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  • jessica i
    2 contributions
    Always a great show at Kidz- Just saw Elf this week and thought it was amazing as did my 7 year old. So much fun and good value for money
    Written January 4, 2023
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  • fluffymonkey
    Worcester, UK3,082 contributions
    This small museum & sculpture garden is a little oasis in busy St Ives, an opportunity to get away from the packed tourist streets of the town and indulge yourself for a short while in the remarkable life of a leading woman of her generation.
    Its a modest price entrance price to pay for, in Barbara's words, 'a sort of magic' when she found this studio in the late 1930's.
    Written November 13, 2022
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  • LaraBton
    73 contributions
    Loved this beach for swimming. Clear clean water - and even better when some waves. Enjoyed watching the surfing lessons. You can tackle the coastal walk..
    Cafe was disappointing
    Written October 5, 2022
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  • ling892
    Bristol, UK8 contributions
    beautiful clean beach. we saw seals in the water. perfect for out of season dog walking and nice and quiet
    Written December 7, 2022
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  • Liz M
    Plymouth, UK162 contributions
    Fabulous beach, lots of golden sand. Great for surfers and sunbathers. Handy location for cafes and the Tate of St Ives!
    Written January 9, 2023
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  • SwindonEvs1
    Swindon, UK95 contributions
    We love a cold water swim here early in this fantastic beach , it can get quite deep quickly but is safe and sheltered enabling a good pool to swim across .

    We stay at 2 Trevail Apartments each time which is a modern 2 bedroom apartment close to Porthminster beach , town and station - availability on stivesholidays.com
    Written January 18, 2023
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  • SwindonEvs1
    Swindon, UK95 contributions
    This harbour beach is so pretty there is so much to do from walks , beach , boat hire , fishing trips , seal watching, we love when the tide is low and you can walk around the harbour beach to Porthminster beach .
    We stay at 2 Trevail Apartments, modern 2 bedroom with everything you need inc parking space , availability on stivesholidays.com.
    Written January 25, 2023
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    Sidcup, UK1,056 contributions
    We walked along the coastal path from St Ives to Carbis Bay and it was delightful. There was lots of beautiful scenery and amazing views
    Written March 20, 2022
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  • ShabnamCA
    Sugar Land, TX82 contributions
    In October, there weren't many people on the beach. Very beautiful beach with golden sand and blue water. Mostly families found walking on the beach. Also saw a few surfers.
    Written October 29, 2022
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  • Mo B
    Nottingham, UK85 contributions
    A walk along the coast path from St Ives to Carbis Bay then on up the headland will take you to this gorgeous beach. You access it via a steep rocky path. The beach is vast and you can walk acrooss to the Hayle Estuary and then up to the St Uny Golf Links, through Lelant to The Badger Inn for lunch and a bus back to St Ives. Perfect day out.
    Written September 15, 2022
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  • fluffymonkey
    Worcester, UK3,082 contributions
    Short walk out of town and you'll be rewarded with commanding views across St Ives and Godrevy lighthouse on a clear day.
    Written November 13, 2022
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  • LaraBton
    73 contributions
    Very challenging. You need sturdy shows and a walking pole. Great views - espcially at the start from St Ives. Glad of the pub at the end.
    Thinking twice about a walking holiday around the whole of the coast!
    Written October 5, 2022
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  • Louisebennett
    Peterborough, UK20 contributions
    We had a great day, this was well worth the visit. Lots to see and learn here, not my usual thing to do but very pleased I went. You can fill a good couple of hours here easily so all in all it makes for a good day out
    Written October 6, 2022
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  • ssbutd
    Sydney, Australia40 contributions
    We decided to walk from St Ives all the way to St Erth and then catch the train back. The walk was great because you could stop to soak in the views whereas the train moves quickly past them. The path is up and down but well signposted and took us about 3.5 hours but we did stop to have lunch in the Badger Inn!
    Written September 22, 2022
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  • Kate W
    Leeds, UK60 contributions
    Very excited that we saw seals at Godrevy Head last week! Remember your binoculars (we forgot ours) but they were still visible when you looked closely and saw they shuffling a bit. Truly lovely sight!

    It's a National Trust car park, so we got free parking with membership, then it was only a 5 min walk up a slope to overlook Mutton Cove to watch the seals. We strolled round towards the lighthouse and then went to play on the beach for the afternoon. The tide came in pretty quickly on the flat beach, and the waves were great for body boarding.
    Written August 30, 2021
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