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Gwithian Beach, St Ives

(5/5 based on 280+ 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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  • 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 »
  • There is literally nothing here save for 2 cafes, one with a shop and only one of them open all year. When the tide goes out you could land an airliner as the beach is so big! 
  • Once again gwithian done it again boxing day on beach with shorts on who wants to go abroad not us we love this fantastic place everyone one friendly our dog loves this place too will be back in summe...  more »