St Ives – the dazzling jewel in Cornwall’s crown. A picturesque fishing harbour and  seaside town with a quartet of golden beaches. Voted best family holiday destination by Coast magazine and one of TripAdvisor’s top 10 European beaches.

Wander through the maze of narrow cobbled streets, independent shops LINK and fisherman’s cottages in the heart of St Ives. With accommodation ranging from top hotelsbed & breakfastself-catering cottages or apartments, come and sample some of the tastiest award-winning restaurants, cafés and bars in the Southwest.

St Ives is a historic town, famed for its beaches like Porthmeor for surfing and family friendly Porthminster, which sits alongside its famous art scene and stunning coastal walks with scenery that inspired Rosamunde Pilcher and Virginia Woolf amongst others.  St Ives bay has a wide range of outdoor activities including surfing, paddle boarding, tennis and golf to name a few.

St Ives is a World famous art scene and is home to the Tate, Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, St ives School of Painting, St Ives Arts Club, Leach Pottery and much more.

Or see St Ives bay from the sea with boat trips to see all the fantastic marine life, Seal Island, Godrevy Lighthouse trips as well as private charters and fishing.

St Ives is the perfect base to explore the nearby towns, beaches and sights of southwest Cornwall 

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