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Gwithian Beach

St Ives Bay, St Ives, England
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Clean Sand

A wonderful stretch of clean unspoiled sand - great for paddling, swimming, making sandcastles or... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jan W
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Part of a beautiful stretch of Beach from Hayle Estuary to Godrevy

This is one of our family favourites. When our Grandchildren come to visit we get the fishing nets... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
St Ives, United Kingdom
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“sand dunes” (26 reviews)
“rock pools” (37 reviews)
St Ives Bay, St Ives, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A wonderful stretch of clean unspoiled sand - great for paddling, swimming, making sandcastles or just relaxing - superb

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is one of our family favourites. When our Grandchildren come to visit we get the fishing nets and beach equipment out. Good rock pools to hunt for Crabs & prawns etc. Importantly also well attended by Life Guards through the Months from Easter to...More

Thank kenmarsue
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing 3 mile stretch of sand and sea. We accessed this beach by the £6/day car park near to Sunset Surf cafe. A very helpful sign for dog owners guided us down the steps to the left where the beach was almost empty. Absolutely glorious,...More

Thank Janice2944
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hired wet suits out for the day and went and did our own little 'coast steering' adventure - really nice beach to climb around on rocks and go in the water. Also did a bit of body boarding here. Good waves for it and clean...More

Thank wallie64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must see when you are in Cornwall. Dramatic scenery, crashing waves, and Great for surfing. Wonderful.

Thank Babschap
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My fave beach in Cornwall. Practically empty in parts and beautifully clean. Difficult to access but this adds to its beauty and keeps the crowds away

Thank Mez L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking the cliffs and dunes to the lighthouse and to view the seals, quite splendid on any day, a must do.

Thank BobDunda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beach is absolutely amazing. The surf, the sunsets - I can't believe I hadn't heard of this place. Well worth a visit. The Rockpool Cafe just nearby is a truly understated little gem that not only do excellent food, but awesome coffee too!

1  Thank Mat_and_Kim
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Long unbroken sands cleaned twice a day by the sea. Rocks and rock pools, surfing, swimming, life guards. What more could you ask. Close to nature with a reserve close by there are even toilets. Small car park. Two cafes each serving good food. It's...More

Thank 395skier
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

what a beach you can walk for miles when the tide going out. also excellent food at the sunset surf cafe a must if you are there.

Thank vinocollapso
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30 June 2016|
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!
10 June 2016|
Response from IL1983 | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any signs for a specific area for dogs to be walked on.