The Beach Guide

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 good for swimming.

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
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    • Shop

    Nearest town

    St Austell


    PL26 6TH

    OS grid ref.

    SX 0177 4533

    Water quality

    Water quality star rating


    Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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