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Its not surprising that artists, past and present have made their home in St Ives. Perhaps it’s the famous quality of the light in West Cornwall that draws them, however there are many more reasons why St Ives a desirable place to live.
The town itself is a maze of cobbled streets full of charming fisherman’s cottages and pretty shops. They lead down to the four beautiful sandy beaches. Porthgwidden and Harbour Beach are sheltered, Porthminster is perfect for families and Porthmeor is a popular surfing destination.
The compact nature of the town, means that art lovers are never far from amazing galleries, artist’s studios and museums The recently refurbished Tate St Ives sits proudly above Porthmeor beach. Within a few minutes of sitting watching the breakers roll in from the Atlantic and with sand still between your toes, you can be standing in front of the best examples of Cornish contemporary art.
More than a picture postcard town, it has a strong arts and music scene. The growing popularity of the book festival in May and the Music festival in September are a testament to the spirit and the strength of the community who call St Ives their home.
Tesco, The Cornish Deli, The Farmers Market
Hub St Ives, Porthmeor Beach Café, Porthminster Beach Café, The Seafood Café, The Bean Inn, The Sloop Inn, The Badger Inn
St Ives Surf Club, Leisure Centre, St Ives Tennis Club
Porthmeor, Porthgwidden, Harbour, Porthminster, Carbis Bay 2.7 miles
West Cornwall Golf Club, West Cornwall Golf Club, Tregenna Golf Club
St Ives station (connects with St Erth on the mainline to Paddington)
12 minutes (4 miles) from A30 the main arterial route through Cornwall
Tate St Ives, Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Gardens, Paradise Park, Leach Pottery