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Dog-Friendly Holiday Cottages in Polzeath on the doorstep of Cornwall's Number 1 Surfing Destination


Polzeath is situated in the beautiful setting of Hayle Bay in Cornwall with its huge expanse of golden sand. A popular beach holiday destination with surfers and families alike, Polzeath is the kind of place to which many people choose to return year after year.

Polzeath’s understandably popular, with its flat beach, shelter from winds and excellent surf. But, because the beach is a quarter of a mile wide (and, at low tide, nearly as deep from back to seafront) there’s plenty of space. There are pubs, shops, cafés and restaurants along the road leading directly to New Polzeath, easily walk-able along the sands at low tide.

If you want a holiday near the beach in Cornwall, then Polzeath has everything you are looking for. A delightful Cornish seaside village, it really comes to life in summer with families enjoying the golden sand and the water.

Polzeath, is split into two parts – the old and the new, both overlooking a magnificent stretch of golden sand between Pentire Head to the north and Highcliff to the west.

Polzeath is a haven for surfers and beach lovers alike. With one of the best beach breaks for surfing in Cornwall it is an ideal place to go for a surfing holiday or weekend surf trip and there are numerous surf schools as well as seasonal lifeguards making Polzeath both exciting and safe. . Although popular, Polzeath is never too busy, even in the height of summer. Children will love exploring the rock pools and digging in the sand, whilst parents will appreciate the nearby amenities.

If you like a beach holiday, you'll love a holiday in Polzeath. Perfectly positioned next to the beach and only a short walk to the shops and other amenities, you will be hard pushed to find somewhere as convenient. Stroll to the beach, play in the surf, eat in a cafe and watch the sun setting over the sea - here, you can have it all!

Polzeath is one of the top destinations for surfing holidays in Cornwall due to its famous beach break and abundance of premium holiday accommodation. For the experienced surfer there are plenty of days where there is good surf onto a nice beach break. For beginners or the less experienced there are several surf schools (some operating in all seasons) and smaller waves. Even when the waves are big, the gently sloping, sandy beach ensures that there are always smaller waves to practice on nearer the shore.

Just a couple of minutes away is the small village of Trebetherick. It is here you will find Daymer Bay, the jewel in North Cornwall's crown. An excellent spot for swimming, windsurfing, boating or canoeing, this dog friendly wide sandy beach is much more sheltered than the beach at nearby Polzeath.

Holidays in Polzeath are great all year round. In summer there are long, lazy days on the beach or days exploring hidden coves and tucked away corners far from everyone else. In winter there are bracing walks with spectacular views and delicious pub lunches followed by cosy evenings in front of the fire with a glass of wine and the sound of distant waves.

Our Polzeath holiday cottages come in all shapes and sizes so we are able to offer accommodation for couples, large groups and large families. Many of our properties are close by each other, so it is also possible to be close to friends and family whilst not sharing the same property.

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