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Address: , St Ives, England
Phone Number: 01617752289
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Activities: Walking
Description: This picturesque bay, located in St Ives, offers outstanding views and a...
This picturesque bay, located in St Ives, offers outstanding views and a magnificent sandy beach offering many recreational activities such as swimming, boating, surfing, rock climbing and tennis.
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Beautiful beach

Lovely sandy family orientated beach. New restaurant on site. Always enough room even in peak season.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Lovely sandy family orientated beach. New restaurant on site. Always enough room even in peak season.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

amazingly beautiful place no matter what the weather it is stunning. lovelly place for a ice-cream or a cuppa iif chilly very expensive limited parking though

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Fantastic sandy beach with little coves.Lots of amenities and places to eat/shop. Not as busy or crowded as nearby St Ives.

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Hertfordshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

A lovely beach. We walked along the coastal path from our cottage. 2 bars to be able to get food, drinks and ice creams. The public toilets were horrendous though and not one of the 4 toilets had any toilet roll. Bit of an off put! Other than that, a lovely bay

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Gorgeous family beach, no amusement arcades, just a nice clean beach, safe swimming with life guards. Lovely sand. Only one place to get food which is pricy so take your lunch.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

OMG This is one of the many beautiful beaches in the area, but its well worth the parking fee lol. Great food, people, really good access too. as your close a train station not to mention the walk from the road to the beach is minimal. so lovely . please please please if you have the chance visit there

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Loved this cute little resort, within easy walking distance of St Ives. The beach is beautiful and the beach restaurant/bar there is well worth a visit.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Great beach just a 20 mins walk from St Ives along the coastal path everything you need is there Plus you can walk into some of the old mine working tunnels but make wash your hands after

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This was by far the best beach visit of our holiday. Stunning views of the sea. Quite accessible from car park but it is very small so get there early to park. Great faculties- loos, ice cream, spa, shops etc. We did paddleboarding in the bay and it was AMAZING. Glorious, calm waters and great caves and rocks along the... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Carbis bay is quite simply stunning. We park in the pay and display at the top of the hill on the left hand side and walk down the hill to the beach. We go to the right hand side of the beach which is further away from most of the people using the beach. It is quieter here and you... More 

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