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Gwithian Beach, St Ives

4.9
#5 of 19 in Outdoors in St Ives
Unwind at Gwithian Beach, a vast expanse of sand in Carbis Bay. This huge stretch has long shallows during low tide, making for great strolls and views. An offshore lighthouse on a tiny island adds to the scene, coupled by outcrops of rock and sand dunes. Climb and hike along high cliffs, or go windsurfing and kite surfing on the strong waves. The beach has a public restroom, cafe, shop, and windsurfing shack. For travelers who use our international travel planner, St Ives holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Gwithian Beach and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Golden sands, leading into a turquoise blue sea with water crystal clear. And I only had to drive here.  more »
  • This is probably the biggest beach I’ve been on. The sand was amazing and sea was really clear. Plenty of room to spend the day there. We parked at Godrevy NT car park and walked from there to the bea...  more »
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