The Beach Guide

Poldhu Cove

  • Poldhu Cove
  • Poldhu Cove
  • Poldhu Cove
  • Poldhu Cove

Famous as the place from which the first Trans-Atlantic radio signal was sent in 1901. A popular sandy beach in a pretty location. There are lovely coastal walks with spectacular views around the cove.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service

RNLI lifeguard Summer cover daily from 19 May to 30 September

Dogs friendly beach?

Seasonal dog ban. Easter day to 1st October

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Disabled access

Easy level access from the car park situated to the back of the beach


TR12 7JB

OS grid ref.

SW 6660 1990


Café at beach.


Large car park by beach.