St Ives, Cornwall (United Kingdom)
St. Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The town lies north of Penzance and west of Camborne on the coast of the Celtic Sea. The town is primarily a holiday resort and has become known of its number of artists.
In the centre of the St Ives are quaint fishing cottages, small alleys, craft and gift shops - often original, especially the paintings due to the influx earlier this century of artists from around Europe. There are a number of galleries to visit and some lovely beaches.
Things to See & Do
* Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden
* Carbis Bay
* Porthmeor and Porthminster beaches
* New Millennium Gallery
* Tate Gallery St Ives
Cruise Season – March - Dec
Currency – Pound Sterling (GBP)
Language – English
Land Area – 3,563 km² (Cornwall)
Population – 550,000 approx (Cornwall)
Electricity – 2 round pins European style.
Time – UTC plus zero hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 44
Travel Links - The nearest airports to St Ives are Newquay and Plymouth. Private jets, charters and helicopters are served by Perranporth airfield.
The town also has regular services by National Express Coach from London Victoria, Heathrow and other places in Britain. Buses also connect St Ives to nearby towns and villages, such as Zennor, Penzance and St Just.