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“Beautiful!”
Review of Porthminster Beach

Ranked #1 of 56 things to do in St Ives
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A favorite place for a family outing, this lovely stretch of beach overlooks Godrevy Lighthouse in the distance.
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Beautiful!”
Reviewed 22 November 2013

Biiiiiig beach, very clean and plenty of places to eat nearby and rent beach accessories should you need it. Just be aware of dogs owners violating the seasonal no dog rule and allowing them to make poop castles....

Visited October 2013
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10 Thank Em B
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“Superb Beach”
Reviewed 13 November 2013

A wonderful beach, beautifully clean and well kept. Nicely located between the town of St Ives and the cliffs either end, with easy access to the railway station. Two excellent cafés serving good breakfasts and a wide variety of beach food etc. well worth a visit.

Visited September 2013
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8 Thank Christopher T
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Perth, Australia
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“What a huge beach!”
Reviewed 13 November 2013

What a huge beach! Plenty of room to play games -and build sand castles. I the length walked just in the water. very relaxing! The cafe was reasonably priced and sold wonderful ice cream. A Beach umbrella is a necessity on sunny days - which we were fortunate enough to enjoy

Visited August 2013
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8 Thank Kenneth N
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Surf heaven”
Reviewed 8 November 2013

Didn't manage to get into the sea on this trip as time was limited, the sea was full of surfers and body boarders and still had room for more, a wonderful spot for safe surfing with really good long waves.

Visited October 2013
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6 Thank Simon Y
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Hythe, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Lovely location with lovely food”
Reviewed 5 November 2013

A friendly family run cafe on the beach. Lovely food, great coffee and large slices of wonderful home made cakes

Visited September 2013
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7 Thank Silver L
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