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Gwithian Beach, St Ives

4.9
#5 of 17 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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  • This beach is gorgeous and stretch for miles! Loved seeing so many doggies out on the beach. Pebbles collectors will have a great time here. Not much shells though.  more »
  • Everything you would want from a beach and national trust so clean and unspoilt! Parking available, surf lessons, rock pools, stunning short walk to see seals and lighthouse!! A great adventure for te...  more »
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