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Polurrian Cove

Polurrian Cove beach, Cornwall

Polurrian Cove lies on the west coast of the Lizard Peninsula on the South Cornwall coast. The cove lies between Poldhu Cove in the north, made famous by Marconi's radio experiments in the 20th century, and Mullion Cove to the south. Polurrian Cove is southwest facing and lies just seaward of the village of Mullion. The beach consists of fine golden sand with a few patches of fine shingle. Surfing is possible at Polurrian but it is not really one of the region's surfing hotspots.

There are no facilities here, parking and public conveniences are available in Mullion or at Poldhu Cove. Due to its proximity to Helston (8 miles) and several holiday parks the beach can become busy in high season.

There is a seasonal dog ban in force at Polurrian Cove with dogs banned from Easter Day to October 1st and from 7am to 7pm.

Keen ramblers may wish to walk along the South West Coast Path north to Poldhu and Gunwalloe Coves or south passing Mullion Cove and Predannack on your way to Kynance Cove and Lizard Point.


 Flora and Fauna

 Easily accessible

 Family friendly

 Seasonal dog ban


 Rescue equipment

 Good Surfing


OS Explorer Map 103: The Lizard, Falmouth and Helston

OS Explorer Map 103: The Lizard, Falmouth and Helston

This map is part of the Ordnance Survey's Explorer series designed to replace the old Pathfinder map series. At 1:25,000 scale this detailed map shows a host of attractions including gardens which are open to the public, nature reserves and country parks as well as all official footpaths, bridleways, roads and lanes. Other facilities covered include: camping and caravan sites, picnic areas and viewpoints, selected places of interest, rights of way information for England and Wales, National Trail and Recreational Path routes, and selected tourist information. The series is aimed mainly at the experienced map user but can be used by tourists and locals alike.

Local area

Local Accommodation


Cottage Holidays

There is a great choice of cottages for rent in the local area. Take a look at the beautiful cottages in Gunwalloe, Lizard, Cadgwith and Helston.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:







Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:






Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Mullion, Lizard Peninsula, Helston and Penzance.

Nearby Attractions




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