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Gwithian Beach, St Ives

Categories: Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
5/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web
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. Use our St Ives vacation builder to visit Gwithian Beach on your trip to St Ives, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • We went here on our way back from Cape Cornwall it was such a good stop off, great big beach, rockpools and walks. We went to the Rockpool restaurant before we headed back and it was amazing food as w...  read more »
  • Been coming here for nearly 10 years now most mornings out of the holiday season. Its this place that makes you say, thank god I'm alive and live here! squillions of miles of flat sand, over looking S...  read more »
  • Accessible either from the car park at Gwithian Towans or the National Trust car park on the other side of the Red River, this is a beautiful beach with Godrevy lighthouse as a ever watchful companion...  read more »
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