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Address: St Ives, England

A favorite place for a family outing, this lovely stretch of beach...

A favorite place for a family outing, this lovely stretch of beach overlooks Godrevy Lighthouse in the distance.

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Amazing Beach

Lovely Beach absolutely beautiful clear water if you get a chance go for a walk on top of the cliffs

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 May 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

Lovely Beach absolutely beautiful clear water if you get a chance go for a walk on top of the cliffs

Thank whoimi
Shipley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Fabulous beach to enjoy the usual beach activities. The shope sells virtually everything oyu need for the beach including very good coffee

Thank Simon2545
Norg, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Family friendly beach. Clean sand beach. THE children like To play in THE sand on THE beach. Sometimes you can SEe a seal or dophin swimming around.

Thank spidernorg
Falmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

I have lived in Cornwall my whole life and only now been to porthminster beach.... And it is by far one of the nicest beaches I have ever been too! The water is crystal clear with golden sands! Can see why we have so many tourists visit Cornwall! Well worth the trip! Paddle boards are available to rent too and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

Beautiful sandy beach. The beach has excellent amenities from toilets to beach cafe and beach shop. We parked at the railway station which is just a short walk to the beach you have to go down a flight of stairs so if disabled it might be a bit difficult . Be very careful of the seagulls they can be vicious... More 

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

We were not there for long but the beach is lovely. Interesting to see a surf school class on the beach and then watching them try and surf.

Thank Margaret B
Penarth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

This gem of a beach is located adjacent to St Ives harbour and in addition to being a really nice beach there is a cafe and food kiosks selling a range of food. There is even a mini golf course to hand. Lovely location lovely views!

Thank arh2900
Cumbria england
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

We have never seen a beach so clean and spotless, absolutely lovely, safe and easily accessible. The general area is lovely and we'll worth a walk along the seafront.

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Islamabad, Pakistan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

Absolutely loved this scenic beach and the views. The powdery sand and the clear waters make this beach a must-visit when in St Ives. Unlike the St ives harbour beach, Porthminster Beach is much more laidback and is more fun. It was almost empty when I visited last, which added more to the charm of this stunning beach. Can't wait... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

I absolutely love this beach, it has beautiful sand and is very safe for young children. It is rarely busy when we visit which is usually in May or June, I expect it does get a lot busier in July/Aug.

Thank Lynda0205

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