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Great surfers beach

Great beach for relaxing and body boards/surfing. Two good food servic points with toilets. Not... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Great for rock pools and bodyboarding

Visited here twice during our recent trip to Cornwall. The parking is not too far from beach and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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“sand dunes” (26 reviews)
“rock pools” (39 reviews)
St Ives Bay, St Ives, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Great beach for relaxing and body boards/surfing. Two good food servic points with toilets. Not many other facilities but if you go here you know that's the case.

Thank thepassmanYork
Reviewed yesterday

Visited here twice during our recent trip to Cornwall. The parking is not too far from beach and there is a cafe there, but you need to get there early for space. We preferred the south side of the beach (going left after going down...More

Thank MynyddoeddEryri
Reviewed 4 days ago

Having holidayed here for the last couple of years we just love this place and its fantastic beach. There's the odd cafe and surf clubs along the beach plus car parks.

Thank ColinJBloomer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had great days out here and made up for our poor accommodation, rock pools and caves for the kids to explore and one of the few dog friendly beaches to the left at the bottom of the steps. Plenty of car parking spaces £6.00 for...More

Thank peterparr0t
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great beach so much space great for a family day out have been several times now and will keep going back

Thank mary o
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our favourite beach, with rock pools and soft sand and light house in the distance, there are also toilets and a cute kiosk on the beach where we had a lovely cream tea, could spend the whole day there, one side is dog...More

Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a gem this beach is. Miles and miles of golden sand, clean waves for great surfing and space for the world and his wife. Along the road from Hayle there are several free parking spots and a walk across the Towans (dunes) but if...More

1  Thank Deb12_8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this beach so much that we have stayed in the caravan site that backs onto it for 6 years now. For the last 2 years however we have been unable to make full use of the beach on quite a few days due to...More

Thank RLS8572
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely beach, enjoyed watching the seals in the sea. Easy to get to and relaxing. Would recommend going there.

Thank Meryl M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Parked up and walked across the dunes finding remnants of the dynamite factory that was here during the first world war. Got onto the beach and wasn't disappointed. Miles of golden sands and the Godrevy lighthouse to boot. When the tides out tis a hike...More

Thank Panaboy56
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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.