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Favourite beach so far in Cornwall for family

Loved this beach, gently sloping soft sand into the crystal clear waters and you can always find a... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
karensimpson8
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Wonderful views golden sand

A lovely beach backed by a putting green and train station 1 minute behind Crystal clear water and... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
stevemJ7715OT
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Weymouth, 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 20 August 2018

Loved this beach, gently sloping soft sand into the crystal clear waters and you can always find a quiet spot, perfect for families

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

A lovely beach backed by a putting green and train station 1 minute behind Crystal clear water and golden sand, if the sun is shining you won’t be disappointed. In face the whole st ives area is a fantastic place to visit with a choice...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 18 August 2018

A really beautiful beach but traffic and parking are a bit tricky. There is a lovely cafe right on the beach & we had amazing crab sandwiches. Views are stunning.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Beach is nice but parking is mayhem. Spent more than 2 hours looking for parking. It's tricky driving through the town centre with narrow roads and masses of people walking on the road. Try to avoid driving to the area during peak period unless you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

This beach is a little slice of heaven on Earth. The sand is so soft and golden it must be the very definition of the word. The sea is turquoise, clean, clear - and the beach has a fairly shallow bank that runs for a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank LordByronStingley
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

The views are are something else, traveled via the train station at St erth as parking is a bit of a pain, lots to do and see, I would definitely recommend it,

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank pauloU1691CW
Reviewed 13 August 2018

This beach is great golden sand and still water, this beach is protected from big swells so is a great safe place for children to play in the water lifer guards offer additional safety as well as this there is a great restaurant and beach...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank davidnewton2017
Reviewed 12 August 2018

This beach is huge and the sand is silky and white. It really is a beautiful as any beach anywhere but just with more people and cold water! Even when it is crowded we love it here.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank thebasecamp
Reviewed 10 August 2018

This beach is beautiful, and the cafe is reasonably priced, and great friendly staff. The Surf school is brilliant, and the life guards were very attentive when my son hurt his foot. Recommend swimming before or after high tide rather than during, as there are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank martin y
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Without a doubt one of the best sandy beaches in Cornwall.... fine sand just like best resorts you can think around world.... We had to drive an hour to get there but we just loved and shame we only enjoyed for one day . Very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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FrequentFlier456639
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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
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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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