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Bach to play on

This beach is larger than Tavern beach in St Mawes , better access but by steps , great when tide... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2018
Surrey, United Kingdom
Small but easily accessed beach

St Mawes isn't really a beach resort but this little beach was quite busy the sunny afternoon that... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2017
Worcester, United Kingdom
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Jul 17, 2018
“Bach to play on”
Oct 29, 2018
“Good exploring beach, very nice and clean”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

St Mawes does not have miles of golden sand it's not that type of place, instead it has small "rugged" beaches hugging the shoreline with the harbour at the centre. This beach is nice with good rock pools and good access via stone steps at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul F
Reviewed July 17, 2018

This beach is larger than Tavern beach in St Mawes , better access but by steps , great when tide out for cricket etc , small swing for children , great to spend the day on , nofar tomwalk into StMawes .

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

St Mawes isn't really a beach resort but this little beach was quite busy the sunny afternoon that I visited. I stood eating my excellent local cornish ice cream watching the children playing and also the few dogs that had been taken there for some...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 70ish
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Great quiet beach with a small pontoon to swim out to, fun on a summers day but take your own food and drink!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank taylorscafe
Reviewed October 3, 2017

The beach is small but very nice. It has views of the village, the ferries and the ocean/coast. Near the car park.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank David U
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

We were actually between the two beaches just sitting enjoying the lovely views of the boats and estuary. St Mawes is not really a beach sort of a place but it is worth seeking out as it is picturesque. As tide went out children were...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Chris G
Reviewed August 16, 2016

The beaches in St Mawes are not great. summers beach is the best of the bunch. There are some stone steps towards the back which is the best place to sit there are rock pool at low tide and you can watch the boat sail...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank wearethethornes
Reviewed August 5, 2016

Summers beach is super. Beach gradient is shallow. We launched our own kayak of it and the beach provides opportunity to visit Place Manor and paddle up Percuil River . The beach is great for families as it has a pontoon - floating that the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Andrea C
Reviewed July 28, 2016

Summers beach is best in St Mawes but that is not saying much. You would not visit St Mawes purely for a beach hoiliday. It is very pebbly and uncomfortable and there are no facilities here.probably OK for the children as it was not very...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank GwensHolidays
Reviewed July 23, 2016

Summers Beach (also known as Freshwater Beach is the largest beach in St Mawes. It is mainly pebbly but with some sand and it is long and fairly narrow. It can be uncomfortable to sit on but at the back there are some large concrete...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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David M
May 13, 2017|
Response from SimonB342 |
No, not allowed after Easter but dogs can go on the smaller beach down below the car park at St Mawes Castle or (in low tide) the one by the quay