Gwithian Towans Guide

Independent Guide to Gwithian and the Towans

Gwithian beach
Gwithian beach at low tide
Gwithian beach holiday
Teasel on gwithian towans, Holiday lets
Gwithian 3 mile stretch of golden sand, self catering
Gwithian Beach at low tide, St Ives Bay
Gwithian beach as the tide comes in, Gwithian Towans
Gwithian towans to Godrevy lighthouse, Godrevy Beach

Gwithian Towans

Whether you're a resident, a regular visitor, a first timer or a business owner in the area there is something here for you.

We have been running for over twenty five seasons now and had over 2,000,000 visitors to the site. The links above have information on local services, accommodation, shops and cafes and our most recent additions in the 'History and Heritage' and 'Environment' pages.

There are new stories from visitors on the 'General Info' page. Please get in touch if you would like to submit a review, a story, an event or a service that you would like to promote. is a non-profit information service run by volunteers with contributions towards costs coming from advertisers and sponsors. If you would like to contribute information or add a link to the site contact Tamsin Blight via email:

webcam link to the beach, weather and surf



See the 'Accommodation' pages for chalets to let on the Towans, as well as other rental options.

Looking forward to the re-opening of the Red River Inn on Friday 28th February,The Rockpool is open winter hours. Check The Rockpool and Red River Inn websites for changes as the season progresses.

The Jam Pot, on the other hand, has successfully changed hands and sees Karen continuing the traditional role it has performed so well over the years, opening 10-4 Fridays to Monday for February and March

New Dog Restriction: No dogs anywhere on the beach between 10am and 6pm  1st July - 31st August.  Dogs are welcome at all other times


Gwithian Beach chalets, holiday accomodation is a non profit information service. If you would like to contribute information or add a link to the site contact: Tamsin Blight. Email:

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