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26 February 2013

Porthminster Beach in St Ives voted 3rd best in the UK

Porthminster beach in the picturesque town of St Ives has been voted the third best beach in the UK according to the results of a new poll by travel giant TripAdvisor. As well as featuring in the top list of UK beaches, Porthminster also placed ninth in the list of top ten beaches in all of Europe.

St Ives is a great holiday destination and is often visited for a day trip by many of those staying in luxury cottages in Cornwall who are looking for a great day out in one of the most beautiful spots in the UK. Porthminster beach is just one of the parts of St Ives that symbolises the town's reputation for beauty, and the many users of TripAdvisor appear to agree too.

The half mile stretch of sand attracts tens of thousands of visitors each year, from the UK and beyond, and many of these are sure to have voted for Porthminster in this recent poll. Overall, this cements Cornwall's status as one of the most beautiful places in the country as well as one of the best places for a great holiday.


Image Credit: john47kent (flickr.com)

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