St Ives cottages
The popular seaside town of St Ives lies on one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in Cornwall. With sparkling turquoise waters and gorgeous sandy beaches, it really is the jewel in Cornwall’s crown. Home to the Tate St Ives Gallery as well as lots of little cultural hubs, it is also renowned for its restaurants, bursting with fresh seafood and its proximity to a selection of beautiful coastal and country villages.
Why visit St Ives?
The combination of a mild climate, world-class beaches and pretty little streets brimming with art and culture, St Ives has plenty going for it. Packed with things to do and see, the Tate St Ives Gallery has to be high on the list of places to visit, as are the various potteries and shops in the town.
Things to do in St Ives:
As well as the countless galleries and shops in its maze of streets, seafood restaurants fill the town and the harbour is a lovely place to watch the fishing boats bring in their catch. Porthmeor Beach and Porthgwidden Cove are popular as is the South West Coast Path for walkers, with or without a dog.
Why stay in a St Ives cottage?
Our cottages in St Ives are ideally positioned to help you make the most of the beautiful Cornish coast. Offering everything from coastal cottages with sea views to houses with swimming pools, dog-friendly cottages and luxury retreats, we will have the perfect property for your stay in St Ives, as well as a range of Cornwall cottages in the surrounding area for you to choose from too.
Three must-see things in St Ives:
- Head to the Tate St Ives Gallery for the chance to see a great collection of art and fascinating temporary exhibitions.
- Spend a day at Porthminster Beach with its sheltered sands and calm waters.
- Soak up some of the creative atmosphere with the help of the St Ives School of Painting.