St Ives is a small town in the far west of Cornwall surrounded by beautiful beaches. Originally a fishing village, it has become both a popular holiday destination and famous for internationally renowned artists and galleries. It has a wide selection of holiday accommodation, from luxury cottages, converted fishermen’s lofts and modern apartments to bed and breakfast, holiday parks and campsites.
Interesting Holiday Ideas in Cornwall
- Holiday Houses in Cornwall
We have a selection of holiday accommodation in other beautiful places in this county which might be of interest to you; we change the holiday homes featured periodically.
We have picked out beachside holiday properties in Porthtowan on the north coast halfway between St Ives and Newquay, spacious properties with amazing sea views near Padstow, a spacious apartment at Mawgan Porth near Newquay Airport and an ultra-modern house on the Carrick Roads near Falmouth.
Upcoming Events in and around St Ives
- The Fishermen of St Ives Calendar 2018
How does a professional photographer from Cheltenham, end up creating a calendar about St Ives Fishermen? Well Chris Boulton started visiting friends in St Ives and was immediately drawn to the people and natural beauty of Cornwall.
- St Ives Farmers Market
St Ives Farmers’ Market is a community venture to help make fresh local produce available in St Ives. The market runs every Thursday throughout the year at The Guildhall, Street an Pol, St Ives. It’s in the town centre, next door to the Visitor Information Centre. Opening times are 9:30am until 2:00pm. At the market you can find a wide range of local food to meet your needs, including meats, vegetables and baked goods – depending on who trades on a particular day and what is in season.