach is just north of the Camel Estuary on the north coast of Cornwall. It is a sandy beach resort, approximately 640 metres wide, with a stream flowing across it. The beach is backed by cliffs and there are plenty of rock pools.

Beach type: Sand & Shingle

Nearest town: Wadebridge

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW936791


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Polzeath (Hayle Bay) Beach

  • National Lobster Hatchery (3m)
  • The Padstow Mystery Treasure Trail (3m)
  • Long Cross Victorian Garden (3m)
  • Cornwall's Crealy Great Adventure Park (6m)
  • Cornwall’s Crealy Great Adventure Park (6m)
  • St Eval Kart Circuit (8m)
  • Pencarrow House and Gardens (8m)
  • Cornish Birds Of Prey Centre (8m)
  • FlowRider at Retallack Resort (8m)
  • Spirit of the West American Theme Park (8m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Red Brick Building
North Quay
PL28 8AF

Phone 01841 533 449
Email padstowtic@btconnect.com

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Forecast for Thursday 25 April


Chance of rain 30%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 990
Humidity 90%
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Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 993
Humidity 76%
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Chance of rain 36%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 995
Humidity 64%
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Chance of rain 32%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 997
Humidity 64%
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Chance of rain 29%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 999
Humidity 70%
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Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1001
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
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This is a sand and shingle beach with some rocks. It is situated at the mouth of a river and is backed by interesting cliffs. The beach has rock pools and includes a voluntary marine nature reserve.

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