Porthminster Beach #baldscape #beach #holiday #seaside
There are award-winning beaches at Porthminster and Porthmeor, St Ives and at Sennen, near to Land’s End where European Blue Flag and Tidy Britain awards have been given for several years. This is the location of a great #Baldscape. The baldscaper has lined his head up perfectly to create a stunning view of the clean beaches, blue skies and his perfectly formed bald head. This beach has attracted our baldscaping selfie taking tourist and its no wonder! Reviews at trip advisor sing the praises of the South West England destination Today the West Cornwall beaches measure up to the European Commission guidelines through South West Water’s ambitious programme. Each beach has its own charm and appeal; there are busy family beaches, popular watersports venues,wide-open flat sands and tucked away hidden suntraps. Porthmeor, Porthminster and Carbis Bay beaches employ fully-qualified lifeguards during the summer months.
Sheltered Porthminster beach boasts almost half a mile of golden sands with calm sea conditions ideal for families. Porthminster has restaurant and café facilities, a scenic cliff walk to Carbis Bay on the South West Coast Path, a putting green, beach huts for hire, toilets and level access to the town centre. The St Ives branch line trains draw up at the top of the steps above the middle of the beach This crescent of golden sand, framed by a glittering bay, has glorious views across to Godrevy Lighthouse, inspiration for Virginia Woolf’s famous novel ‘To the Lighthouse’. With the benefit of the mildest climate in the UK along with waving palm trees and translucent waters, there is a definite tropical feel to the place. Located just a short walk from the centre of St Ives, the award-winning Blue Flag beach at Porthminster is a family favourite for safe swimming while onshore you can simply relax in a deck chair or try your skill at the mini 18 hole golf course where you can also order up freshly made juices and smoothies.
St Ives Cornwall
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, England. The town lies north of Penzance and west of Camborne on the coast of the Celtic Sea. In former times it was commercially dependent on fishing.Reasons to visit St Ives
- Numerous galleries and exhibitions
- Attracts famous artists all year round
- Four fabulous beaches with the UKs mildest climate: Porthmeor, Porthgwidden, Harbour beach, Porthminster
- Fantastic surf at Porthminster beach
- Plenty of pavement cafes, ancient pubs and top notch eateries with mouth watering menus
- Working harbour
- One of Cornwall’s top destinations