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Porthmeor Beach

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Description: This half-mile-long beach with firm sands is a popular recreational area...
This half-mile-long beach with firm sands is a popular recreational area around St. Ives, where all amenities are available, including beach chalets.
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Awesome beach

Awesome beach with great cafés, very neat and well maintained. Safe beach as well with lifeguards constantly on watch. Great waves and awesome water. Absolutely loved it!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Awesome beach with great cafés, very neat and well maintained. Safe beach as well with lifeguards constantly on watch. Great waves and awesome water. Absolutely loved it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

A good surfing beach that is sandy and shallow. Popular with surfers, bodyboarders and swimmers. The beach is lifeguarded and has a resident surf school.

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Dorset
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Nice beach. On,y sat on it as red flags were on all the other beaches. Very breezy if you just want to sunbathe that's why it's the surfers beach.

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Rotherham
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Bit windy, kids loved playing by the rocks. Sand was clean. Water was frrrrreeeezing!!!! Having said that got the most beautiful picture opportunities.Didn't try the cafe but toilets were a bit of a trek from where we were. Looked brilliant for surfing. Would return and bring my boogie board!!! All the beaches around here a marvellous

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North Petherton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Brilliant fun bodyboarding for the first time. Nice stream for children to play in, lifeguards on hand. It was busy and this was just a Friday and a narrow band is flagged for swimming. Perfect beachside café too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

gorgeous family beach with hire facilities for deck chairs lovely cafes and little shop for bits for the beach including bucket and spade or even just a magazine. horrible toilet facilities

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

beautiful white sands and has plenty of facilities too. We sat on the beach front and had a drink at the bar. The drinks were really affordable and the staff were friendly. The beach is very clean and good for sunbathing and building sand castles on

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Clean golden sands, spend hours here as a child being local then. On our last visit home was surprised by the changes, still beautiful with lots to do, crabbing amongst the rock pools, body boarding in the sea, walking around the island and surf school too. Good facilities and amenities, great little cafe serving fresh food, if a bit pricey... More 

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Lymm, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Fresh local produce cooked simply and superbly. Wonderful views and situated on the beach. Good childrens' menu too.

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Reading
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Lovely beach, clean with soft sand. Some rockpools. Fantastic cafe/restaurant at the back, very popular. The lifeguards are brilliant here, keeping an eye open to keep everyone safe, there is a daily surf school too, which looked well organised. Our two boys loved being able to go off and body board whilst we could sit and read/watch them. We enjoyed... More 

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