Handy - and sandy - beach close to the railway station and with excellent facilities. There are loos, cafes and bars close by but the beach is peaceful, particularly early and late.
St Ives gets very busy in the summer and it is virtually impossible to park near the beaches. This beach is just a short walk from the railway station. The train ride here is very pretty too. An ideal beach for families. Toilets and takeaways cafes nearby and you're only a short walk into the main town.
I have been visiting St. Ives for 70 years and living in Plymouth not far to travel. Porthminster is our favourite beach, its clean, safe - calmer than Porthmeor - the cafe's either side of the beach sell a great range of hot and cold food, drinks, and the attached shop selling beach requirements. In August the Beach Mission members... 更多
Love this beach and everything about it - the air, the light, calm and clear, clean. Lovèly atmosphere. Lovè it everything good. Even refreshments and the shop are good value (t-shirt £8.95, football £2.20)