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Gwithian Beach

St Ives Bay, St Ives, England
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miles of golden sand, truly wonderful.

Great beach, plenty of sand, miles of it! very clean. Great for dog walking as well as enjoying the... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2016
Truro, United Kingdom
Very clean!

Arguably a better beach than Carbis Bay, this is 3 miles of clean sand stretching from Hayle... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2016
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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“sand dunes” (26 reviews)
“rock pools” (37 reviews)
St Ives Bay, St Ives, England
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

Great beach, plenty of sand, miles of it! very clean. Great for dog walking as well as enjoying the beach with the family. Great sand dunes for climbing...in fact simply great!

Thank 349Dawn22
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Arguably a better beach than Carbis Bay, this is 3 miles of clean sand stretching from Hayle Harbour towards Godrevy Lighthouse. There's plenty of room to bring the family and picnic, so it never feels crowded although other people use the beach. The beach also...More

1  Thank Tstar123
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Breakfast sarnies.... Mmmmmmmm Bacon, egg, sausage...absolutely yummy And cakes.....fab cakes. ........they love dogs too...

Thank Kathie T
Reviewed 10 May 2016

This beach is great for all, there are dog walking restrictions in the summer but you can still take the dog early in the morning or in the evening. So much has changed in the years since I was younger but I still love the...More

Thank S1L2M3
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely dog walk on this beach yesterday until the hale started! It is dog friendly out of season and is long enough that our labrador was pretty tired by the end of it!

Thank Tara W
Reviewed 17 April 2016

This is one of our local beaches,3 miles of sand.When we have family down,we always take them here,because it suits all ages.Has a few steps down to the beach,but once you are down there,it is very open,lots of space,rock pools to explore,and the sea is...More

Thank Erik C
Reviewed 14 April 2016

There is the Beach,Cliff Top walking, Grassy areas for sitting and picnics, if you can't get down to the breach, room to fly Kites etc; Can See Seals in a small cove, if you go a short walk! Lots of Nature,

Thank Lynda R
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the above mentioned chalet. It was fantastic! Very clean and comfortable with lovely home from home touches. We also took our dog along (at a small charge)which was worth every penny. It took around 10/15 minutes walk over the dunes to the...More

1  Thank Louise W
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

We spent an amazing morning at Gwithian beach with our dog. It is a huge beach with plenty of room for everyone there, the life guards had just started duty that weekend and were in good humour but also really professional too. The sun was...More

Thank zchobbit
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Visit this beach every year whilst on holiday, it has spectacular views over to St Ives and the rocks and waves are a must to see, plenty of rock pools and of course Godrevy Lighthouse. If you walk up to the top of the top...More

Thank Donna A
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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.