Things to do in St. Ives & surrounding area

Out and about

Cycling | Surfing | Beach life | Fine dining | Walking | Golf | Rock Climbing | Sailing | Canoeing

There are so many things to do and places of interest to visit in Cornwall, the National Trust has many fine houses and gardens on its lists. There are quaint fishing villages such as Coverack and Portloe, Mousehole and Lamorna. Places of overwhelming beauty such as Kynance Cove, The Lizard Point and the Helford Passage.

Places of interest

The Eden Project, St. Austell

The 8th Wonder of the World and home to the world’s largest greenhouse

Tel 01726 811911

St. Michael’s Mount (National Trust) Marazion, near Penzance

The jewel in Cornwall’s crown, a fairytale island with an exotic garden, ancient harbour, a church and a medieval castle

Tel 01736 710507

Lands End

The most westerly point in mainland Britain. Rugged wave lashed cliffs and stunning views. Longships Lighthouse and Wolf Rock are off shore and the Isles of Scilly in the distance.

The Minack Theatre, Porthcurno, Penzance

A uniquely situated open-air theatre on the cliffs at Porthcurno, near Lands End

Tel 01736 810181

Coastal Walks

The entire coast of Cornwall is accessible via the coastal path

Isles of Scilly

Via Penzance by helicopter, boat or aeroplane. 30 miles off the top of Cornwall lies a subtropical paradise. Crystal clear sea, golden beaches and Tresco gardens.