Cornwall Beach Guide

Polperro Beach

Description:
Polperro is a picturesque working fishing village with a small sandy beach beyond the harbour wall. There is also a tidal pool below the cliffs. In Polperro village there is much to see and there are plenty of gift shops and cafés.
Safety:
No details available. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
There is a long walk from the car park to the village, but in summer there is a horse bus service and electric mini bus service. There are steep steps to the beach and very steep steps to the tidal pool.
Dogs:
Dogs allowed on the beach all year, but must be on leads between 10am and 6pm.
Directions:
Polperro is 5 miles from Looe and 24 miles from Plymouth. Take the A38 from Plymouth. At Trerulefoot turn left onto the A374. After approximately 1 mile turn left onto the A387 for Looe. At Looe cross the bridge and continue on the A387 to Polperro.
Post Code:
PL13 2PL.
Parking:
1 large car park on the approach to Polperro village. There is no parking in the village.
Toilets:
Yes.
Facilities:
Café, gift shops, museum in Polperro.
Activities:
Boat trips from Polperro.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Lantic Bay (4 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly)
Talland Bay (3 miles, sandy beach, dog friendly, disabled access)
Looe (4 miles, sandy beach, disabled access)
Whitsand Bay (17 miles, sandy beach, surfing, dog friendly)
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