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Coastal Holidays in St Ives

Who could resist the charm and beauty of St Ives it really is a fantastic holiday destination. Even though it is very busy in the summer months it remains true to its history, character and charm. St Ives is named after St Eia and is located on the north coast headland of the far west. The narrow cobbled streets are packed full of charm and character and they gently wind between fishermen’s cottages. The cobbled streets are full of craft shops, local produce and gift shops.

St Ives is an excellent place to stay in the summer months, but has much to offer all year round. Many artists are attracted to St Ives many because of the light St Ives has to offer, there is something very special about it. The Tate Gallery is located in St Ives, for those of you who love art and it is located overlooking Porthmear beach. The Barbara Hepworth museum and the potter Bernard Leach’s studio are also located in St Ives.

St Ives has a working harbour which has a very sandy beach, there are another two main beaches called Porthmear and Porthminster, both very stunning. St Ives boasts plenty of top restaurants, bars and shops, suitable for all tastes. Why not have a wonder around the shops and then look forward to a fabulous relaxing lunch by the sea?

St Ives is packed full of history and charm that can still be seen today, that is one of the great things about St Ives, it may be a popular holiday destination but it still keeps its charm and character, it is unspoilt. In September St Ives has a music festival, there is something going on all the time here.

St Ives has an excellent choice of hotels to choose from, if you fancy treating yourself to something special, or maybe a bed and breakfast there are so many to choose from you will be spoilt for choice. St Ives also has a great choice of self catering accommodation, including holiday parks, cottages and apartments, this way you can discover what St Ives has to offer in your own time, it will enable you to go sightseeing at your own pace, especially good if you are taking the whole family, (including the family pooch) you will feel like your home from home. St Ives offers the cleanest air and the cleanest beaches, with superb tropical gardens, thanks to its mild climate.

St Ives is such a beautiful place it never fails to take your breath away, with world class beaches, stunning scenery, cobbled streets, galleries, beach sports, there is just everything here, and the best thing is, it can be enjoyed all year round, there is always something to do in St Ives and no matter what time of year you visit, you will always stop and stare at the beauty, charm and character of this very special place.


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