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Porthgwidden Beach St Ives – Small sheltered each asun trap

Porthgwidden Beach by markpeate

Porthgwidden Beach

Porthgwidden Beach

The smallest beach in St Ives, near to the Island, is popular with families as it is very sheltered and a bit of a sun trap. East facing, with soft golden sand.

Surf rescue equipment located on the beach, no professional lifeguard cover.

  • Refreshments
  • Toilets
  • Seasonal dog ban, Easter to October
  • Disabled access
  • Shop/cafe nearby

Car parks are located in town – but the large car park at the top of the town is a hard climb back up. Why not park at Lelant Saltings and enjoy the scenic branch line right to the heart of the town.

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