Surf

Surf

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. 

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Our top 3 spots

Porthmeor Beach, 

St Ives

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Hollow, fast, north facing beachbreak that works in bigger swells. Good peak at the Boiler and a right off the island.  

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Porthmeor Beach is also home to

 St Ives Surf School

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Gwithian, 

Godrevy

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Exposed beachbreak, handles a fair bit of size and works all tides.

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National Trust car park and great cafe. Access via path through dunes, or over the bridge and down the side of the Red River.

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Gwithian is home to 

Gwithian Surf Academy

Sennen

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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.

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Car park and camping above the beach and plenty of facilities in Sennen.

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Sennen is home to 

Sennen Surfing Centre