St Ives see & doimage gallery
Beach, Beach, Beach! You have not enjoyed St Ives if you haven’t been to the Porthmeor, Porthminister Beach and St Ives Bay! What is highly recommendable are coastal walks. The views are magnificent, the cliffs supreme, wild flowers are in abundance, and hidden sandy coves an unexpected delight. Some parts may be rocky or steep but every step is worthwhile.There are beautiful Museums, Galleries, Buildings & Monuments, such as The Minack Theatre that, a place where you can witness “unscripted dolphins” in a Shakespeare play, whilst enjoying the stunning view over the ocean.
- Museums & Galleries
Back Road Trail of Arts and Crafts
Back Road Trail St Ives
A great way to explore the warren of streets, the Back Road Trail takes you to the best of the local galleries
Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden
Barnoon Hill St Ives TR26 1AD
The subtropical garden is the highlight of this exhibition, with its sculptures of the coastal environment
The Leach Pottery
Higher Stennack St Ives TR26 2HE
The Leach Pottery was founded in 1920 and since then over 100 international potters have trained here
Porthcurno Telegraph Museum
Eastern House Porthcurno Penzance Cornwall TR19 6JX
Delve into Cornwall's history at the forefront of world communications
Tate St Ives
Porthmeor Beach St Ives TR26 1TG
View contemporary art exhibitions, often associated with Cornwall and the coastal environment
- Outdoor Activities & Sports
Ocean Sports Centre
Carbis Bay beach St Ives Cornwall.
Explore St Ives Bay on a Hawaiian canoe, kayak, or stand-up paddle board.
St Ives Boats
Outside the Lifeboat Station Wharf Road St Ives TR26 1LF
Hop onboard a motorboat and visit local landmarks such as Seal Island, Godrevy Lighthouse and Hell’s Mouth
St Ives Surf Centre
Porthmeor Beach St Ives TR26 1JZ
Take the plunge and ride the Atlantic swell that rolls onto Porthmeor Beach.
The best beach for surfing and sunset in St Ives
White sands lapped by azure seas – St Ives’ Porthminster Beach is among Britain’s best
St Ives Bay
St Ives Cornwall
Beyond the stunning beaches in St Ives itself you can see in the distance
Walk the Coast Path to Zennor
South West Coast Path
Explore the landscape that inspired DH Lawrence and is home of a legendary mermaid of Zennor
The Minack Theatre
Porthcurno Penzance TR19 6JU
Bring a blanket and picnic and watch a play at the ocean’s edge
Royal Square St Ives TR26 2ND
Latest film releases and alternative cinema shown in an art-deco-style building
- Festivals & Events
St Ives Food & Drink Festival
Various locations, St Ives, Cornwall
A week-long celebration of food and drink at the ocean's edge.
Park and Ride on the St Ives Bay Line
Lelant Saltings train station Lelant TR26 3DL
One of most scenic train journeys you’ll ever take in Britain.