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Polridmouth Beach

Just around the headland from Polkerris beach, a pleasant cliff top walk joins the two.

Polridmouth is somewhat isolated and access is not easy, hence it tends to be very quiet, a popular destination for walkers.
At high tide there are two beaches which at low tide are joined together. The sand quality is not good but safe bathing is available. There are also several rock pools and rocky outcrops to explore.
There are no facilities.
Dogs are permitted.
Parking is at Mennabilly - a pleasant 15/20 minute walk to the beach, this is not difficult but is unsuitable for wheel chairs.

Directions

Polridmouth is about 7 miles from St Austell. From the A390 turn onto the B3269 for Fowey (this junction is about 2 miles west of Lostwithiel). Shortly before Fowey turn right at a roundabout onto the A3082. Take the next left and continue on this road to a car park at Menabilly.

Summary

A pleasant little cove and a real sun-trap. A nice place to sit and relax away from the crowds. Very pleasant walks along the waters edge or along the cliff tops.