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
- More Great 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 a large self catering property near Bude with plenty of room for family reunions and get-togethers, a beachside holiday property in Porthtowan on the north coast halfway between St Ives and Newquay, spacious properties with amazing sea views near Padstow, a large apartment at Mawgan Porth near Newquay Airport and a beautiful period property overlooking the Helford River near Falmouth.
Upcoming Events in and around St Ives
West Penwith & Europe
Guided walking and exploration holidays in Cornwall. Picture yourself hiking this spectacular coastline… walking through carpets of myriad wild flowers… intimately observing the seals below and the birds above… maybe even stopping for a delightful swim? We have been exploring the best of West Cornwall on foot for over 30 years. European walking tours too.
- 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.