Poldhu Cove

Thrift overlooking the beach 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.

Things to do with the kids this summer

Poldhu Cove

Places to stay

Poldhu Cove

What's on

Upcoming events

Guided wildlife walk

Wed 18 Jul 2018
Join us for a guided coastal wildlife walk. On route you will be introduced to local wildflowers, Atlantic grey seals and the history of the Cornish choughs with the possibility of seeing them too. Our Rangers will be on hand to tell you more...

Wildlife Watchpoint

Wed 18 Jul 2018
Get closer to nature at Britain's most southerly point. The unique geology and maritime climate makes Lizard Point a perfect environment for a variety of flora and fauna. To see and learn more about the abundance of wildlife that lives here...

Lizard Point - Shipwreck, signals, and the undersea bell story

Tue 24 Jul 2018
As part of the Festival of British Archaeology, join us for a guided walk along the coastpath at Lizard Point. Hear tales of shipwrecks, dramatic rescues and a rich history of maritime communications, from semaphore to ground breaking radio...

Poltesco - Pilchards, Mills and Serpentine

Thu 26 Jul 2018
As part of the Festival of British Archaeology join us for a guided walk around the delightful Poltesco Valley, now a wooded haven for wildlife, but once the centre of a thriving industry. Learn about the valley's fascinating history at this...

Lizard Wireless Station - Heritage Open Day

Sun 16 Sep 2018
Join us for a free open day at the Lizard Wireless Station to learn more about a fascinating chapter in history. Pioneering experiments, ground-breaking technology, innovation and a rich personal life - Marconi had it all. Thanks to Marconi and...
Poldhu Cove

Our work

Keeping Poldhu clean