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Perfect beach

Great waves for surfing and when it’s high tide, it’s pefect for bodyboarding. Like a beach from... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Zoe W
Clean and tidy

Winter on the beach and this is still a place to cherish. So clean and tidy. Parking £3.00 all day... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
281nickd
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Worle, United Kingdom
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This splendid beach offers excellent water for surfing and body boarding.
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great waves for surfing and when it’s high tide, it’s pefect for bodyboarding. Like a beach from abroad!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Zoe W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Winter on the beach and this is still a place to cherish. So clean and tidy. Parking £3.00 all day bargain.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 281nickd
Reviewed 1 week ago

only had a visit to fistral beach from our coach,thanks to our driver,it was a december day to cold for the beach,but worth a visit

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Stewart064
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best beaches in the country. Clean, easy to get to and ample parking too. Great for surfing or body boarding even novices would enjoy the surf. Excellent facilities near to the beach. Nice walks along the beach with plenty of sheltered places...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mike F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Could spend hours here just watching the people surfing. A very speical beach and well worth a visit!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank D4316RNsarahc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took several walks along this beautiful beach whilst staying at the Esplanade Hotel for the New Year. Beautiful views, and coastal paths, leading to the Fistral Beach surf complex, which includes a bar, shop and Rick Stein's fish restaurant/bar ... not exactly cheap, but food...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Phillyn17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used this beach whilst staying at the Headland Hotel which overlooks it. It's one of the few beaches that allows dogs all year. If you visit, be sure to be diligent and pick up after your dog or we will lose this dog friendly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ches5555
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed walking the beach several times over the New Year. Always a lot going on and plenty to watch. Not a venue for a quiet time but a very beautiful beach and bay. Surfers and paddle boarders paradise.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PeterW2804
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Paid a visit to this surfers hot spot.even at this time of year, the beach was packed. Surfers riding the waves was exciting to watch. Plant shops, nice pud and of course, the famous,Rick Stein fish restaurant. Can imagine the scratch of golden sand is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank realalebubblegutz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Golden sand and fabulous views at Fistral Beach . Great for sunbathing and sand castle building. Sand is very good and you could sculture in it. Swimming and paddling at this great fun Coast is very good too.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank A3303XQpaulh
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Julia B
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Sumy M
26 July 2018|
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Response from jonfE2739IR | Reviewed this property |
Highly recommend a park called HENDRA approximately 10 mins drive or a bus stop outside. May not be the cheapest around tho. Worth a look.
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