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“Beautiful beach, 3 miles of fun”
Review of Gwithian Beach

Gwithian Beach
Ranked #3 of 62 things to do in St Ives
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

Breathtaking 3 miles of sandy beach, with caves, rock pools and exploring galore. We visited 3 times in one week and wished we could have had more time. In peak time there are impressive amounts of competent and approachable lifeguards on duty. I would thoroughly recommend this beach to families, superb!

3  Thank LovelyLollyB
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Reviewed 28 May 2014 via mobile

Stunning beach, lovely and clean. Great for kids with lots of rock pools etc to explore. Beach as life guards during summer months. Car park is quite expensive but well worth it for a great day on the beach

2  Thank beach_babe2011_11
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Reviewed 18 April 2014 via mobile

We love this beach. Sandy, blue water, interesting rocks and sand dunes above. The dog loves it just as much, swimming in the rock pools. Beautiful, beautiful

2  Thank SydneeSkye
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Reviewed 7 February 2014

ok beach. very exposed to the prevailing Westerly winds, so often has messy waves. Picks up more swell than many beaches in the area, so usually has bigger waves. Dirty looking grey sand towards godrevey end. Great cafe at Godrevey though! Often inundated with dogs.

2  Thank Benni708
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

If you are going for a winter walk go across an interesting piece of history. During the 1914-18 war period it is amazing that this whole area was a vast factory complex that produced explosives for the military.
You will find the blast walls that surrounded the various mixing sheds,remains of roads etc, well worth a detour on the way to the sea.
Head towards the light house and prior to going for a drink at the Sandsifters you will also find a small nature reserve situated on St.Gothian sands usually has some wild fowl and of course rabbits.
Cross the road and you will find(Difficult)the site of a bronze age village....so this corner of Hayle has quite a lot to offer.
By the way Gwithian beach is not St.Ives although the bay is St.Ives bay...grump....grump.

3  Thank RoyL65
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