The Beach Guide

Carbis Bay Beach

Carbis Bay Beach - Cornwall

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One mile east of St Ives, Carbis Bay is the most sheltered of a line of sandy beaches that hug the coast all the way from St Ives to Godrevy.

Carbis Bay offers safe swimming and is served by the picturesque St Ives branch line.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

We do not have information on this beach but restrictions may apply (usually from Easter until the end of Summer)

Cornwall dog friendly beaches »


  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Facilities

    • Beach hut hire

    Nearest town

    St Ives


    TR26 2NW

    OS grid ref.

    SW 5287 3883

    Water quality

    Water quality star rating


    Blue Flag AwardMarine Conservation Society Recommended

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