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St. Ives United Kingdom, Cornwall

Top reasons to visit:

  • Beach (383)
  • Relaxation (168)
  • Scenery (141)
  • Art (117)
  • Food (114)
  • Shopping (101)
  • Art Galleries (83)
  • Sand Beaches (82)
  • Walking (80)
  • Seafood (75)

The beach means different things to different people. What did the beach in St. Ives mean to you?

Anonymous, Unknown location

7 days ago Report

Beautiful golden sands at Carbis bay and azure sea are just fab for everyone families included

Sheer cliffs or soft sand? What makes the coast perfect for walks in St. Ives?

valerie
valerie, United Kingdom

19 days ago Report

Rugged coast with coves and sandy beaches. Some wild seas and rocks in one direction but longer sandy beaches and calmer seas in the other. Seals and plenty of birds.

What made the beach in St. Ives unforgettable?

Anonymous, Unknown location

20 days ago Report

Pure white sands; turquoise seas. 4 beaches!

Why do you recommend St. Ives for food?

Janice
Janice, United Kingdom

17 days ago Report

Good value selection of bistros/cafés, take outs & bakeries offering local Cornish produce as well as cuisine from further away.

Where should people go if they don't want to eat in a tourist trap?

valerie
valerie, United Kingdom

19 days ago Report

We loved "The Loft". Not cheap but the food was delicious and the wine very reasonably priced. The waitresses were friendly but professional. In all one of our nicest meals anywhere. 3 courses: £100 for 2 including wine.

Tell us what you really thought about the art in St. Ives?

Anne
Anne, United Kingdom

29 days ago Report

The artists in St Ives have made an impressive contribution to British art
  • Walking 80 endorsements

Why do people say St. Ives can be seen best by foot?

Ann
Ann, United Kingdom

13 days ago Report

Roads are too narrow for cars around many of the interesting places
  • Relaxation 168 endorsements

Tell us about your most relaxing moments in St. Ives.

valerie
valerie, United Kingdom

19 days ago Report

Sitting on the headland watching the sea
  • Seafood 75 endorsements

What seafood experience in St. Ives is still on your mind?

Marios
Marios, Cyprus

2 days ago Report

muscles were excellent
  • Beaches for Kids 31 endorsements

What did your kids enjoy the most at the beaches in St. Ives?

Kevin
Kevin, Australia

29 days ago Report

We don't didn't have children on this trip
  • Water Sports 9 endorsements

What's your best tip for water-sport novices in St. Ives?

Michael
Michael, United Kingdom

8 days ago Report

The St Ives Surf School and beach area provides everything for beach activities for all the family
  • Boating 13 endorsements

What kind of boating is St. Ives best for?

Wes
Wes, United Kingdom

25 days ago Report

Boat trips across the harbour some are self-drive.
  • Scenery 141 endorsements
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What effect did the scenery in St. Ives have on you?

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  • Shopping 101 endorsements
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