About St Ives
St Ives is a small fishing town on the dramatic North Cornwall coast, famous for its picturesque harbour, stunning golden sandy beaches and numerous little hidden coves. Porthmeor beach, with its rolling breakers and stunning sunsets, is a favourite with surfers whilst Porthgwidden and Porthminster are favoured by families for their calm, translucent bathing waters.
St Ives bay benefits from a sub-tropical climate and always receives more sunshine than is forecasted. It is the perfect base to explore West Penwith's area of outstanding natural beauty with its granite cliffs, fishing communities and ancient moorlands.
Easter is the perfect time to head to Cornwall and we are now offering up to 20% off the weekly rentals for the Easter period!
Art has played an important role in shaping St Ives, famed for its special light and inspiring sea and landscapes. Tate St Ives is dramatically situated above Porthmeor beach. St Ives has been home for such artistic luminaries as Barbara Hepworth, Bernard Leach, Ben Nicholson and Patrick Heron whose works are featured in galleries, museums and public spaces in the town. Numerous eclectic galleries and studios are dotted around the harbour. The St Ives September Festival of Music, Arts and Literature runs from 9th to 23rd September 2017 and has a fabulous line up and great atmosphere.
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