Polzeath in Cornwall UK

Nestling in the coast of North Cornwall, is a cosy little sea-side resort...Polzeath. Blessed with a beautiful beach, sanguine sun-sets, wild protective cliffs and an untouched countryside, Polzeath has served as many an artists muse.

Gold, Blue and You
The sand and shingle of the Polzeath beach shimmers and glints under the suns warm golden rays. Its one of the cleanest and safest beaches in Cornwall. You can relax on the soft sand and watch the children play with pretty pebbles in the delightful rock-pools. The brilliant blue Atlantic greets Polzeath with an energetic whoop. The sensational surf is sure to get you charged! Swimmers, body-boarders, knee-boarders and surf-pros can all hit the waters with glee. And as for the wannabe-surfer, you can enrol in any of the surf-schools, and youll be “riding the waves”, before you know it. Look out for the dolphins and seals; a friendly head may suddenly pop out to say “Hello”! And you cant miss the sea-gulls and puffins...flying and crying out to the sea.

Cliff Castle
The old and craggy cliffs of Polzeath, is lovely ground for exploration. Bunches of vivid flowers bloom and happy butterflies flutter around. The rocks display interesting and unusual erosion patterns.
A short cliff-walk will bring you to the unusually-shaped double-headlands -The Rumps. The panoramic view is glorious... On The Rumps is the archaeological site of the Cliff Castle. This amazing castle dates back to the Iron-Age! Excavations have unearthed pottery from the first century BC.
Be sure to visit this remarkable relic.

The Poet and his Muse
British Poet Laureate Sir John Betjeman had a life-long love affair with Polzeath. It was the favourite holiday place for his family, and he spent many a happy summer day playing in the beach and exploring the cliffs.
His poem Summoned by the Bells and his blank-verse autobiography speak beautifully of his precious memories of this charming county.

Pentire Point
Pentire Point is a quiet spot which offers a spectacular view of the sun setting on the horizon. The sublime beauty of the landscape will take your breath-away...

Souvenir Shopping
The shopping is scene of Polzeath is charming. Apart from the usual surf and sports shops, youll find a cluster of quaint little shops selling you delightful knick-knacks. Walk into them and enjoy the warmth of the friendly locals.

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