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Gwithian Beach

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Address: St Ives Bay, St Ives, England

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sandy beach

Alot of my holiday was spent on this beach. Life guards patrol and have designated swimming areas. Clean beach, parked on road side, walked along it.... beautiful.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Ruth S
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Bradford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Big, sandy beach with lifeguard cover. We always head across to this beach when we are in Cornwall. Body boarding great and surf lessons available. Plenty for families to do. Parking in the National Trust carpark or a walk from the road.

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Bradford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Alot of my holiday was spent on this beach. Life guards patrol and have designated swimming areas. Clean beach, parked on road side, walked along it.... beautiful.

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Thank Ruth S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice long beach with a few rock pools to explore - spent a nice day here with the kids the horse box tea room does awesome nachos lifeguards patrol the beach it's really beautiful and a great place to watch the sunset would defiantly recommend

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Thank Faye2274
St Ives, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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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Thank JAPAEJL
Manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 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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Thank Gyongyver Gwen R
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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

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