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Address: St Ives Bay, St Ives, England

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The best beach in Cornwall

Visit this long wild beautiful beach any time of the year for a wonderful day. Summer time you have the dunes to play in and the waves to surf. Winter it's wild and exilerating... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
JAPAEJL
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St Ives, United Kingdom
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St Ives, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visit this long wild beautiful beach any time of the year for a wonderful day. Summer time you have the dunes to play in and the waves to surf. Winter it's wild and exilerating. Kids love to run down the dunes and be free in the open space. The sea can have rips so swim interwoven the flags for safe... More 

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Manchester
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic long beach set in fantastic countryside and with boss views of St Ives. Great to surf, family friendly with the best rock pools.

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Thank chippylar
England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stunning scenery, ideal for families, couples, activity lovers or just walkers enjoying the nature, breathing in the fresh sea air. It offers everyone something to come back for. Super good spot especially when the sun is out.

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Have been coming here for thirty years it never fails to disappoint! Beach goes on for miles never seems busy. My kids love the rock pools and being able to body board safely due to the great lifeguards they have at this beach!

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Thank jgjgj1973
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32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

An amazing beach ... Car park gets very busy unless you get there early. Wouldn't go anywhere else. Toilets close by and the addition of the hungry horse box for tea n coffee was a welcome sight!

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Thank Scook34
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31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here for a surf lesson. First impressions weren't great as we couldn't even see the sea due to the fog. This soon cleared and we in the water having our first surf lesson. The actual beach itself was gorgeous. Very clean great surf and plenty of space.

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Thank Dannyh83
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Spent an hour and rock pools were abundant. Caught several fish (released off course). Recommend for families.

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Thank Leah P
Cheshire, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easily accessible. Beautiful stretch of sand with rock pools to explore. Surf was just right and the life guards make it safe for all the family. Our favourite place.

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Thank Denise2905
Warwickshire, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a day here before we could get into our holiday accommodation in St Ives - gorgeous unspoilt area, great surfing and a lovely cup of tea on a cloud day from the little horse box tea and cake shop that had set up on the beach. Unspoilt Cornwall, beautiful.

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Thank bodiddly79
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We come back in some family combo every year. The best family friendly beach in Cornwall, possibly in the country, we think. See you next year!

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