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“lovely cove”
Review of Porthminster Beach

Ranked #1 of 59 things to do in St Ives
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A favorite place for a family outing, this lovely stretch of beach overlooks Godrevy Lighthouse in the distance.
Hitchin, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
255 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“lovely cove”
Reviewed November 14, 2012

wide sandy beach, turquoise sea, good cafe, easy walk to the harbour area and wider facilities. would be good for families as lots of space and level access to the sea

Visited November 2012
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71 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Great beach!”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

Lovely beach - windy but breath taking! can be very crowded in the summer but great out of season. cafe facilities great and an ever changing view.

Visited November 2012
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
196 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
“Beach and Eat! Great!”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

A lovely clean beach with an excellent cafe/restaurant right there on the sand. We ate at lunch time and it was fantastic!

Visited October 2012
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St Ives, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Nice beach”
Reviewed November 4, 2012

Lovely beach, nice and wide for a good kick about and to frisbee. Sea is quite shallow so it's safe to paddle or swim.

Visited August 2012
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Thank Pete W
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Britain's best beach?”
Reviewed November 2, 2012

I have been coming to this beach for 40 years. First as a child and now with my own family. Tantastic golden sand and beautiful shallow water. One of Cornwall's best restaurants overlooks the beach and the quality of the take-away food is the best beachside grub I've ever had.

In my view the best family beach in Britain!

Visited September 2012
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