"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

St Ives

St Ives (Cornish: Porth Ia, meaning St Ia's cove) 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. In former times it was commercially dependent on fishing. The decline in fishing, however, caused a shift in commercial emphasis and the town is now primarily a popular holiday resort, notably achieving the title of Best UK Seaside Town from the British Travel Awards in both 2010 and 2011. St Ives was incorporated by Royal Charter in 1639. St Ives has become renowned for its number of artists. It was named best seaside town of 2007 by the Guardian newspaper. It should not be confused with St Ive, a village and civil parish in south-east Cornwall.

Local authority: Cornwall Council

OS Grid Reference: SW518403

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Things to see and do in and around St Ives

  • Royal Cinema
  • Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden
  • Tate Gallery St Ives
  • Tate St Ives
  • Penwith Galleries
  • Hayle Swimming Pool
  • Paradise Park
  • Coast 2 Coast Karting
  • Loggans Moor Brewers Fayre
  • Chysauster Ancient Village

Tourist Information

St Ives
Tourist Information Centre
The Guildhall
Street-an-Pol
Cornwall
England
TR26 2DS

Phone 0905 252 2250
Email info@stivestic.co.uk
http://www.stivestic.co.uk/

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Weather

Forecast for Sunday 28 May

06:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 3mph.
E
Pressure 1018
Humidity 96%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
NE
Pressure 1017
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 51%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
ENE
Pressure 1016
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 36%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
E
Pressure 1014
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 51%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
E
Pressure 1013
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 45%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
ESE
Pressure 1013
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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