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Gwithian Beach, St Ives

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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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  • Very popular beach with surfers, quite remotely situated, wide golden sands and great views of Godrevy and of St Ives Bay  more »
  • We went there 2nd March 2017. Unfortunately, the weather wasn't good for us. cloudy ad windy, but the view is unforgettable. Some people go to surfing and this is a good place to do for sure. If is no...  more »
  • Over the Christmas we went here for a trip out, we were not disappointed.......huge lovely beach, our dog was in doggy heaven!!! Parking was free due to the time of year but fairly big car park....can...  more »