Polurrian Cove

Polurrian Cove Beach near the Lizard, Cornwall

Polurrian Cove Beach is a sandy, west-facing beach on the Lizard Peninsula, Cornwall. It is sheltered by the high cliffs of this picturesque cove. The beach is situated just outside the village of Mullion, and is particularly popular with holidaying families in the summer.


Beach at Polurrian Cove, CornwallPolurrian is set in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and a Site of Special Scientific Interest. The South West Coast Path provides wonderful coastal walking opportunities, linking the cove to nearby beaches at Gunwalloe Church Cove, Poldhu Cove and Mullion Cove, and many more further afield for the more adventurous.

Holiday accommodation is available in Mullion and Mullion Cove holiday cottages. Holiday cottages in Helston (8 miles from Polurrian Cove by road), Falmouth (16 miles), Penzance (21 miles) and St Ives (22 miles) provide further self catering options.

There is no car parking or other facilities at the beach, all of which are available nearby in Mullion, including cafés and shops. The path to the beach is a little steep and not suitable for all. There is restricted access for dogs on the beach from Easter to October. There is a minimal lifeguard service at the beach, at weekends during peak summer months only.

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