St Ives cottage holidays Holiday rentals - country and coastal cottage to rent in St Ives

St Ivesis a seaside port in Cornwall. The town is North of Penzance and West of Camborne. The town is built on a narrow peninsula edged with sandy beaches. Extending out from the blissful harbour are a network of quaint cobbled streets lined with fishermen's cottages. St Ives, known for its surf beaches and it's rich artisctic heritage which honour numerous galleries including Tate St Ives with it's rotating modern exhibitions centering on British artists.

There are 4 main beaches within the town, all offering something different, Porthmeor is the best for surfing as it faces into the Atlantic. Porthminster is the second biggest and tucked around the corner from the train station away from the bustling town..

At a glance...
Restaurants 20+
Cycle Paths
Coastal Walks
Fabulous Beaches
Boat Trips
Family friendly
Car Recommended
Nearest beach (1kms)
Local airport Newquay (64km)
Nearest major airport Exeter (174km)
Nearest train station St Ives

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Cornwall boasts having one of the warmest climates in the UK making it the perfect place for a holiday cottage to discover and explore Cornwall and the South West country.

Things to see and do in St Ives

St Ives and the surrounding area is full of interesting villages, dramatic coastline, fabulous beaches and countryside to explore.

A few suggestions...
Spend a day at Porthminster or Porthmeor beach
Barbara Hepworth Museumx
Cornwall Coastal Path
Seal Island Boat Trip
Tate Gallery
Zennor Circular Walk


The quaint town of St Ives with a maze of cobbled streets known as The Down-a-long is the old, lower part of St Ives built on the narrow ledge of land that separates the Island to the rest of the town is full of cafes, shops and galleries. Treat yourself in one of the award winning beach cafes that offer delicious seafood and spectacular views. A real gem and for visitors of all ages wanting a family holiday, couples getaway, look no further.