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Cornwall's Hidden Gem Whipsy!

This beach is by far one of the best in Cornwall. It is a little hidden gem that unless you knew... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Awesome hidden gem

We stayed at the Sands Resort which has the best location as you cross over to the beach. What an... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach is by far one of the best in Cornwall. It is a little hidden gem that unless you knew where to find it you would most likely pass it without realising! It can be found at the top of Porth Valley to the...More

Thank harveysworlds
Reviewed September 10, 2018

We stayed at the Sands Resort which has the best location as you cross over to the beach. What an amazing experience. Tide was out so we walked along the beach. We saw an amazing caves, mussels in all their glory and had fun playing...More

Thank JY O
Reviewed July 13, 2018

A lovely beach, admittedly down some pretty steep steps, on the inside of a cliff. It's quiet, sunny, the water is cool and the rocks make for great climbing. Why go anywhere else?

Thank Luke P
Reviewed May 4, 2018

This beach is accessible only by a very steep staircase of well over 100 steps soils not family friendly. But it is absolutely beautiful once you get down.

Thank angiefair
Reviewed April 25, 2018

I last visited Whipsiderry Beach in 1962 on a family holiday. Returning to Cornwall with my wife, I just had to make a nostalgic return to the beach where I had spent an idyllic week as a pre-teen. The rocks are a little weather-worn (but...More

3  Thank RadioGuyNottingham
Reviewed September 10, 2017

There is a hand rail to hold on to but once you have got down the 132 steps the beach is quite great rock pools miles of sand and very quiet. Well worth the steps for the peace and quiet and great surfing!

Thank joproctor1
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

This beach is a real hidden gem. It's not signposted from the road and there is no car park and no facilities or life guard. For these reasons it is not as crowded as other beaches which makes it such a pleasure to be on.

Thank nwpBath_UK
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Best visited when the tide is receding as it is possible to be cut off, the cliffs are also a little unstable so caution is required. Great scenic location with many photo opportunities. Interesting caves, rocks, rock pools and crashing surf make this a great...More

Thank fatman1967
Reviewed September 6, 2017

This is a great beach - it's a very little known spot, as it cannot be seen from the road or the nearby coastal path. You can only see it from the very edge of the cliff. This beach is not suitable for the elderly...More

Thank macrandolph
Reviewed September 4, 2017

Things you need to know about this beach. 1.The steps to the beach are VERY steep, you have to be reasonably physically fit to go down/up them. 2. There are no toilets/shops/stalls on this beach. You need to buy all supplies beforehand. 3. There is...More

Thank Michael L
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