Poldhu Cove

People dressed for the cold walking at Poldhu

A sandy sheltered beach on the west coast of the Lizard. A favourite amongst locals and visitors, surfers and wildlife watchers.

Dan Joel surf school at Poldhu

Surfing at Poldhu 

Poldhu beach is home to the Dan Joel Surf School, we work with Dan to raise awareness of local environmental issues and our conservation work. Dan is an ex-professional surfer having won the English title and was famed for his big wave surfing before opening up the school at Poldhu. He'll have you up and riding in no time.

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What's on

Upcoming events

Guided wildlife walk

Wed 05 Jun 2019
A guided coastal walk on the Lizard National Nature Reserve. On route you will be introduced to a variety of wildlife - highlights include Cornish choughs, Atlantic grey seals and wildflowers.

Festival of British Archaeology: Lizard Point

Tue 16 Jul 2019
Festival of British Archaeology: Lizard Point - Shipwrecks, signals and the strange tale of the under sea bell. Join us for a guided walk along the coastpath at Lizard Point.

Festival of British Archaeology: Poltesco – Pilchards, Mills and Serpentine

Thu 18 Jul 2019
Join us for a guided walk around the delightful Poltesco Valley, which was once the centre of a thriving industry.
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