Polzeath, Cornwall

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Polzeath, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.

Old Maps of Polzeath

Historic Maps of Polzeath and the local area.

I have great memories of staying with my Aunt in Polzeath in the mid 1970's. Her house was high up and we used to walk down to the town and to the beach every day. One night in 1977 (late August) the Tony Blackburn disco came to town (outside on one of the green spaces) - he had been elsewhere (...Read full memory)

In the 50‘s we (my family and my mum’s sister’s family) spent two holidays in rented holiday houses in Polzeath. The first house was “The Hermitage” and was situated on the cliff overlooking the sea with no buildings in front. The sunsets were fabulous. The second house was “Beggars Roost” and was on the other side of (...Read full memory)