Discover the magic of St. Ives

One of Cornwall’s top destinations offering a choice of four beautiful, award winning, sandy beaches.

Unusually mild climate throughout the year making it the perfect location for summer and out of season holidays.

Artists’ colony for over a century with galleries to tempt you to pick up a brush, including St. Ives Tate Gallery, the Barbara Hepworth museum and Bernard Leach pottery.

Working fishing port with quaint cottages in narrow lanes and cobbled alleys full of gift and craft shops and superb restaurants, including the renowned Porthminster Beach Cafe, cafes and bars serving top quality foods, especially fish.

Many beautiful coastal and inland walks.

Discover the history of tin mining, visit a working mine, learn about the china clay industry.

Many gardens to visit – why not spend a day at the Eden Project, unearth the Lost Gardens of Heligan or take a trip over to the breathtaking island of Tresco in the Scilly Isles.

Enjoy the Minack open-air theatre but don’t forget to take a picnic.

Land’s End is popular with the children and there are many other theme parks and attractions in the area

You could try water-skiing, sail boarding, surfing, paddle boarding, kayaking, diving, golfing, pony trekking, fishing – most activities are catered for.

Easy road, rail, coach and bus connections.

St. Ives is a perfect base for exploring the southwest peninsula – there is something for everyone.