West Cornwall has lots of surf spots to try, from long rolling small waves to steep point breaks.
St Ives itself has Porthmeor Beach which is a great surf spots for both beginners and avid surfers alike.
Our top 3 spots
Hollow, fast, north facing beachbreak that works in bigger swells. Good peak at the Boiler and a right off the island.
Porthmeor Beach is also home to
Exposed beachbreak, handles a fair bit of size and works all tides.
National Trust car park and great cafe. Access via path through dunes, or over the bridge and down the side of the Red River.
Gwithian is home to
Consistent, swell-sucking beachbreak just north of Land’s End is Britain's most westerly beach. Punchy peaks with barrels when offshore on a medium swell and tide.
Car park and camping above the beach and plenty of facilities in Sennen.
Sennen is home to