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So beautiful and peaceful

This is such a beautiful place, very scenic with St Ives across the bay and Godrevy lighthouse... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Leicester, United Kingdom
The best beach ever

This is a great beach for walking enjoying the views over to St Ives the sound and smells of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bedford, United Kingdom
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“rock pools” (43 reviews)
“sand dunes” (26 reviews)
“car park” (37 reviews)
St Ives Bay, St Ives, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is such a beautiful place, very scenic with St Ives across the bay and Godrevy lighthouse close by. Clean, soft sand, rock pools to explore, cliffs and little coves to sit and enjoy the goings on or join in if that's your thing.

Thank big-blue-eyes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great beach for walking enjoying the views over to St Ives the sound and smells of the sea. The Rock formation lots to explore little caves , rocks . Doggie heaven. Access onto beach is challenging for the less able

Thank tiatarn
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are some places you visit and just think "yup this is it", "this is all you really need". And this is one of them, miles of outstanding beach and sand dunes, you can spend all day just living, enjoying and not a care in...More

Thank neil399
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great open beach patrolled by lifeguards. No facilities but good sand, surf and rock pools for the kids

Thank chrissym3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great walks and golden sands, surfers cafes and fish restaurants, brilliant halcyon days out in Gwithian

Thank Suziec135
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just love this beach, I visit it often, so versatile and lots going on but never crowded as so big....

Thank Lines56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful stretch of coastline - no particularly exciting features, but a solidly good beach. I spent a happy hour or two attempting to surf while the wife shivered on the shore. We wandered round the clifftops, did some seal spotting and saw...More

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach is just unbelievable! I have been to the Caribbean several times and I can honestly say this is better... if you send your friends the pictures they will believe you are in Barbados! When the tide is low walk by the Hayle estuary.....More

Thank markandrewc2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The perfect beach for a family day or just a quick surf. Parking is free for National Trust members and relatively close to the beach. A large sandy area or more sheltered spots among the rocks. Lifeguards on duty in the summer months. An ideal...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing sandy beach, massive at low tide. Plenty of small pools for younger children to play in as well as well lifeguarded areas for body boarding and swimming. Could just do with an ice cream shop!

Thank eiskrap
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Questions & Answers
30 June 2016|
Response from Andrew F | Reviewed this property |
I can't see why not! Near Godrevy head the National Trust may ban it. The beach is very tidal and if you are responsible I can see no reason why not!
10 June 2016|
Response from IL1983 | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any signs for a specific area for dogs to be walked on.