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Porthgwidden Beach

The Island, St Ives, England
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Ranked #4 of 18 attractions in St Ives
Type: Beaches
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Excellent food, friendly accommodating staff who even looked after our dog Jasper. Good value, reservations accepted and a lovely view Thank you

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Kingswinford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

A lovely beach, safe for children to play with lots of rock pools, very sheltered Beach cafe very good with lovely sandwiches, ice creams etc.

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Just above Porthgwidden Beach, this is a fabulous café, with delicious food, at reasonable prices, and outstanding views out to sea.

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Giggleswick, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Visited in March and pretty much had the place to ourselves. Lovely sheltered beach, and facilities nearby are very handy.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Book ahead and ask for the table in the window or sit outside on the terrace. Cafe overlooks a small beach and sammy the seal is often seen just off the beach. Good food which sometimes takes a bit long to arrive, but the view is worth it.

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West Drayton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Right on the beach - fantastic food - fantastic service - fantastic views! You can't go wrong here for dinner or breakfast - both equally enjoyable. Nothing to dislike!

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Brilliant small cove with a great little cafe. Sandy beach with clear waters kicking up the sand as it breaks onto the beach.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

When Porthminster and Porthmeor beaches are rather cold and windy escape the wind by enjoying this sheltered beach. The usual facilities on offer and a good base for exploring the 'Island' and St Nicholas chapel.

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Houston, Texas
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96 reviews 96 reviews
37 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Wandered down from summer rental with the kids to have lovely brunch at the café overlooking the most perfect little cove ever. Just lovely.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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19 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Sheltered, a good view of Godrevy Lighthouse. Good for kids to play on. Plenty of wildlife to see most days. A good cafe too!

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