Polstreath Beach

Polstreath Beach - Cornwall
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Polstreath is a wide, sheltered, sand and shingle beach a short walk along the coast path from Mevagissey. 

Access to Polstreath is via the coast path and involves a long, steep climb. 

The beach is generally good for swimming although there is no lifeguard present.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

We do not have information on this beach but restrictions may apply (usually from Easter until the end of Summer)

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  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Toilets
  • Shop

Nearest town

St Austell


PL26 6TH

OS grid ref.

SX 0172 4531


Parking available at Megavissey

Water quality

Water quality star rating


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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