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Day at the beach

Great place, beach cafe with shop, terrace for a drink etc, putting green, toilets, tennis, and a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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Great beach

Lovely small beach, and with wind in right direction, really sheltered too. Great cafe close by as... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Leicester, United Kingdom
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A favorite place for a family outing, this lovely stretch of beach overlooks Godrevy Lighthouse in the distance.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“lovely beach” (95 reviews)
“putting green” (14 reviews)
St Ives, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great place, beach cafe with shop, terrace for a drink etc, putting green, toilets, tennis, and a restaurant which is quite expensive. Beautiful beach, scenery and fabulous views over to st Ives.

Thank crceg
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely small beach, and with wind in right direction, really sheltered too. Great cafe close by as well

Thank mnkbtraynor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beach was stunning we tried on 3 separate days to get parked and never managed it until the last night! Beautiful sands and really clean, beaches in the area all stunning

1  Thank Mrs_Hawes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely beach, golden sands, water sports and swimming. You can hire deck chairs and water sports equipment. Fantastic cafe /restaurant. Also café on the beach selling hot and cold food, ice cream etc.. EAGER ICE CREAM LOVING SEAGULLS. BE WARNED.

Thank Roobcox
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Porthminster beach has everything you need! A great shop with reasonable prices. A nice restaurant and a good little takeaway cafe. Reasonably clean public toilets and a short walk into town! Beware of the seagulls they will steal food out your hands! But other than...More

1  Thank Emily J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the loveliest beaches I have been to. Clean and with lots of amenities. Friendly lifegaurds and staff. Safe and child friendly. The only downside are the seagulls who can be a real pain. We have witnessed many unsuspecting people have their ice creams...More

Thank rownhams2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Cornish town with a strong accent on beach activities, history and art. Plenty of places for both food and drink to satisfy everyone.

Thank jamescwood2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for families clean, safe beach with life guards, felt very relaxed, best beach I've been on in UK - but watch out for the seagulls they snatch food at any opportunity

Thank ChrissieB410
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great beach for children with its clean sands and more gentle waves than Porthmeor surfing beach and we have been here many times. On our most recent visit, there was quite a substantial drop part way down the beach as a result...More

Thank Winner2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lucky to have seen many beaches around the world & Porthminster Beach is right up there! Beautiful & big in every way. Plenty to do & must see when visiting St Ives. The photos do not do it justice!!

Thank DrewNat
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Mandy B
1 November 2016|
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Response from AndrewDavidC | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but think no
Simon H
22 August 2015|
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Response from Karmenella | Reviewed this property |
It's flat so great for paddle boarding. They do hire surf boards but you do surfing on the beach on the other side of St. Ives.
Kamil Ł
16 May 2015|
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Response from J0seyWhales | Reviewed this property |
There in April and you couldn't take your dog on the beach then. However Porthgwidden beach nearby allows dogs.