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Things to do in St Ives

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Ranked #1 of 21 attractions in St Ives
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Owner description: This half-mile-long beach with firm sands is a popular recreational area around St. Ives, where all amenities are available,... more » Owner description: This half-mile-long beach with firm sands is a popular recreational area around St. Ives, where all amenities are available, including beach chalets. « less
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Ranked #2 of 21 attractions in St Ives
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
A favorite place for a family outing, this lovely stretch of beach overlooks Godrevy Lighthouse in the distance.
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Ranked #3 of 21 attractions in St Ives
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Ranked #4 of 21 attractions in St Ives
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Ranked #5 of 21 attractions in St Ives
Category: Trails; Outdoors
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Ranked #6 of 21 attractions in St Ives
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Owner description: This picturesque bay, located in St Ives, offers outstanding views and a magnificent sandy beach offering many recreational... more » Owner description: This picturesque bay, located in St Ives, offers outstanding views and a magnificent sandy beach offering many recreational activities such as swimming, boating, surfing, rock climbing and tennis. « less
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Ranked #7 of 21 attractions in St Ives
Category: Art Museums; Gardens; Museums

Visiting the Barbara Hepworth Museum & Sculpture Garden gives a remarkable insight into one of the 20 th Century’s most important sculptors. Sculptures in bronze, stone and... more »

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Ranked #8 of 21 attractions in St Ives
Category: Islands; Outdoors
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Ranked #9 of 21 attractions in St Ives
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Ranked #10 of 21 attractions in St Ives
Category: Museums

The St Ives Museum is on Wheal Dream between The Harbour and Porthgwidden Beach. Entry is just £2 for adults and 50p for children. The museum is open from Easter to the end of... more »

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Ranked #11 of 21 attractions in St Ives
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #12 of 21 attractions in St Ives
Category: Scenic Railroads; Landmarks
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Ranked #13 of 21 attractions in St Ives
Category: Cemeteries; Cultural
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Ranked #14 of 21 attractions in St Ives
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Ranked #15 of 21 attractions in St Ives
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Pick up a painting, sculpture or ceramic from this gallery that features works of local artists.
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Ranked #16 of 21 attractions in St Ives
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Ranked #17 of 21 attractions in St Ives
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Established in 1996, this gallery showcases a unique collection of modern fine art and ceramics.
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Ranked #18 of 21 attractions in St Ives
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Ranked #19 of 21 attractions in St Ives
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Ranked #20 of 21 attractions in St Ives
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: International Modern and Contemporary ArtOpen March – OctoberDaily 10.00–17.20, last admission 17.00Open November –... more » Owner description: International Modern and Contemporary ArtOpen March – OctoberDaily 10.00–17.20, last admission 17.00Open November – FebruaryTuesday – Sunday 10.00–16.20, last admission 16.00Closed 24, 25 and 26 December « less
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Owner description: A 4.5 mile walk along the South West Coast Path to blow away the cobwebs, travelling alongside the railway line high above St... more » Owner description: A 4.5 mile walk along the South West Coast Path to blow away the cobwebs, travelling alongside the railway line high above St Ives Bay, through an area rich in ancient history, from Stone Age times to the nineteenth century, when lookouts watched out for the pilchard shoals arriving in the bay. Return to Lelant by train. « less
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