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Gwithian beach

Another my favourite beach! :)) I think around St.Ives are the most beautiful beaches in England... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
Vladka11
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Czech Republic
Beautiful beach and beautifully unspoilt

Three miles of sand, the Atlantic Ocean, dunes, a seal colony, a lighthouse and all the fresh clean... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Jan d
,
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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“sand dunes” (29 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"
in 29 reviews
"rock pools"
in 37 reviews
"car park"
in 40 reviews
"godrevy lighthouse"
in 27 reviews
"sunset surf"
in 6 reviews
"jam pot"
in 5 reviews
"miles and miles"
in 7 reviews
"body boarding"
in 17 reviews
"light house"
in 8 reviews
"great surf"
in 9 reviews
"rain or shine"
in 4 reviews
"kite flying"
in 4 reviews
"seal colony"
in 4 reviews
"national trust"
in 6 reviews
"dog walking"
in 4 reviews
"surf lessons"
in 5 reviews
"great for kids"
in 5 reviews
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

Another my favourite beach! :)) I think around St.Ives are the most beautiful beaches in England. :) You have to really visit. :)) This beach is also sandy. I have never seen some tourists sunbathing here. The beach is for surfers. Near the beach are...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Three miles of sand, the Atlantic Ocean, dunes, a seal colony, a lighthouse and all the fresh clean air you could want. Fabulous for dogs too although it's late October now so I would recommend seeing if there are summertime restrictions.

Thank Jan d
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We always visit this beach when in Cornwall. Big sandy beach with lifeguard cover. Park in the National Trust car Park and then a few minutes walk to the beach. Beach great for surfing, body boarding, kite flying and beach games.

Thank Steve A
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Great beach with easy access and a brilliant cafe (shame it overlooks the car park). Great for watching surfers and for dog walking. Dunes there for the non doggie months (boo).

Thank Biffsmum
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Would have gone the whole hog had it not been for dodgy car parks with massive pot holes and expensive to park considering there were no facilities, just private land. Plus if you happen to be unsteady on your feet, this is not the beach...More

Thank ne65xa
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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Gwitian is a top surf beach and includes Lifeguards from Easter to October . It has public toilets but has a dog ban in place

1  Thank denzil00
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Great for dog walking and children playing. Dogs are allowed to the left of Gwithian beach steps during summer period. Miles of golden clean sand to walk. Sea was lovely and warm.

Thank Wammyzammy
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

This is such a beautiful place, very scenic with St Ives across the bay and Godrevy lighthouse close by. Clean, soft sand, rock pools to explore, cliffs and little coves to sit and enjoy the goings on or join in if that's your thing.

1  Thank big-blue-eyes
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

This is a great beach for walking enjoying the views over to St Ives the sound and smells of the sea. The Rock formation lots to explore little caves , rocks . Doggie heaven. Access onto beach is challenging for the less able

1  Thank tiatarn
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

There are some places you visit and just think "yup this is it", "this is all you really need". And this is one of them, miles of outstanding beach and sand dunes, you can spend all day just living, enjoying and not a care in...More

1  Thank neil399
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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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