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Gwithian Beach

Address: St Ives Bay, St Ives, England
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Ranked #8 of 42 things to do in St Ives
Activities: Surfing
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Activities: Surfing

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Although the weather was cold and windy, the beach walk was beautiful. The views were splendid and we were able to walk all along the shore. The beach is wonderful for walking the dogs or just a casual stroll. I can only imagine the wonders to be had in the summer.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Beatuiful big sandy beach with plenty of rock pools to play/paddle in. A seperate area for the sufer dude in you. Godrevy lighthouse is a great back drop. Have been twice and its always been peaceful. For a quick drink sunset surf isnt that far away. Xx

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Dewsbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We had the good fortune of excellent weather, with this and good rollers coming in what a great day, at 53 and armed with a body board, nothing like it for blowing the cobwebs off, beach was clean and lifeguards were present, great.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

In all my travels this beach has to be the best ever, tranquil and beautiful, always able to find a quiet spot. Crystal clear water golden sand what more could you ask.

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Camborne, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

A lovely clean, natural unspoilt beach, maybe even one of the heart in cornwall. Plenty of space for everyone wanting to visit

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
45 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I brought my children here every year staying for a month each time between 1981 & 1995. A mixture of privately owned chalets and some you need to book through an agent. We always went to the same privately owned chalet. When we first went there youngest child was 2 years old. All three children and adults loved it there,... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

An amazing, beautiful and timeless beach. Always different, but always fantastic. One of my favourite views ever is the view down to Gwithian beach and lighthouse.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We stayed in a cottage 500m from Praa Sands beach this year as we'd been before and it was fantastic. Unfortunately due to the storms in January there is no sand on that beach anymore. We had to find an alternative and Gwithian was perfect. We have 4 children who loved it too. Not only is there beautiful sand but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

Spent a day here, brilliant beach, surf lessons, My favourite beach In cornwall, well worth a visit, I will be back for a longer stay.!

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London, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Been twice to this beach now, and it is amazing. You need to make sure you check tide times as the beach is mostly cut off at high tide... But if this is the case then you can play on the sand dunes next to the car park. There is a great cafe at the top of the car park... More 

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