St Ives Holiday Village
St Ives, Cornwall
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
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.http://www.cornwall-beaches.co.uk/north-coast/hayle-towans.htm
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 seahttp://porthmeor-beach.co.uk/
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.http://www.visitsealife.com/gweek/
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.http://www.landsend-landmark.co.uk/
The beautiful, mile-long sandy beach at Carbis Bay is one of Cornwall's finest and lies in a sheltered location near St Ives.http://www.beachesincornwall.co.uk/stives/carbisbay
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.http://www.tate.org.uk/visit/tate-st-ives
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 Septemberhttp://www.simplyscilly.co.uk/
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.http://www.boathousetheatre.com/
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.http://www.southwestcoastpath.com/
The Minack Theatre is Cornwall's world famous open-air theatre.http://www.minack.com/
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.http://www.flambards.co.uk/
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.http://www.scarlet-wines.co.uk/