Facilities & access


  • Holiday cottages (National Trust) at Pentireglaze (New Polzeath), Doyden, Port Quin, Port Isaac and Port Gaverne
  • Information point at Lundy Bay and Lead Mine
  • Pubs, restaurants, shops and a mini Post Office at Polzeath village
  • Public toilets in Polzeath village
  • Dogs welcome. Seasonal dog ban on Polzeath beach (including Pentireglaze Haven)
  • Lead Mines car park (Pentireglaze) and Lundy Bay good for picnics
  • Car parks: Pentire Farm, Pentireglaze: OS SW936803, Lead Mines, Pentireglaze: OS SW942799, Lundy Bay: OS SW953796, Port Quin: OS SW972805, Polzeath: Not NT, Charge Seasonal charge, OS SW936794

Family & children

  • Good rock-pooling during low tides at Pentireglaze Haven but beware of being cut off by tides


  • Parking: Views from Lead Mine car park (Pentireglaze)
  • Well maintained coastal paths which may be uneven in places, and with kissing gates
  • Sections of footpath may be muddy at times