St Ives Holiday Hamper Competition

To qualify, please click one of the share buttons below and then enter your name and email in the competition entry form. Competition closes on 28th July 2017 – we’ll notify the lucky winner by email following the closing.

St Ives Food Festival 2017

Every year, lovers of food, drink and fun flock to St Ives for our legendary Food Festival. Taking place on the sandy shores of Porthminster Beach, come by on the 13th and 14th of May to see what all the fuss is about! If you can’t wait that long, we’ve got a quick rundown of what you can expect.

Tate St Ives Re-Opens

The renowned Tate St Ives has once again opened its doors to the public after an 18 month refurbishment, bringing a buzz to the seaside town. After much anticipation, we’re excited to see what’s been going on inside the building and what we can expect in the future from the prestigious gallery.

The Story of Red Sails – St Ives Cornwall

Red Sails Holiday Cottage St Ives Cornwall

With a Grade II listing, Red Sails is one of our many properties of historical notability. The quaint, three-storey cottage was previously built for fishermen and their families, showing how life and work were so closely intertwined, and is dated back to the first half of the 19th century. It contains many of the original features and is steeped in … Read More

New Year’s Eve in St Ives

What began as a little bit of fun for locals has quickly turned into something that attracts people from across the whole of the UK, and is one of the countries most anticipated New Year’s Eve celebrations. Yes, we’re talking about New Years in St Ives! Every year, 1,000’s of people flock to the seaside town in Cornwall to welcome … Read More

Dog Friendly St Ives

As Autumn draws in the dog beach ban lifts in St Ives. Us locals (and visitors alike) are keen to get back on the beaches with our dogs. The weather down here is superb at the moment: glorious sunrises and sunsets, misty mornings and golden leaves on the trees. Where better to spend a break with your pet?  We can’t … Read More

St Ives September Festival 2016

Thirty-eight years after its debut, the St Ives September festival is still one of the most popular and diverse cultural experiences in Cornwall. This year, the festival runs from Saturday 10th to Saturday 24th September, and boasts a huge line-up of acts and events. Music, theatre, poetry, art exhibitions and a whole host of other unmissable experiences are on offer … Read More

St Ives – September Festival & Much More

The beautiful Cornish town of St Ives is synonymous with sea, sand and sunshine. It is also a mecca for the arts, with artists of all fields having made a beeline for the resort since the mid-1800s. So combine the atypical British climate with the stunning scenery and the renowned respect shown to the artistic community, and you have the … Read More

Five Reasons for a Family Friendly Holiday in St Ives

When it comes to planning holidays away as a family, you’ve likely got a lot of criteria to fill. Everybody wants something different, and sometimes tastes can be conflicting. Choosing to visit St Ives however solves all of your problems. It’s a place the whole family can enjoy, the ideal destination for a truly memorable getaway.

4 Reasons Why You Should Consider a Week in Cornwall

Want to come to Cornwall, but aren’t sure you’ve got the time? Many people instantly think of spending a couple of weeks in the south west. It’s a big commitment, both in terms of time and money, so it’s not surprising that you might decide you can’t make it.

Tate St Ives Phase Two Improvement Works Continue

It’s hard to think of St Ives without thinking of the Tate. The town has been synonymous with art and artists for such a long time that the gallery feels as if it has always been there. The Tate has gone through several improvements over the years to ensure it offers the best possible experience to art lovers. For the … Read More

St Erth to St Ives a Great British Rail Journey

Most of the time you go on holiday, the journey is simply something you need to do to get to an exciting attraction or beautiful landscape. Nothing could be further from the truth when it comes to visiting the world-famous seaside town of St Ives. Visiting by rail, the journey takes you along some of the most beautiful and picturesque … Read More

The St Ives Society of Artists Members’ Spring Show

St Ives Society of Artists is a key player in the town’s vibrant and thriving arts culture. Comprising 70 members, the Society was one of the first organisations to bring the many artists living in or visiting St Ives together to celebrate their talents and creations. The Society holds multiple exhibitions throughout the year, featuring work from resident and guest … Read More

Abstract Art comes to St Ives as Kazimir Malevich comes to Tate Modern

St Ives is a much respected and well known place for arts among the international community. Its history, influence, and claims to fame mean that its galleries can display some of the finest works by the most talented and significant artists of any generation. The Tate St Ives is a valuable and necessary part of the Tate family, cementing the … Read More

St Ives Summer – What Can I Expect?

St Ives is one of those places which is fantastic all year around, and there is no denying that summer is when the town really comes alive. There’s always something happening, and in a town this vibrant, you can be sure there will be an event that tickles your fancy. There are plenty of things to see and do, and … Read More

Autumn Holidays in St Ives

It’s too easy to overlook the fact Cornwall is a wonderful place to be at all times of year. You probably instantly think of beaches and ice creams, and other things you can do in the hot weather. There is so much more to Cornwall than those frantic summer months. Most of the people may leave, and the sun may … Read More

St Ives September Festival 2013 – a small taster

The very first St Ives September Festival in 1978 was an ambitious affair that brought together folk music, fine arts, poetry, chamber music, dance, theatre and arts & craft. Having run for 35 years, the St Ives September Festival once again returns with an impressive programme of events. For those planning a short break in St Ives, the September Festival … Read More

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