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St Ives offers superb sandy beaches, ideal for swimming and surfing, while for those wishing to explore further afield, there is a coastal path in both directions and many beautiful coves, headlands and landmarks (Cape Cornwall, Lands End, Sennen Cove, St Michael's Mount) within easy driving distance.

Sports:

dot Watersports
dot Horse Riding
dot Golf within 30 mins drive
dot Fishing                                                                                           

Family swimming and body boarding beaches

Porthmeor

Porthgwidden

Porthminster

Harbour

Carbis Bay

Top 5 surfing spots in the area:

Porthmeor;

Gwithian

Godrevy

Sennen Cove

Portreath

For tide times and surfing conditions please visit www magicseaweed.com

Coastal walking, bird watching, wild flower walks, foraging, fishing, dolphin and basking shark trips from St Ives and Penzance

Restaurants:- award winning restaurants in St Ives

ART

Tate St Ives

Barbara Hepworth Gallery and Garden

Bernard Leach Pottery

St Ives School of Painting

Newlyn School of Art

Gardens;- 

Hardy Exotics 

www nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-trengwaintongarden

www heligan.com

www edenproject.com

Adventure Sports JB Adventures

Boat and fishing trips

St Ives Surf School

Coastal walks

Family Days out

Paradise Park 

An excellent location for the kids and family whatever the weather containing an excellent play area and animal park to explore. 

Crealy 

A fabulous children’s adventure park packed with rides, activities and indoor play areas.