: Newquay Airport
: St Ives station
: A30 link to M5
: 1 Lower Saltings, ON beach & 1 Ropewalk 50metres
: The Sloop - oldest pub in St Ives
: Tregenna Hotel
: Porthmeor Beach cafe and Tate gallery cafe
Car: not necessary
1 Lower Saltings is located on the beautiful Porthmeor Beach, home to the Tate, St Ives. 1 Ropewalk is up the beach slipway and just around the corner, alongside a row of artists studios.
St Ives harbour, is nearby and provides a full range of eating establishments and numerous boutique shops. St Ives is famous as a centre for the arts and there are over 30 galleries spread throughout the town. The Tate is close by on Porthmeor beach also the Barbara Hepworth museum and gardens, and the famous Porthmeor Studios and Art school. The Leach studios have also been re-furbished and are now open to the public. Porthmeor beach is the main surfing beach in the town, & a surf school is on hand for lessons and equipment. For those with younger children looking for calmer waters there is another small protected sandy cove at 50 metres. Please note the google map shows 1 Lower Saltings 1 Ropewalk is 50 metres from this marker, next to the o in Porthmeor Rd.
Other Activities: Surf lessons are available on Porthmeor beach
2 weeks during September St Ives has it's famous festival of Arts and Music, events throughout the town.
Also St Ives has a popular Food festival during May.