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Polruan, Cornwall

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Polruan, Cornwall

Polruan is a small fishing village in the parish of Lanteglos-by-Fowey in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is bounded on three sides by water: to the north by Pont Creek, to the west by the River Fowey and to the south by the English Channel and neighbours village Bodinnick to the north, connected by a 4 mile walk along the hill tops. Polruan is very steep and well protected from the prevailing winds and Polruan Pool is a haven for small boats.
Post townFOWEY
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSX1250
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01726

Polruan, Cornwall in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Polruan, vil. and coastguard station, Lanteglos by Fowey par., Cornwall, on Fowey estuary, opposite Fowey; P.O.

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