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All reviews ice cream low tide lots of shops cornish pasty plenty of places to eat watch the world lovely shops car park sea front food outlets walk around fish and chips pastries town centre art galleries deck chairs sunny day
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The harbour is a good place just to sit and watch there are a lot of seats around the place and many food & drink out lets and really good ice cream,

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank John N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The walk down to St Ives Harbour is quite steep although a mix of hill and stairs. It is felt quite keenly in the knees. On the way back we had to have a few ‘breathers’ having said this the views as you go down...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank TheDJones
Reviewed 3 days ago

St. Ives is blessed with one of the most Instagrammable settings ever - golden sands, blue and turquoise summer sea, picturesque town. But for that perfect shot of the town across the Harbour beach, or that peaceful moment, go out of season or early in...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank HelenMcCarthy
Reviewed 6 days ago

This beach is in the heart of town. It's a wonderful beach to sit on or close to, and to just enjoy the view across the harbour. It's location also means that everything is close at hand. Being the harbour, there are no waves of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank GAlsager
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To reach this beach, the best option on a busy day is to park at the RFC for £6 for the entire day. Then you can either walk down (10 min downhill) or you can catch the bus which is £2 return for adults and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank SUPER_SAFIA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited st ives on our recent visit lots of shops beautiful beach loads of cafes restaurants pubs loads to do and see lovely gift shops affordable prices 👍

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank lynda f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Packed with pleasure-seeking visitors in July, this remains a delightful place to be and to share and study the essential pleasures of a lovely, popular seaside town. There appears to be something for everyone - whether aquatic, gastronomic, retail, beach-bumming, beach-combing, fishing, kayaking, strolling -...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank BPJH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

During our visit to St Ives, we saw that this was a popular beach, particularly at low tide. The beach looks safe and is well protected. The greatest challenge might be finding a good strip of sand to stretch out on. Suggest that you don’t...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank TWal1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

beautiful Beach, hired 3 deckchairs, had fish & chips on the beach, attached by a seagull, but hid under our beach towels to eat the rest of it. we stayed on the beach until 5pm, glorious weather, we then walked up the hill to catch...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank deanview
Reviewed July 13, 2019

This town is spectacular the water is so blue loads of shops pubs and restaurants the beach is small but when the tide goes out it’s massive love this place plenty to do bus routes everywhere.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Kevin W
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Porthminster Kitchen is superb. Very interesting give and unusual menu. Cannot praise it highly enough
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