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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. 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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  • Nice clean beach, easy to access and very clean. Good resource for every body, but watch the tides as they can come in quickly  more »
  • 3 miles of beautiful golden sands for a windy dog walk! Plenty of parking and excellent cafe for hot chocolates at the end!  more »
  • Well worth a walk along the beach, always helps when the sun shines, the sky and sea are blue. Always fall in love with Cornwall  more »
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