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great stretch of beach

what a beach you can walk for miles when the tide going out. also excellent food at the sunset... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
vinocollapso
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Caerleon, United Kingdom
gorgeous beach virtually empty

Miles of beautiful sand. definitely not crowded. really good lifeguard cover- obviously attractive... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Denise E
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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“sand dunes” (26 reviews)
“rock pools” (36 reviews)
LOCATION
St Ives Bay, St Ives, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

what a beach you can walk for miles when the tide going out. also excellent food at the sunset surf cafe a must if you are there.

Thank vinocollapso
Reviewed 2 days ago

Miles of beautiful sand. definitely not crowded. really good lifeguard cover- obviously attractive for surfing and bodyboarding.

Thank Denise E
Reviewed 1 week ago

I walked along the whole of the beach from The Bluff in Hayle over to Gwithian and I was absolutely blown away by its beauty. I loved this place so much so I have decided that in 2018 I will be ditching the sunny climates...More

Thank TravellingCoolCat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been to Majorca, Egypt, Spain, Tunisia, Cuba but my god, for us this is the best beach in the world. A huge stretch of golden untouched sand and sandunes to explore and play in. Sections that are dog friendly. Absolute heaven.

Thank Melliebobs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Miles and miles of sand with beautiful views of Godrevy and St Ives with lovely soft yellow sand. Surf lessons available and good parking arrangements .RNLI cover in peak times worn checking times before entering the sea

Thank Martramor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want a slice of beach heaven, then Gwithian is the place for you. Glorious in the summer, bracing in the winter Enjoy. Enough said.

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is some parking as you enter the dune area and a public car park further down the lane. Public toilets located near lower car park. Cafe there too. Miles of sandy beach - especially when the tide is out, rock pools, etc. Good for...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this beach! Twitching has great expanses of sandy beach and is fab for body boarding. RNLI lifeguards patrol the beach through the summer months makin if a great family friendly beach on this rugged section of the Cornish coast.

Thank kandw2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of dog walkers and surfers here. It was rainy and very windy when we visited but i can see it being lovely in the sun. Lots of rock pools to explore atound the north end of the beach too

Thank JonAndSophieTravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely walk along the cliff path from the cafe car park. Pretty windy once you are beyond the lighthouse, but we got very lucky and saw seals in the coves at the foot of the cliffs. Nice cafe too, very friendly staff.

Thank janettewhiteway
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MrPaulH10
Are you allowed camp fires on the beach (safely created of course)?
30 June 2016|
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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!
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millie070800
Which part of the beach are dogs allowed? Thanks
10 June 2016|
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Response from IL1983 | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any signs for a specific area for dogs to be walked on.
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