The M5 and M6 (south bound) lead to the West Country.
From Exeter you can choose from two major holiday routes, the A30 and the A38.
The A30 will lead you across Bodmin Moor, and by taking the A38 route you will enter Cornwall across the Tamar Bridge in Plymouth. The roads are mainly dual carriageways.
Approximate driving times:
From London - 6 hours.
From Bristol - 3 hours.
From Exeter - 2 hours
There is a good service from most major cities.
For st ives you will disembark just before the train goes on to Penzance, at St. Erth Station and from there take the st ives Branch Line which takes you approximately 10 minutes along magnificent coastline to enter St.Ives. National Rail Enquiries 08457 484950
From over 1,200 cities by National Express coach via Bristol, Exeter and Plymouth. Tel: 0870 5808080
Ryanair will start their service from London Stansted to Newquay from Easter 2002.
Ryanair Information 0870 1569569
The Newquay airport website provides more information about their facilities, parking, car hire and how to get there.
When You Are Here:
Oates Travel, High Street, st ives. Tel: 01736 795343
Visit Lands End, The Cathedral City of Truro, The Eden Project and many more places with st ives local Coach Service.
There are regular bus services to Penzance and Truro from the bus station at the Malakoff.
st ives Tourist Information Centre, The Guildhall, Street-an-Pol, st ives.
Helpful staff at the information centre will assist you with brochures and information for all local places of interest.
Tel: 01736 796297 Fax: 01736 798309
Take a trip to the Scilly Isles
By Helicopter from Penzance.
British International Helicopters,
The Heliport, Eastern Green, Penzance. Tel: 01736 363871
By Twin Otter or Islander Aircraft
Isles of Scilly Skybus,
Travel Centre, Quay Street, Penzance. Tel: 01736 334220.