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“Hidden gem” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Porthgwidden Beach

Porthgwidden Beach
Ranked #6 of 55 things to do in St Ives
Certificate of Excellence
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Hidden gem”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2013

Great beach for families- small enough to be able to watch kids closely whilst giving them space to enjoy their freedom. Less gulls than other beaches, sheltered, massive waves. So at top of the hill sells coffee at reasonable prices.

Visited August 2013
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English first
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“clean safe”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2013

clean sandy beach sheltered so not as breezy as other beaches in St Ives nice cafe clean toilets found the little shop at the top by the toilets had cheaper tea/ coffee

Visited July 2013
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Best beach in st Ives”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2013

Fab little beach . lovely clear sea and great for rock pooling once tide is out.Cheap little shop at the top of the hill near the toilets. Great as seaguls don't seem to bother you at this beach.

Visited August 2013
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Thank Mazzariene
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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“clean and quiet”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2013

lovely little beach, very clean and relatively quiet compared to others around St Ives. Only one bar/café but all that was needed

Visited August 2013
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Thank Lee M
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SW18 5BD
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28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“one of the best viewpoints in St Ives”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2013

What a wonderful area to sit down and relax. There are no dislikes - and I got to see a dolphin in the sea.

Visited July 2013
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Thank imks
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