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Beautiful beach, it’s like your on the shores of Mexico but you are in the UK. The seas are crystal... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2019
Jack B
Lovely beach with facilities

Nice bay with excellent beach a short walk from the train station and St ives centre. There are... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2019
Disley, United Kingdom
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A favorite place for a family outing, this lovely stretch of beach overlooks Godrevy Lighthouse in the distance.
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Reviewed 28 January 2019

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
1  Thank Ian C
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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Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Classic beach, lovely clean white sand. Boys love playing here. Lovely cafe and little shop plus mini golf behind. Love it ❤️.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MattyA32
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Great beach, beautiful sand and sea. Clean. Over looks the Atlantic. Activities and food available. Adjacent to the branch line station.

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
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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