The picturesque seaside town of St Ives is the ideal base for your holiday, whether you like wandering through the cobbled streets of many galleries and quaint shops, or lazing on the beach.

For the more adventurous there are many activities such as exploring the many cliff walks, surfing, kite-surfing and mountain biking.

The warm climate and blue seas give St Ives a Mediterranean feel in which you can relax and enjoy yourself on one of our many award winning beaches.

St Ives also boasts some of the best restaurants in the south west.

Further afield there are many more attractions such as St Michael’s Mount, Land’s End, the Minack Theatre, Porthcurno, the Lizard and the Eden Project.

Some useful links for local information:

Places to visit

The Tate Gallery and Barbara Hepwoth Museum

The Leach Pottery

What’s on

St Michaels Mount

The Minack Theatre

The Eden Project

The Isles of Scilly


Porthmeor Surf School

The School of Painting

St Ives Boats

Mobius Kitesurfing lessons

Restaurants and pubs in St Ives

Porthmeor Beach Cafe

St Andrew’s Street Bistro

Porthminster Beach Cafe

Seafood Cafe

The Hub

The Queens Hotel

The Sloop Inn

Further afield

The Gurnards Head – Zennor (15min drive)

The Watermill – Lelant (10min drive)



Tate Gallery St Ives
St Ives Harbour sunrise

Gwithian Kiteboarder
Boat on St Ives Harbour