Circular walks visiting Polkerris beach

Circular walks visiting Polkerris beach

The beach at Polkerris, Cornwall

Polkerris is a fairly small crescent-shaped beach which is sandy at all states of the tide. The location on the corner of St Austell bay together with the harbour wall makes it quite sheltered so it's popular for water sports.

  • 3 miles/4.9 km - Moderate

    Par Beach to Polkerris

    Par Beach to Polkerris

    3 miles/4.9 km - Moderate

    A circular walk on the coast path and Saint's Way from Par to the fishing hamlet of Polkerris where the pub has retreated into the Lifeboat station after being washed away by a storm in Victorian times, and Napoleonic cannons were built into the harbour wall as mooring posts.

  • 6.7 miles/10.8 km - Moderate-strenuous

    Polkerris, Gribbin Head and Readymoney Cove

    Polkerris

    Polkerris, Gribbin Head and Readymoney Cove

    6.7 miles/10.8 km - Moderate-strenuous

    A circular walk near Fowey from the tiny harbour of Polkerris, past the daymark tower on Gribbin Head and along the coast where Daphne Du Maurier lived and based many of her books on, to the sandy beach at Readymoney Cove, returning on the Saint's Way.

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