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Gwithian Beach

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Address: St Ives Bay, St Ives, England

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Wonderful beach.

When you arrive you look to your left then you look to your right and all you can see is beach and what a beach it is. To the right is where the surfers go mostly, Saying that... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Newport Gwent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When you arrive you look to your left then you look to your right and all you can see is beach and what a beach it is. To the right is where the surfers go mostly, Saying that children with there small boards are amongst the waves as well, seemed a very safe beach, plenty of lifeguards with all the... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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652 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You need a car to get to it. It is a beautiful long, wide sandy stretch of beach and on a sunny day you cannot beat it. Uninterrupted views along the coastline and out to sea. Unspoilt, backed by rock cliffs that narrow down to sand dunes opposite the lighthouse. A couple of huge outcrops for rock pooling. Totally unspoilt... More 

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Thank regulartraveller01
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The beach is awesome. A very long stretch which is life guard patrolled and has two life guard boxes on top of the cliffs for that added bit of safety. The waves are great for both learning to surf and for those who have a bit more experience and want to go outback looking for the bigger waves. The only... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were staying in Gwithian itself not far from the pub, we had a bbq on the beach on our first nice and watched the sun go down over the ocean, it's very clean and pleasant. No sharp horrible rocks either. We had or surf lessons here too! (waves are good) the walk over from the dunes/ nature reserve is... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Taken family holidays here for as long as can remember. IT is really basic but becoming more populated and the surfing is good. Such a length of beach you can set up anywhere. Life Guard patrolled, visit the Jam Pot, a quirky, local place for all manner of things but especially good breakfast fayre, and there is also Sunset Surf... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to gwithian beach for the day and visited godrevy beach we went on a national trust walk that was five miles long from godrevy to hells mouth the car park is £5 all day and the coastal walk is beautiful at hells mouth there is a lovely little cafe where they are friendly and reasonably priced for a... More 

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Pesaro italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here as a child with my family and just returned with my daughter and her family. Still as beautiful and un spoilt as I remembered it all those years ago.

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Hayle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place of my childhhood is still special to me,in winter on a stormy day it is the best place in the world............i do not exagerate.

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an excellent beach for young families. Lovely fine sand and facilities like beach cafe and toilets very close. It has a lifeguard and a "no dogs" policy. Being slightly out from the centre of St Ives it is also slightly less busy.

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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We visited here to watch the experienced surfers. The entrance to the beach is across grey, flat slate pebbles that we sat and made sculptures out of! Very sandy and excellent for experienced surfers. A nice beach to sit and watch the clever water athletes whilst doing a bit of art too!

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