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St Ives Surf school

This large beach should be good for families and is close to the town centre. It's more sheltered... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
vickiabucks
via mobile
Excellent beach day

Wonderful and recommended to everyone who are looking for a seaside day with kids. There's a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rosana C
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London, United Kingdom
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A favorite place for a family outing, this lovely stretch of beach overlooks Godrevy Lighthouse in the distance.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good19%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“putting green” (15 reviews)
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St Ives, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This large beach should be good for families and is close to the town centre. It's more sheltered than Porthmeor, a surfing beach, so should be great for calmer water sports. However, the staff at Porthminster surf school, hiring SUPs and kayaks, are unhelpful and...More

Thank vickiabucks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful and recommended to everyone who are looking for a seaside day with kids. There's a wonderful beach with white sand and the waves are calm so good for swimming & paddling.

Thank Rosana C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely beach with beautiful yellow, soft sand. Nice calm waters for swimming if you can face the cold waters. Always enjoy a cider and food from the café at the back of the beach. Beach has toilet facilities. Never had a problem finding a pitch...More

Thank James T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great beach for the family having fun in St Ives, such a gentle slope of the beach makes it safe and fun for the kids

Thank Mowhay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely beach....one of the best around St Ives. Nice clean sand and if you are walking from the Carbis Bay direction, a couple of places to get a drink and enjoy the views.

Thank Beeper53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We parked in the station car park that overlooks the beach. It is best to get there early as spaces go fast. The beach is beautiful , clean and the weather was good so made the day more special. This is the best beach to...More

2  Thank IMJASIM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful clean beach. A splendid place for walking building, sand castles and enjoying the views. Train station is close proximity and journey here was simply stunning. A gem...highly recommended place to visit.

Thank 873baljinderb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean, soft sand - perfect for walking on or relaxing with a good book! Great ice-cream stall selling 'Kelly's of Cornwall' ice-cream. Watch out for the seagulls trying to steal your ice-cream though!

1  Thank sarahutchinson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit lovely beach, flat and very sandy. Great for kids. Was great just sat watching everyone having a great time

Thank maltaone
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach could be in the Caribbean fabulous sand. Plenty of great amenities including the Porthminster Cafe

Thank Thefrenchduke
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Mandy B
1 November 2016|
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Response from AndrewDavidC | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but think no
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Simon H
22 August 2015|
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Response from Karmenella | Reviewed this property |
It's flat so great for paddle boarding. They do hire surf boards but you do surfing on the beach on the other side of St. Ives.
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Kamil Ł
15 May 2015|
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Response from J0seyWhales | Reviewed this property |
There in April and you couldn't take your dog on the beach then. However Porthgwidden beach nearby allows dogs.
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