ATTRACTIONS – ST IVES
Guided tours of St Ives – 07816 180639 – www.guidedtoursofstives.co.uk
St Ives has a unique history, take a tour and find out more. A tour will give you insight into the history and art of St.Ives.
Storywalks with Shanty Baba – Lantern Ghost story walk – 07986 123305 – www.ShantyBaba.com
As an eerie darkness falls over the town come with Shanty, as he lights his hurricane lantern to show you “the darker side of St.Ives”
St.Ives Comedy walk-
A hilariously funny and quirky tour of St.Ives. From history with a humorous twist, modern art with a pinch of salt, this comical cocktail will have you laughing around town.
St.Ives Pirate Walk-
A swashbuckling high seas adventure of pirate stories, instruction in the code and buried treasure right here is St.Ives
Dolly Pentreath boat trips- 07851 170167- www.stivesboattours.co.uk
The Dolly Pentreath is a locally built replica of traditional Cornish wooden Lugger. The Boat runs trips to the local attractions that include; Seal Island, Bay and Beaches, Mackerel fishing and private charter.
St.Ives Bay Line – www.cornwallwidelifetrust.org.uk – 01872 273939
– National rail Enquiries – 08457 48 49 50
Spotting Cornwall’s wildlife by train! Enjoy one of the best scenic short train journeys in Britain on the St Ives Bay Line. The train winds along the edge of the tidal waters of the Hayle Estuary where in winter you can see thousands of seabirds. Then turn the corner across sand dunes and the cliffs leading to St.Ives with stunning views of sandy beaches, the sea and St.Ives Harbour with its little boat.
Leach Pottery – 01736 799703 – www.leachpottery.com
The Leach Pottery is probably the most famous and certainly the most influential studio pottery in the world.A museum has been created on site to celebrate the life, work, influences and legacy of Bernard Leach. Exhibition, gallery and shop spaces provide regular shows throughout the year featuring work by leading regional, national and international studio potters.
Barbara Hepworth Museum – 01736 796226 – www.tate.org.uk/visit/tate-st-ives/barbara-hepworth-museum
This hidden gem in the heart of St Ives provides an opportunity to gain a remarkable insight into the work and outlook of one of Britain’s most important 20th century artists. With a tranquil sculpture garden, museum and workshop this is where Hepworth lived and worked for over 20 years.
Tate St Ives – 01736 796226 – www.tate.org.uk/stives
The bold beautiful building of Tate St Ives with spectacular views over Porthmeor Beach displays British and international modern and contemporary art. The Tate is family friendly and offers a range of events and activities throughout the year. Enjoy views of the old town and menus based on premium Cornish produce in the Café.
St.Ives Surf School – 01736 793 938 – www.stivessurfschool.co.uk
Situated on Porthmeor Beach, learn to surf with trained instructors on a blue flag beach in the centre of St Ives. Open seven days a week, the surf school provides a wide range of surf coaching, whether its beginner, intermediate or advance, there is something for everyone.
Kidz R Us Theatre – 01736 797007 www.kidzrus.net/index.php
Kidz R Us is a St Ives-based Youth Theatre company and registered charity. Founded in 1994, it performs a full programme of shows throughout the year
St.Ives Leisure Centre- 01736 797006 www.carrickleisure.co.uk
A fully- equipped modern leisure centre with spectacular views of St.Ives and the bay from the pool and gym.
West Cornwall Golf Club – 01736 753177 – www.westcornwallgolfclub.co.uk
West Cornwall Golf Club is probably one of the finest links courses in Cornwall. The course has a magnificent setting and has been moulded around the natural contours of the sand dunes that form part of the Hayle Estuary and Porth Kidney Sands. There are panoramic views from almost every hole with St. Ives Bay and Godrevy Lighthouse forming a memorable backdrop to this gem of a links. Visitor and societies are made more than welcome with discounted green fees and packages to include breakfast, lunch and dinner available.