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Wonderful golden sands, clean and a real sun trap. Easy access but the road down to it is single... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Devon, United Kingdom
Fabulous beach

This is such a wonderful beach - I swam here in May (not recommended without a wetsuit!) but its... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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A favorite place for a family outing, this lovely stretch of beach overlooks Godrevy Lighthouse in the distance.
St Ives, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful golden sands, clean and a real sun trap. Easy access but the road down to it is single track Good to park by the railway and walk the 150yds Lovely views and well sheltered Mini golf and lifeguards

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DrWatson6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is such a wonderful beach - I swam here in May (not recommended without a wetsuit!) but its the beauty of the place and the colour of the sea that are so intoxicating. And they have the best beach cafe on the planet here...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LEA2011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful beach, it’s like your on the shores of Mexico but you are in the UK. The seas are crystal blue down here. Just watch out for the seagulls aha

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jack B
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Nice bay with excellent beach a short walk from the train station and St ives centre. There are cafes and a restaurant here offering varying menus..snacks or full menu. Other facilities here include toilets and deckchair hire. Beware the seagulls in open areas when feasting!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank vanillaskyz
Reviewed 30 December 2018

gorgeous super sandy beach, even with the boats sharing the same sandy beach it was clean and free from diesel or boat debris. Tide goes out quite a way

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank thelittlemagpie
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

The promenade provides a lively environment for walking and relaxing with the Lifeboat station at one end and the seafront buzzing with galleries, restaurants and bars. Even the Salvation Army had a fair on when we were there. Beyond the Lifeboat station the beach becomes...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

Great place for deep thoughts, a good latte and scones. Easy to get to from the street. Only draw back was there were 8 toilets but only one open over the school break, what a pity

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank EMary
Reviewed 4 November 2018

worth a visit, nice clean sandy beach lovely views and near to other places of interest. Good resturant on beach serving meals and snacks.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank smileatcamera
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Always beautifully clean at this beach. Been visiting for 64 years. Always enjoyed cup of tea and cheese and pickle sandwiches from the shop.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Corra007
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Always a lovely beach regardless of the time of year, nicely graded so does not get too deep too quickly. The Porthminster (resturant) is always worth a visit for a coffee and slice of cake while you are there.

Date of experience: October 2018
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24 January 2019|
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Response from carol b | Reviewed this property |
5 mins max
Luke R
19 September 2018|
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Response from chrissT8030TW | Reviewed this property |
During summer months NO There is a maximum £1000 fine I think they are allowed October to March but these are only approx Dogs not allowed in summer on any St Ives beaches. Having said that there is a very small beach... More
25 August 2018|
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Response from ManinderS356 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can right from the shop at the beach, next to cafe