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Guided Tours of St Ives

St Ives, England
07816 180639
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Ranked #4 of 13 Activities in St Ives
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Owner description: Enjoy a 75 minute walking tour of the beautiful town of St Ives in West Cornwall. Drop-on tours run every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, departing... more » Owner description: Enjoy a 75 minute walking tour of the beautiful town of St Ives in West Cornwall. Drop-on tours run every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, departing from the Guildhall at 11am prompt, and take you on a fascinating meander through the colourful history of St Ives. On Mondays we invite you to the "Welcome to St Ives" tour, a perfect introduction for new visitors and tour virgins. On Wednesdays we go into a little more depth on the "Story of St Ives" tour, and on Thursdays we delve into "The Art of St Ives", giving an insight into the history of the world-famous St Ives art colony.All tours cost just £5 per person, and kids under 12 go free. Private tours are available from £25 if you cannot make one of the drop-on tours. « less
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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Thank you so much to Dawn, our walking tour guide. Her enthusiasm for and love of St Ives shone through on this tour. We found out so much about the history of St Ives as well as interesting local information. The best five pounds you can spend in St Ives.

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Dartmoor National Park, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

A walking tour around 90 minutes long offering a good insight to the history of the town. The speaker spoke with good knowledge and clarity. An enjoyable tour for adults.

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London, United Kingdom
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17 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We visited St Ives in May and joined the tour, not having had time to book in advance. It was just as described by other reviewers; very knowledgeable, friendly and informative. Highly recommended!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

This morning I did a walking tour, over 2 hours with Tony a local retired school teacher. This was the best local tour I have done anywhere. Tony was informative interesting and gave great insight into this very beautiful place. All for a tiny sum of money!!

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Ravenstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Last week we joined Dawn on her Monday walking tour and had a wonderful time. Her enthusiasm was catching and was not dampened by a sudden shower,.After hearing Dawn's explanations about street and house names we looked on the town in a new light and investigated more than we may otherwise have done. We also particularly enjoyed seeing the paintings... More

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Ramsbury, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

More of a review of the whole town but go to st ives and you wont be disappointed.lovely cobbled streets,fantastic beaches,quaint shops and some great little gift shops.loads of gallerys .

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Shepperton, England
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83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We have just returned from a wild and windy walk round St Ives with Dawn which was a real treat. From the moment Dawn met us on the steps of the Guildhall you knew it was going to be a good walk. Dawn was so friendly and so informative with many anecdotes that a guide book wouldn't Always include. We... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

A friend and I joined Dawn Bright for one of her walks around St Ives on Monday, 2nd September. It was our first visit to the resort and Dawn brought the history of the place alive by her well-informed, enthusiastic and humorous talk. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience and did not mind in the least that the walk overran its... More

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Droitwich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

We unknowingly happened to be in St Ives for the weekend Food and Drink Festival in early May and accidentally came across an advertisement for Dawn's Guided Tour of St Ives (£5 for a 75 minute tour), linking it with the Festival, and including 3 'tastings' on our way round. These added even more interest to the fantastic tour. As... More

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Radstock
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

A thoroughly enjoyable 1.5 hour walking guided tour of St Ives covering briefly some of the history focusing on fishing, mining and art and linking it together. Our guide was called Dawn Bright and we think her obvious knowledge and enthusiasm added enormously to the experience. At £5 per person great value. Thoroughly recommended.

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