Polkerris Beach – PL24 2TL.
Polkerris is a tiny hamlet, west of Fowey, down a winding lane past Kilmarth, the last home of Daphne du Maurier. It is also the next cove to Menabilly, the long-time home of the author. Polkerris is a sandy beach which gently shelves, sheltered by harbour wall.
There is also another small beach called Booley Beach which can be reached via a ten-minute walk on the coast path. There are no facilities at Booley Beach. Note that the Polkerris car park is often full in late summer so arrive early.
O/S grid reference: SX 0937 5206 – Post code: PL23 1JH.
Nearest car park: 1 car park (60 cars) close to Readymoney Beach. There is also a larger car park (450 cars) close to Fowey town centre on Hanson Drive.
Sand / pebbles etc: Sand.
Swimming: At high & low tide.
Refreshments: Pub, beach shop at Polkerris Beach.
Dogs allowed: Dogs are banned on Polkerris Beach from Easter Day to October 1.