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Polruan Quay Beach

Polruan Quay Beach beach, Cornwall

Polruan Quay Beach is a small northwest facing beach just west of the quay in the fishing village of Polruan, near Fowey on the South coast of Cornwall.

The Quay is the landing point of the Fowey to Polruan (Foot) Ferry and so the beach is overlooked by many visitors as they make their way up into Polruan. The beach looks across the water of Polruan Pool to Whitehouse Quay in Fowey and can offer a little respite from the bustle of Fowey in the summer.

Visitors normally explore Polruan before returning on the ferry, but for the more adventurous there is a fine walk west around St. Saviour's Point via West Street and Battery Lane to the lookout.

For a longer, and slightly more challenging walk, try the circular 4 mile long 'Hall Walk' along the shores of Pont Pill to the tiny hamlet of Pont, before taking the Bodinnick Ferry to Fowey.

For more information, please contact Fowey Tourist Information Centre on 01726 833616.


 Cafe, shop or pub

 Easily accessible

 Total dog ban


OS Explorer Map 107: St Austell & Liskeard

OS Explorer Map 107: St Austell & Liskeard

This map is part of the Ordnance Survey's Explorer series designed to replace the old Pathfinder map series. At 1:25,000 scale this detailed map shows a host of attractions including gardens which are open to the public, nature reserves and country parks as well as all official footpaths, bridleways, roads and lanes. Other facilities covered include: camping and caravan sites, picnic areas and viewpoints, selected places of interest, rights of way information for England and Wales, National Trail and Recreational Path routes, and selected tourist information. The series is aimed mainly at the experienced map user but can be used by tourists and locals alike.

Local area

Local Accommodation


Cottage Holidays

There is a great choice of cottages for rent in the local area. Take a look at the beautiful cottages in Fowey, Fowey, St Austell and St Blazey.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:

arrowSt Blazey



arrowSt. Austell



Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:



	arrowSt Austell

	arrowSt. Austell


Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Fowey, Looe, Mevagissey and Liskeard.

Nearby Attractions


There's plenty more to explore in this area, too! Find more attractions and things to do nearby:


	arrowFowey Museum

	arrowSt Catherines Castle


	arrowPolperro Museum of Smuggling and Fishing


	arrowCharlestown Shipwreck and Heritage Centre


	arrowLostwithiel Museum

	arrowRestormel Castle




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