Did you know...St Ives is still a working fishing port

One of Cornwall’s most treasured holiday resorts, St Ives’ mild climate and Mediterranean-style landscapes make it a popular choice for both winter holidays and summer breaks.Visit St Ives and you'll find yourself within easy reach of award-winning coasts with clear seas, culture and a taste of daily life in a working fishing port.

St Ives has an active cultural scene. The Tate St Ives shouldn't be missed, and there's a wealth of less famous gems to be discovered along cobbled streets lined with workshops and exhibitions.

Carbis Bay to St Ives

Ok, so Carbis Bay is only one stop from the gorgeous resort of St Ives by train, but the walk’s so scenic that it’s well worth making the journey on foot at least once during a stay in the area. It should take between twenty minutes and half an hour and most of the route follows the sea so you’ll...

Walking St Ives to Penzance

The hike between St Ives and Penzance is a great way to experience Cornwall’s industrial past, and if you cover a section a day it can be a unique way to spend a 5 day break. Both St Ives and Penzance are well connected, so you’ll have no trouble getting back to your starting point or heading home once you...
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