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Address: St Ives, England
Phone Number: 01736-79-53-52
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Description: A favorite place for a family outing, this lovely stretch of beach...
A favorite place for a family outing, this lovely stretch of beach overlooks Godrevy Lighthouse in the distance.
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excellent meal excellent beaches

lovely beaches. places to eat. nice restaurant to eat. great fish dishes though these are expensive.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2013
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wolverhampton
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wolverhampton
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

lovely beaches. places to eat. nice restaurant to eat. great fish dishes though these are expensive.

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Hounslow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Beautiful Beach, nice beach cafe at the rear and the first thing you see when you arrive by train. I also get a fantastic view from the window of the flat I always stay at.

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Hemel Hempstead
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

excellent food, lovely atmosphere attentive staff. have eaten here before, still the same high standard, amazing mint crisp with the creme brulee

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Lovely beach....easy to get to and at each end are a cafe/bar and shop selling amazing pasties!! Facilities such as showers all good and clean

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Service was good. We ordered steak and pork rib. We where warned it would take about half an hour, which it did, but both meals where well worth the wait.

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

World class beach, setting and facilities. The sun shone all day. Better than anything the med has to offer

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

Seagulls are a bit of a pain, watch your food they steal it straight out of your hand and you don't even see them coming!

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Warwickshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Lovely beach but it does get very busy when the weather is good. There is a beach bar and snack bar and you can get deck chairs/wind breaks/umbrellas for £3 each a day. Only downside is that the toilets are a nightmare - unisex with massive queues!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

What a stunner! And within a few minutes walk from the train station! Beach was clean and plenty of space to pitch a sun shelter. All amenities close by and it is within easy walking distance of all that St Ives has to offer. Shall definitely return.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Nice clean beach lots of cafe and bar kids really enjoyed it there good walk to get to it Only fault but once there rote walk

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