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Bustling harbour, great light lovely and clean

This place is so busy, bustling with families, couples and everything in between. You will not be... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Paul F
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Busy beach but quieter out of season

really nice to sit here with a drink and something to eat but very busy in the holidays, I much... read more

Reviewed yesterday
karensimpson8
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday

This place is so busy, bustling with families, couples and everything in between. You will not be short of somewhere to eat or drink or indeed the offer of a boat tide to see the local wildlife! This area is worth a visit just be...More

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Reviewed yesterday

really nice to sit here with a drink and something to eat but very busy in the holidays, I much prefer when it is out of season, loads of other bigger beaches around to sit and enjoy the beautiful sunshine

Thank karensimpson8
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a perfect beach in the heart of the town although it was extremely busy - too busy for my liking - when we visited. Golden sands and dog friendly. Best method of getting there is by train - it’s an easy walk from...More

Thank Fly_Tyer_99
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So many dogs on this beach, most not on leads and not under any control by their ‘owners’ (incredibly irresponsible and inconsiderate). This totally ruins this beach, the constant barking, the dogs mess that isn’t cleared up (why would they the tide will wash it...More

Thank Homer069
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we visited in south cornwall the famous harbour beach of st ives.so many things to do in a day.boating fishing swimming all are great.beach is safe haven for all.

Thank Chandrashekhar B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A regular joint birthday weekend haunt of ours. Busy, clean, authentic and reassuringly gorgeous. Recommended !

Thank c9ckl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a hot day this has got to be Britain's crown jewel. This place is the best. All the beaches on this coast are the best in the world. Saw a seal swimming into the harbour plenty to do here sunbathing swimming crabbing shopping galleries...More

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place but very very busy you have to book a restaurant 3 months in advance. It's nice for the day . Be careful were you buy your pasties from go where they make them by hand you can watch him while he's making them.

Thank Susan J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited St Ives for a day out whilst on holiday. Me, my partner and our three young daughters got the shuttle bus from the car park down to the harbour (£2 per adult - return and £1 for children aged 6+ return). Dropped us off...More

Thank zara e
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Six of us visited St. Ives on our way back from Lands End. We found it best to park on the high ground and walk down to this harbour area. I was impressed at the expanse of sand in the harbour when the tide's out....More

Thank Scott D
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