Polzeath Live Cam

Live view positioned on the gently sloping cliff overlooking the beach


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  • Polzeath Camping
  • Polzeath - Wadebridge
  • Cornwall PL27 6TD - United Kingdom
  • https://polzeathcamping.co.uk/

Useful information to help you plan your visit to beautiful Cornwall


Bude is situated in North Cornwall on the coast which makes it an excellent centre for beaches and surfing. As well as a good selections of shops Bude also has a leisure centre and tidal swimming pool so there is something to do in all weather. There are many beautiful places to visit on and further along the coast such as Widemouth Bay.

Bude is also famous for its Canal that dates back to the 1820's making an interesting place to visit for those many historians visiting Cornwall.

Bude is also a place of Fishing and many water sports. Relaxing walks in the surrounding countryside and also cycling.


Fowey (pronounced ‘FOY’) is one of Cornwall’s small picturesque seafaring towns. Coming into Fowey you will find an intricate system of narrow lanes filled with historical character. Many wonderful places to eat can be found as well as a wide range of shops in the high street. Fowey is home to the beautiful ‘Fowey Hotel’ which has a wonderful view over the town and Fowey Harbour. Arts and crafts are also of interest in Fowey. Constable studios is located at 44 North Street.

From the Fowey Quay you can take a short ferry ride to Polruan just across the river. With many Bed & Breakfast accommodation round the town it makes an excellent place to stay as St. Austell is a ten minute drive away making the Eden Project within comfortable visiting distance. Tourist information centre can be found at the end of the main high street in the Post Office. With many international ships visiting Fowey for commercial purposes the Fowey Estuary makes for a fine viewing of impressive sea vessels.


Once being the captial of Cornwall in 1838, launceston is rich in history. Main features are Launceston Castle dominates the town and once was the command centre for the town and its surroundings including some of the main routes into Cornwall.

Launceston Steam Railway is also interesting to visit. With shops, café, museum and childrens play area. Also home to the popular Jamaica Inn. You will also find Daphne du Maurier’s Smugglers at Jamaica Inn an exciting theatrical presentation of the Jamaica Inn story.

New Mills Farm Park is also a good family day out enjoying nature at its best. Launceston is located in the North East of the county and is signposted on the A30.


Padstow is situated on the north Cornish coast. Many wonderful and inspiring sights including Trevose Head with its light house. Padstow is linked to Wadebridge via the Camel Trail and Bike Hire is available for this journey. Padstow is filled with an intricate maze of streets brimming with character and unique crafts. A good example of Cornish life in times gone bye.

Old MacDonalds farm is a good day out for the family and Prideaux place will make for an eductional excursion into over 400 years of Cornish History. Very close to St.Merryn.


Well known for that fact it was the centre for tin mining in Cornwall and today hosts schools studying Metalliferous Mining. Camborne contains many historical buildings and a town trail has been provided to guide visitors around these interesting sights. Home to the Camborne Rugby club and Town Band.

3 Miles outside Redruth off the A30. With many major attractions a short journey away, including Lands End, The National Maritime museum, and of course the Eden Project.


Hayle is home to the famous Paradise Park Wildlife Park with many interesting animals and exhibitions. Hayle Bowl and Hayle Golf can are both worth a recreational visit.

Situated off the bay of St Ives just of the A30. With almost 4 miles of beach it makes for an excellent summer location with lifeguards situated on the beach during the summer and sand dunes containing wildlife which is of interesting to study whilst on a refreshing costal walk. Godrevy Lighthouse, no longer manned, stands on a small island offshore and provided the inspiration for the novelist Virginia Woolf in her novel 'To the Lighthouse'.


Liskeard boast the Second largest church in Cornwall. It also has easy access via train with its own station based on the main great western Paddington to Penzance line. A train can also be taken to visit Looe on the South Coast. The town has a busy market and with Trago Mills in the vicinity it makes for a good shopping trip.

Carnglaze caverns is an excellent attraction during the day and with the Rum Store Theatre, a great evening activity. Colliford Lake Park is also available for family days out with enjoyable views and a theme park.


Located at the northern edge of Bodmin moor close to the Cornish coast. Home to North Cornwall Museum and Gallery which specialises in Cornish life in the past. As the town is near to the Moor it can be used as a starting point for inspiring walks.

Davidstow flying club is also a feature of Camborne and Tout fishing can be done in the nearby reservoir. The ancient Slaughter Bridge is the legendary site of King Arthur's last battle and Tintagel is only 4 miles away.


Situated near Pothleven and above the lizard. Flambards Village Theme Park is a great attraction to visit for a family day out. RNAS Culdrose is located in Helston and they have an air display day in July. Mullion Gallery can also be found in Helston with a fine selection of works.

Flora Day the 8th May is the Furry Dance day held in Helston which entails Dancers in wonderful costume parading through the streets. Trelowarren, the home of the Vyvyans since 1427 and Travano are also wonderful visitor attractions.

The town of Newquay

Firstly in the summer months, when the town is at it’s best are those golden sandy beaches, all 11 of them from Holywell Bay to Watergate Bay which is one the biggest beaches in the Newquay area, once there you can learn to surf, kite Board, Kite Buggy and even wind surf! Also included in these beaches is the world famous Fistral Bay home to many surf competitions throughout the year including the Rip Curl Championships. Of course all the Beaches have their own facilities such as toilets, food and drink bars and the all-important Lifeguards all of whom are fully trained and always on the lookout.

For active and sporty people Trenance gardens and Leisure Park is home to Water world fitness centre with a big 25-metre pool and a fun pool for the children with you, or the child in you. Trenance is well worth a visit. If its relaxing in the sun you’re after, the park has grassy areas to lie on and play equipment for the children, you could even have a game of tennis with court and racket hire starting from Ł3.00.