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Address: St Ives Bay, St Ives, England
Activities: Surfing

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Fabulous beach

We love this place and look forward to our fourth visit next year. The sea is always great for surfing and there is plenty of space on the sand even in August. The kids love the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Newport, United Kingdom
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Bath, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

A lovely stretch of beach - smooth sand, rock pools and life guards! It's easy to park by the beach and there are a couple of surf shacks - one does good food and drinks too. Spent a lovely day here. Cost for car park was reasonable. Kids loved it.

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Newport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We love this place and look forward to our fourth visit next year. The sea is always great for surfing and there is plenty of space on the sand even in August. The kids love the rock pools and we like the fact we can walk from the campsite straight onto the beach.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Wonderful views of Godrevy lighthouse with great Surf cafe-serving incredible breakfasts. The National Trust car park is expensive currently £5.00 free for National Trust Members- however carry on further past this and there is a free car park!

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Bath, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Brilliant beach, lots of room so if you don't like over crowded beaches visit this one. Not many facilities but i would recommend for surfing.

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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Amazing beach which sweeps on for miles! Perfect for the dog! Sat on the cliffs for an amazing sunset which was just stunning! Makes us feel very privileged to live in West Cornwall!!! A regular spot for us!

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Penzance, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is a place to do a bit of surfing, body boarding and having lots of fun on the beach. The beach is very long (some 3 miles) and does have lifeguards during the summer would recommend that you stay within sight of the lifeguards and some of the currents are over excitable! There is a large car park there... More 

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carlisle
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205 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Access via a turning just past the Rockpool entrance; free parking (but limited); a moderate walk to the beach; very stony at first. This beach has great sand, stones, rocks, and higher surf.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A beautiful Cornish beach. What more can one say? Clean, fresh and like beaches should be! A wonderful place to take the kids to explore.

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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

No access for disabled and difficult access for elderly Ideal beach out of south/westerly winds and a suntrap when other beaches are exposed Pleasant Café and takeaway

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

really pretty beach, popular with surfers which makes it interesting. Certain parts are dog friendly

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Address: St Ives Bay, St Ives, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives

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