• Welcome to Porthgwidden Beach

    A hidden gem secluded in a quiet corner of St Ives.

About Porthgwidden Beach

Nestled beneath the steep grassy slopes of St Ives “Island”, right on the beach with unbeatable and uninterrupted views across St Ives Bay to Godrevy Lighthouse. Now open all year round.

Holidaying in St Ives is all about going to the beach, no matter what time of year. Here at Porthgwidden Beach we have one of the cleanest beaches in the South West. Porthgwidden Beach’s bathing water quality has been classified as ‘Excellent’ by the Environment Agency.

Beach Pods

Reserve one of our beach pods for your holiday, giving you the freedom to store your beach kit at the beach and to come and go as you please.

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Porthgwidden Beach Café Vouchers

The Perfect Gift For Friends Or Family.

Treat friends or loved ones, or choose the perfect corporate gift, by giving the experience of a meal at Porthgwidden Beach. Eating the finest food in Cornwall while drinking in the finest view.



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Beach Safety

Porthgwidden Beach as a number of notices located around its perimeter with Lifebuoys and Beach Safety Information. It is also overlooked by the St Ives NCI Station which is manned 365 days a year.

Ethos & Sustainability

We aim to recycle as much as possible, and keep the beach and surrounding area as free of litter and anything hazardous to the environment as we can. We encourage our visitors to help us as much as they can by leaving no waste behind by either taking it away or using our bins and recycling bins provided. We are very proud of the natural beauty of our beach.