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“Lovely beach with cafes and facilities.” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Porthminster Beach

Ranked #1 of 55 things to do in St Ives
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Owner description: A favorite place for a family outing, this lovely stretch of beach overlooks Godrevy Lighthouse in the distance.
Winchester, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
“Lovely beach with cafes and facilities.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2013

Easily accessible from St Ives by train, nice cafe and good toilets ESP for kids! Clean and lovely golden sand. In the sun the can be few better beaches in the UK.

Visited May 2013
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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“Just beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2013

Very clean,tidy, well kept and with lifeguards on site a safe beach for families. Two good cafe style outlets and toilets. A pleasure to go to.

Visited June 2013
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North Yorkshire
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“Great location”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2013

This cafe is perfectly located on the beach. They serve very good food apart from slightly greasy fish & chips. The service is good but the food is expensive.

Visited June 2013
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
“Cornwall, not Cuba!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2013

Fantastic beach, perfect for families with its shallow waters. white sand, clear blue seas, protected from the atlantic waves by the harbour and numerous outcrops around St Ives.

Visited June 2013
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Telford, United Kingdom
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“Clean, powdery sand, beautiful views”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2013

Lovely big clean relaxing beach, lifeguards on duty, plenty of benches to sit down. Cafe at either end to get a snack/drink. Toilets and changing rooms near by. Close to the town. Sheltered from the wind. A favourite of ours.

Visited June 2013
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