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Lovely Beach

We walked from Carbis Bay to St. Ives and this is the beach you first come across as you get in St... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
Pandamedic
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
You would think you were abroad

Beach is golden sand,clean and clear blue sea.There's also somewhere to get food and refreshments... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Debnmel
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Dronfield, 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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All reviews putting green railway station blue sea ice cream life guards great for families great facilities golden sands clean sand water sports clear water nice cafe out of season lovely sand plenty of space sunny day low tide
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

We walked from Carbis Bay to St. Ives and this is the beach you first come across as you get in St Ives. It was a lovely sunny day so there were lots of people out enjoying the sun sand and sea. The beach was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Pandamedic
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Beach is golden sand,clean and clear blue sea.There's also somewhere to get food and refreshments but be aware of seagulls,we also loved mini golf next to the beach as well

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Debnmel
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Our hotel looked down on to this lovely golden beach the views of the lighthouse from this beach are fabulous we were there in October and there were quite a few people walking dogs

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 70ish
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Although out of season, we found the beach to be clean and attractive. Unfortunately, dogs are permitted after 31 Sept which spoiled the overall experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

Lovely and clean. Beautiful views. Nice for a stroll along the sand and a paddle in the sea. Near to bars for lunch.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank carol b
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Greatest beach for surfers. Huge waves, but the shore line is safe for children. All the cafes have areas where the parents can relax over a leisurely lunch or drinks & watch their children on the beach

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

This beach is beautiful really clean and safe for children as very flat. Nice cafe at back of beach. I walked there from St Ives harbour, which you can do at low tide.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sal1776
Reviewed 29 September 2018

If you travel to St Ives by train, which most tourists do, the first beach you will see when you arrive is Porthminster Beach, which lies to the right, just below the railway station. It is a sheltered beach popular with locals, and considered safe...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David B
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

A really clean beach and superb toilets which you can’t say you find at many beaches, so well done to the local council! Plus you have great food at the Porthminster cafe!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AndyBaker65
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Beautiful sheltered beach. Fabulous turquoise water and easy stroll back into St Ives. Close to the coastal walk to Codgey point.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from carol b | Reviewed this property |
5 mins max
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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
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Response from ManinderS356 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can right from the shop at the beach, next to cafe
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