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Address: St Ives, England
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A favorite place for a family outing, this lovely stretch of beach...

A favorite place for a family outing, this lovely stretch of beach overlooks Godrevy Lighthouse in the distance.

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Stunning white sands

Adore this beach! Long stretch of fine white sand, great for paddling or just lying in the sun. Licensed cafe at each end, toilets just behind, perfect!

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Adore this beach! Long stretch of fine white sand, great for paddling or just lying in the sun. Licensed cafe at each end, toilets just behind, perfect!

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Dawlish, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

often missed by tourists as they walk past it on their way into st ives lovely white sand, clean beach with excellent facilities. cafe's and excellent toilet and changing booths - more sheltered swimming sunny the majority of the day - cant beat it

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful beach, clean, crystal clear water, great facilities in a very short distance. One word of warning... you need to be physically fit to get around St Ives easily! The costal walk from Porthminster in either direction is stunning but not easy in places and not good at all if you have vertigo!!!

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This beach is beautiful. It's a windier beach than the others around St Ives and a surfers paradise. There are surfing lessons available down there too. Clean. Sandy not stoney. Great to walk / jog along and play ball on by the sea. Life guard there with flags showing where to swim. Great cafe/bar under Porthminster Restaurant (also amazing) serving... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Porthminster Beach was very busy during our recent visit and I can understand why. The views are lovely and the white sand beach is wonderful. The beach is very clean even though very busy - we took a lovely stroll and enjoyed the views.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very well sought after beach in St Ives. You will find this if you ever have to try and park in the train station car park!!!! Sand is very nice and the view over the ocean is postcard worthy. Would recommend finding a hotel/bnb with parking as trying to park around St Ives can/is a nightmare.

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach is just lovely. Enjoy a good cup of coffee or an ice cream from the local beach cafe. Toilets are fairly close by too and clean as they can be but they are roomy if squeezing into a wetsuit or juggling babies /tots in push chairs. My 3.5 & 5 year old like Porthminster for digging tunnels, sand... More 

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Thorpe
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach is right next to the train stop from the park and ride. It is beautiful and clean worth a stop before walking around town. We were there low tide so were able to walk through to the harbour during the low tide. Be careful though we did see a few people stuck in the harbour as the water... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent clean beach. Can walk along beach to St Ives at low tide. Good food options. Good for children with access to beach toys.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely clean beach with good facilities. Has a disabled beach wheelchair that can get handicapped people right down to the sea.

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