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Gwithian Beach

St Ives Bay, St Ives, England
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Family Beach

Great beach to do everything on. We tried all the beaches today and they were all great around St... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Michael1224
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Worle, United Kingdom
Godrevy NT Car Park

You can park here and either walk along the stunning cliff top towards the light house and then... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Clare H
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“rock pools” (38 reviews)
“sand dunes” (30 reviews)
“car park” (42 reviews)
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St Ives Bay, St Ives, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Great beach to do everything on. We tried all the beaches today and they were all great around St Ives, more to visit tomorrow

Thank Michael1224
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You can park here and either walk along the stunning cliff top towards the light house and then onto Hells Mouth or can wander down to the beach which has fantastic surf and some rock pools for exploring. This beach has some dog restrictions in...More

Thank Clare H
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This beach on a great day is truly wonderful and isn’t over run with tourists. Highly recommended and make sure you visit Sunset Surf.

Thank parkinsonholt
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Been here many times, this is my absolute favourite Cornwall beach, the expanse of sand when the tide goes out is awesome, just beautiful and the beach is never crowded, would live here in a heartbeat.

Thank LizzyG
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great beach for surfers, good surfers bar, great pub in the village doing food. Great position in Cornwall for driving to see places.

Thank val9999
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The top end of a lengthy beach which runs around St. Ives Bay and marks the end of a stunning clifftop walk from Portreath in the other direction. Favoured by the local surfing community (rated one of the best beach breaks in the UK with...More

1  Thank Rick S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

3 miles of golden sand. A truly beautiful beach and spotlessly clean. Water is beautiful too. Fave beach in Cornwall

1  Thank Mez L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Car park right above this huge beautiful beach. Steps leading down . Dogs allowed on certain parts. There were loads of dogs being walked here. Rock pools & miles of sandy beach with a lighthouse thrown in for good measure! Perfect!

2  Thank lynn m
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful place with a car park , quite expensive parking, need to be able to walk a fair distance to get to the beach

Thank ben573
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

amazing beach beautiful turquoise in colour not overcrowed the sand was so soft to lie on, you can have a surf lesson at this beach

Thank Bev D
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MrPaulH10
30 June 2016|
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Response from Andrew F | Reviewed this property |
I can't see why not! Near Godrevy head the National Trust may ban it. The beach is very tidal and if you are responsible I can see no reason why not!
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millie070800
10 June 2016|
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Response from IL1983 | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any signs for a specific area for dogs to be walked on.
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