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Polkerris Beach

Par, Cornwall

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

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

Local pubs and shops in the village
Toilets

Activities

Bathing

Nature and Wildlife

Local coastal walks to Par or down towards Gribbin head. There is a nature reserve towards Par.

Water Quality

Acceptable

Lifeguard

No

Dogs

Dogs are banned during summer months.

Tourist Information

ST. AUSTELL TIC Southbourne Road St Austell. Cornwal. PL25 4RS Tel: 01726 879500

Location

Nearest town: Par
County: Cornwall
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3373, -4.68042
Postcode: PL24 2TL
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Tywardreath and Par, Cornwall at Explore Britain.

Access

HFrom St Austell. head through Par towards Fowey. Shortly after Par Sands. take a right signposted Polkerris.

Public Transport

Par has a train station.

Nearest Railway Stations

Par (About a mile and a half away)
Luxulyan (Approx. 5 miles away)
St Austell (Approx. 5 miles away)
Lostwithiel (Approx. 5 miles away)
Bugle (Approx. 6 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.

Parking

A small car park that does get full.

Nearby Car Parks

Polkerris Beach, Polkerris (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Par Beach, Par (Long stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Coombe, Fowey (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Hamley's Corner, Par (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Par Moor Road, Par (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Readymoney, Fowey (Long stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Par Station, Par (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Squires Field, Fowey (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Main, Fowey (Long stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Old Station Yard, Fowey (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Par