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St Ives Holiday Village

St Ives, Cornwall - Tel: 01736 752000

St Ives Holiday Village | A Big and Lively Park

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St Ives Holiday Village is situated in the picturesque fishing harbour and seaside town which was voted best family holiday destination by Coast magazine and one of TripAdvisor’s top 10 European beaches- the perfect place for a UK break.

There is a wonderful maze of cobbled streets and fisherman’s cottages, the working harbour with a range of boat trips, independent shops and plenty of ancient pubs and award winning restaurants.

If you are interested in art there is so much to do in St Ives whilst you are on your Cornwall holidays. You can visit the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden in St Ives where physical sculptures by one of the country’s most important 20th century artists are exhibited in relaxing gardens. Or why not enjoy Tate St Ives which opened in 1993, the impressive gallery holds hundreds of works produced by the St. Ives School from the late 1800's through to the 21st century.

When it comes to beaches in St Ives there are lots to choose from! With an irregular-shaped coastline, St Ives beaches stick out in different directions, which guarantee sunlight all day along with the Blue Flag beaches which are perfect for surfing and windsurfing.  Experience our luxury Cornwall lodges and the feel of a traditional English seaside town, go crabbing, head to the famous Goderevy lighthouse or head out to the South West Coastal path for a chance to see basking sharks and seals.

Hayle Towans Beach
Beaches

Hayle Towans Beach

This expanse of beach is what makes up most of Hayle's '3 miles of golden sand'. At low tide all the Hayle beaches join up to provide an impressive stretch of sand popular with sand yachts and kite buggies. The beach is so vast that it very rarely gets crowded.

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Porthmeor Beach
Beaches

Porthmeor Beach

Porthmeor Beach is a truly magical place. St Ives is considered to be the 'jewel of the South West' and the sandy shoreline of Porthmeor is a haven for surfers and a firm favourite with families looking for a fun day out by the sea

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National Seal Sanctuary
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National Seal Sanctuary

Situated in 40 acres of stunning Cornish countryside, The Seal Sanctuary in Gweek is the only fully operational seal rescue centre in Cornwall.

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Land's End
Attractions

Land's End

The beautiful scenery of Land's End has made it one of Britain's favourite destinations for days out. At the most south-westerly point of mainland Britain, you can appreciate fully how the relationship between land and sea is constantly changing.

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Carbis Bay
Beaches

Carbis Bay

The beautiful, mile-long sandy beach at Carbis Bay is one of Cornwall's finest and lies in a sheltered location near St Ives.

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Tate St Ives
Attractions

Tate St Ives

Tate St Ives is an art gallery in St Ives,exhibiting work by modern British artists. Tate is family-friendly and welcomes young and old alike.

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Isles of Scilly
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Isles of Scilly

The Isles of Scilly are like nowhere else in England. A beautiful cluster of islands off the coast of Cornwall - a world apart from everyday life. Sail to the islands 7 days a week from June to September

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Boathouse Theatre
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Boathouse Theatre

Just a stone's throw from the harbour front this old boat store was originally a Pilchard Cellar and has now been given a new lease of life as a charming little theatre which will host plays and puppet shows throughout the year.

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South West Coastal Path
Walks & Cycle Routes

South West Coastal Path

Where else can you walk along 630 miles of such superb coastline? The heritage, wildlife, geology and scenery along the way are truly inspirational and every day walking it brings stunning new experiences.

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Minack Theatre
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Minack Theatre

The Minack Theatre is Cornwall's world famous open-air theatre.

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Flambards
Attractions

Flambards

Flambards is the West Country's leading family attraction with rides for everyone, family fun and entertainment. Don't forget to visit the award-winning and unique exhibitions including the The Victorian Village and the Britain in the Blitz.

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Richards of Cornwall Farm Shop
Food & Drink

Richards of Cornwall Farm Shop

Family friendly run shop located at their family farm in Hayle. They sell a huge range of the finest produce that Cornwall has to offer, most of the suppliers are small artisan producers who care about their customer's food. Stock includes fruit & vegetables,free range meat & poultry, dairy and jams, chutneys & sauces. 

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Trevaskis Farm Shop
Food & Drink

Trevaskis Farm Shop

One of the largest farm shops in Cornwall, Trevaskis Farm Shop offers the finest fresh fruit and vegetables, butchery, fishmongers, deli, local spirits, dairy and bakery for all of your essential food needs. You can enjoy a hearty meal in the Farmhouse Kitchen Restaurant and even pick your own fruit and veg to take home! 

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Scarlet Wines & The Vineyard Table
Food & Drink

Scarlet Wines & The Vineyard Table

Scarlet Wines & Vineyard Table is a wine shop, delicatessen and restaurant located in Lelant, Cornwall. They usually have about 300 wines in stock at any time plus another 30 beers and ciders, 20 sherries and ports and around 90 spirits. They keep the list updated as they discover new treasures and they always aim for something artisan, hand crafted, unusual and, above all, delicious. Pop in to for a relaxed atmosphere and a great range of produce. 

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Trewidden Garden
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Trewidden Garden

Trewidden Garden is steeped in history as well as natural beauty. Originally planted by T B Bolitho in the late 19th Century, the 15 acre garden offers an unforgettable orchestra of colour throughout the year and particularly during the spring months. This dog friendly attraction you can discover a variety of trees and shrubs, many of which are over 100 years old and species of plants rarely seen grown in this country.

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St Michael's Mount
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St Michael's Mount

The National Trust's St Michael's Mount, Cornwall, is a rocky island crowned by a medieval church and castle. Explore medieval pathways, sub-tropical garden, the castle and harbour whilst admiring the views and history that lives on every step. 

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Lost Gardens of Heligan
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Lost Gardens of Heligan

One of the most popular botanical gardens in the UK, you will find the 19th century Gardenesque style attraction simply stunning. Explore areas of different character, styles and designs. 25 years ago Heligan's historic gardens were unknown but by a chance discovery of a door in the ruins led to the restoration of the estate. 

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Eden Project
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Eden Project

Dubbed the Eighth Wonder of the World by some, the Eden Project is a dramatic global garden housed in tropical biomes that nestle in a crater the size of 30 football pitches. Explore the largest indoor rainforest in the world and enjoy special events throughout the year. 

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Paradise Park
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Paradise Park

Award-winning Paradise Park features over 130 species, including many colourful birds, flamingos, parrots, eagles, plus, otters, red pandas, donkeys and so much more. Amazing summer flying shows, close encounters and a huge JungleBarn indoor play centre. See website for what's on and daily events.

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St Ives Farmers' Market
Food & Drink

St Ives Farmers' Market

The market runs every Thursday throughout the year from 9.30am until 2.00pm at St Ives Guildhall. 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. The market aims for high standards in animal welfare and they favour free range and organic producers, and avoid factory-farmed meats.

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Carbis Bay to St Ives
Walks & Cycle Routes

Carbis Bay to St Ives

Distance: 1.2 miles (2km) Difficulty: Easy. This very gentle stroll travels above the railway line, with spectacular views over St Ives Bay. People have lived and worked here since Stone Age times, and there are relics and stories of the past throughout including prehistoric field systems, a Celtic saint's medieval chapel and a fishermen's lookout hut, as well as shipwrecks, railways, mining and a twentieth-century novelist. Take the train back to Carbis Bay from St Ives station

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Hayle to St Ives
Walks & Cycle Routes

Hayle to St Ives

Distance: 6.1 miles (9.8km) Difficulty: Moderate The route from Britain's oldest swing bridge leads you along roads following the Hayle Estuary. You are able to take small detours in places in order to reach the muddy flats which are home to many different species of birdlife. The Path also follows part of the ancient pilgrim route called St Michael's Way which led pilgrims across Cornwall from Lelant to Marazion, near Penzance. Follow the railway line to St Ives before arriving at the large, sheltered expanse of golden sand that is Porthminster Beach.

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Sennen Cove Beach
Beaches

Sennen Cove Beach

Sennen Cove is one of Cornwall's most stunning beaches just 1.5km from Lands End not only is Sennen family friendly, having RNLI lifeguards daily throughout the season, Sennen also offers some of the finest surf in the UK.

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Porthminster Beach
Beaches

Porthminster Beach

Large sheltered Blue Flag family beach. Porthminster beach is right next to St Ives train station and a large car park. It is around 5 minutes walk from the town centre and catered for by the award winning Porthminster cafe. Seasonal dog ban in place May to September.

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Lakeside Cabin Cafe
Food & Drink

Lakeside Cabin Cafe

The cafe is set overlooking the spectacular Nance fishing lakes, a beautiful backdrop to compliment any meal. Relax in the cafe garden overlooking the peace and tranquility of the crystal lakes or pop into the farm shop to stock up on fresh, local produce. A stroll around the lakes is the perfect way to end your meal (or walk off some of that cream tea). Make sure you bring a camera!

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The Watermill Pub & Restaurant
Food & Drink

The Watermill Pub & Restaurant

Situated in beautiful surroundings, The Watermill, built in the late 18th century has extensive gardens with a stunning panorama across open countryside. The mill stream that meanders through the gardens still feeds the original waterwheel which is still in operation.

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Cornwall Gold & Tolgus Mill
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Cornwall Gold & Tolgus Mill

With more than 18 acres in the heart of Cornwall's beautiful mining landscape, explore Tolgus Tin and Cornwall's mining heritage, enjoy award-winning Cornish food, relax by riverside views, shop unique Cornish jewellery and gifts plus take part in a wide variety of family activities suitable to keep the whole family entertained. A uniquely Cornish day out, not to be missed! Free parking and admission, open daily.

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West Cornwall Bike Hire
Walks & Cycle Routes

West Cornwall Bike Hire

Bike Hire for all the family from just £10 per bike. Helmet, locks and local cycle route map free with every rental. Bikes for all sizes and ages. Choose from Mountain Bikes, Road Bikes or Hybrids. Child Seats available.  Free delivery to St Ives Holiday Village for 4 bikes or more. Book at Reception or call 01736 755493.

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St Ives
Attractions

St Ives

St Ives – the dazzling jewel in Cornwall's crown. A picturesque fishing harbour and seaside town. Voted best family holiday destination by Coast magazine and one of TripAdvisor's top 10 European beaches. Wander through the maze of narrow cobbled streets, independent shops and fisherman's cottages in the heart of St Ives.

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St Ives Boats
Attractions

St Ives Boats

St Ives Boats offer daily boat trips leaving from St Ives harbour. Seal watching along the magnificent Cornish Coast at Seal Island and across the bay at the famous Godrevy Lighthouse, St Ives Boats explore one of the UK’s most stunning areas. 

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St Ives Holiday Village David Bellamy Conservation Award - Honey Bee Friendly
St Ives Holiday Village David Bellamy Conservation Award - Hedgerows
St Ives Holiday Village David Bellamy Conservation Award - Silver
St Ives Holiday Village Cornwall Tourism Award - Bronze
St Ives Holiday Village Green Tourism Award - Silver
St Ives Holiday Village Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence
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Award Winning Holidays

Cornwall Tourism Award 2018 Bronze
Devon Tourism Award 2018 Bronze
Somerset Tourism Award 2018 Gold
Cornwall Tourism Award 2019 Highly Commended