The beautiful seaside resort of St Ives is on the South West coast of England, close to Penzance and Falmouth. The harbour here is one of the most famous throughout the country. The opportunity for watersports here at the Celtic Sea attracts visitors in their thousands to this town in Cornwall every year. There are many great surfing schools here who offer lessons right from a beginners level. You can also kayak whilst staying in a St Ives holiday cottage with many tours available along the Celtic Sea; fantastic for those who love activities on their holiday!
What do to whilst staying in a St Ives holiday cottage
If you are wanting to put your feet up and relax whilst staying here, then there are large number of beaches to visit which are perfect for sunbathing during the summer. The Porthmeor Beach with it's magnificent sands and recreational area, the Gwithian Beach with it's great views overlooking the sea and the Porthminster Beach is great for a long walk during the day or evening. All of these beaches offer great cafés and restaurants nearby, so why not sample traditional British cuisine whilst staying in St Ives accommodation. Fish and chips, pie and peas or a traditional Sunday Roast are just three of the popular meals here so why not search for a quaint, family-friendly local pub to sample these or pop into a local café and you will most definitely be served with the best service; something the Britons are known for. For more great destinations in Cornwall, check out the following suggestions:
- Fowey, a quaint little seaeside town.
- Porthleven, Cornwall's most southerly port.
- Mevagissey, a town full of Celtic history.
- Falmouth, Britain's sailing central.
St Ives holiday apartments – just the start of your holiday
Why not travel more North to the locations of Newquay and Plymouth up on your stay in St Ives accommodation and make the most of your trip to England. Cornwall is extremely diverse and there are a variety of towns, villages and cities to visit here. Enjoy your holiday!