The Beach Guide

Polkerris Beach

Polkerris Beach

Polkerris is a tiny hamlet, west of Fowey, down a winding lane past Kilmarth, the last home of Daphne du Maurier. It is also the next cove to Menabilly, the long time home of the author.

Sandy beach with gentle shelf sheltered by harbour wall.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service

No lifeguard cover

Dogs friendly beach?

Seasonal dog ban. Easter day to 1st October

dog friendly beaches »

Disabled access

Ramped access onto the beach along with comprehensive facilities provided by owners Menabilly Estate. These include diabled toilets and a choice of places to eat


PL24 2TL

OS grid ref.

SX 0937 5206


Public toilets, shop, café and pub all close to beach.


In the hamlet close to the beach