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We went here yesterday - having not been to this beach before. Our 4th holiday down here as well... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
BrionyParrott
,
York, United Kingdom
via mobile
Colourful

Nice clean beach, easy to access and very clean. Good resource for every body, but watch the tides... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
papaglowing2
,
Fareham, Hants, UK
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“sand dunes” (30 reviews)
“rock pools” (37 reviews)
“car park” (40 reviews)
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St Ives Bay, St Ives, England
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"sand dunes"
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"godrevy lighthouse"
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"sunset surf"
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"jam pot"
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"miles and miles"
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"body boarding"
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"light house"
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"great surfing"
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"kite flying"
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"seal colony"
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"life guards"
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"national trust"
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"dog walking"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here yesterday - having not been to this beach before. Our 4th holiday down here as well!! The tide was coming in which unfortunately impacted on the length of time we had on the beach - but will definitely be coming back. Parking...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice clean beach, easy to access and very clean. Good resource for every body, but watch the tides as they can come in quickly

Thank papaglowing2
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

3 miles of beautiful golden sands for a windy dog walk! Plenty of parking and excellent cafe for hot chocolates at the end!

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Well worth a walk along the beach, always helps when the sun shines, the sky and sea are blue. Always fall in love with Cornwall

Thank Sue J
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Living in Hampshire, we don’t get to walk in this beach often. We live to come in October half term with our teenagers and dogs. The scenery is breathtaking, and you can walk miles. Today it was almost high tide so we walked part beach...More

Thank Natalie P
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

We are lucky to have a place within 15 minutes of this beach and so visit it often. Beautiful sandy beach, good surf, plenty of parking and nearby cafes. Walk up the cliff and look over to spot the seals in the next cove.

Thank emscie
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Rocky loved this beach! Once the tide is out you can really appreciate this beach, the rock pools that form are perfect for dogs to have a swim in, just like nature intended! These are huge and in some areas deep rock pools so please...More

Thank Nicola M
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

We absolutely love Gwithian it’s such a wonderfully natural place during any time of the year. Make sure you look for the seal Colony in the cove over the hill.

Thank Janice S
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Parked at the National Trust car park and set off to walk the headland. Unknown to us we came across a seal colony occupying a quiet cove. Fantastic.

1  Thank andycole3434
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Another great Beach of St Ives as we were walking we could here young kids with their parents all in wets eager to get into the sea n try a bit of surf. It was great to see kids with phones in hands n why...More

Thank Diane D
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MrPaulH10
30 June 2016|
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Response from Andrew F | Reviewed this property |
I can't see why not! Near Godrevy head the National Trust may ban it. The beach is very tidal and if you are responsible I can see no reason why not!
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millie070800
10 June 2016|
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Response from IL1983 | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any signs for a specific area for dogs to be walked on.
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