Godrevy



Area

To the northen end of St Ives bay lies Godrevy - a dramatic expanse of open sand, impressive headlands and an iconic lighthouse just offshore. Due to it orientation, the beach is very exposed and can be susceptible to winds and large swell. Although busy during the summer months, the sheer size of the beach means there is always plenty of room and a short walk away from the main carparks will always be rewarded with some solitude. Ideal for surfing, Godrevy can handle very large swells and is rarely maxed out but strong rip current can be common. Walk northward Godrevy Point and around to the North Cliffs to peer down into the seal colonies that have set up camp among the inaccessible coves below.


Guides

Secret beach guide Godrevy & St Agnes: Secret Beach Guide

Godrevy & St Agnes: Secret Beach Guide

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Directions

From Hayle take the B3301 north and turn left at the Sandsifter. Park in the National Trust Carpark and take the boardwalks down to the beach.


Location

Postcode: TR27 5ED

Lat / Lon: 50.2309, -5.3924

OS Explorer Map: 104 - Redruth & St Agnes

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