"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 Friday 24 March

06:00


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
ENE
Pressure 1022
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
E
Pressure 1025
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
E
Pressure 1027
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
ENE
Pressure 1028
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
NE
Pressure 1028
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
NE
Pressure 1029
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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