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St Ives and Surroundings

St Ives

St Ives is a popular seaside town in Cornwall and is it any wonder with its stunning views, sandy beaches and traditional cobbled streets? Oozing with character, you could spend days soaking up the sun and wandering the town discovering its magical surroundings.

Catch the train from Carbis Bay into the town centre, it’s a short distance providing dramatic views of the coastline and a great way to enter the colourful town. It’s not to be missed.

There’s so much to do here, fall in love with art in the Tate Gallery, explore the streets, watch the colourful boats bobbing in the harbour or dine with spectacular views.


Further a field, you have locations such as Hayle for a spot of shopping or a walk across King George V Memorial. Walk across the town, grab a pasty or a delicious ice cream as you soak up the sun. It’s a great location to enjoy the sun, wander around the many paths and also take a visit to Hayle beach.


Visit Penzance and discover Penlee House art gallery, or take a dip in the newly renovated Jubilee Pool. There are plenty of beautiful gardens to enjoy all year round and museums to get lost in.

Not to mention tons to do for those who have energy to burn! From surf schools, a boat trip or a walk upon the cliff tops, you’ll have so much to get stuck into.

Minack Theatre

Visit one of the most famous outdoor theatres, surrounded by outstanding coastal views.

With more than 80,000 people attending every year to watch the magical performances and 150,000 people coming to simply experience the atmosphere – you won’t be disappointed.

St Michael’s Mount

St Michael’s Mount is also a fabulous option. Explore its history and admire the phenomenal views of the coast. The island is filled with wonderful gardens to explore and a great chance to admire the history and legends which lie within.

Discover the castle and don’t forget to bring your camera!

Lands End

Travel to the most western point of Cornwall with yet another location with breath taking views.

The awe-inspiring scenery offers so many activities to get stuck into. Whether you want a short walk across the cliff tops, to snap a photo of the iconic signpost or get involved with the many family activities available – you won’t be short of things to do.

On some occasions you may be able to spot sight of wildlife such as seabirds and spectacular dolphins!

Godrevy Beach and Lighthouse

Godrevy is a beautiful coastal spot perfect for cliff top walks, ocean views and sandy toes. Experience the dramatic cliff views towering high above the oceans. Whether you would like to enjoy the sandy beach, walk the dog along the South West Coast Path or watch the sunset on a summer’s night – the whole family will love it here.

It’s also very popular with surfers, swimmers and sunbathers all keen to experience the Cornish sea air. Walk upon Godrevy Point where seals can often be spotted sunbathing, as well as other wildlife such as dolphins, seabirds and basking sharks. Also, the magical views of Godrevy Lighthouse are not to be missed.

When you begin to feel peckish head to Godrevy Café for a great pick me up with a hot chocolate or homemade goodies.

Plus so much more! Of course, we are always on hand to offer our recommendations of day trips, foodie spots and forms of travel.