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Make a holiday homes or self catering cottages in St Ives, Cornwall your home away from home

St Ives is a charming little village on the Cornish coast, complete with twisting cobbled streets, beautiful little fishermen’s cottages and a golden beach where time stands still. St Ives, Cornwall is a stunning little village, and for most people, there could be nowhere finer to relax for a few weeks than a self catering St Ives holiday cottage.

Things to do in St Ives, Cornwall

The twisting streets of St Ives, Cornwall hold a great range of treasures. The scattered galleries, craft shops and museums that can be found amidst St Ives’ holiday homes mean that you can walk the streets of this small slice of peace and quiet for many hours, with each turn proving more interesting than the last. The St Ives Tate is one of the best known attractions within the village, but if you are staying in holiday cottages near St Ives, you shall certainly not want for history, culture or pure, unbridled beauty.

The village of St Ives sits on a beautiful stretch of coastline, inundated with little golden beaches and rock pools to investigate. The coastal walks available from St Ives holiday cottages and self catering St Ives beach cottages are quite remarkable. The South West Coast Path runs along the seafront past the village, and takes you as far as Porthminster and St Just. The Coffin Path (named as it used to be the path taken by coffins on their way to burial rather than for any inherent risk), the Tinners Way and wonderfully named Ding Dong Mine Trail are all well worth taking from any self catering holiday cottages near St Ives, Cornwall.

Places to visit on holiday in St Ives, Cornwall

There is no need to visit anywhere else whilst on holiday in a St Ives beach cottage, but should you feel the desire to explore further afield, there is plenty to see. Land’s End, Penzance and St Just are all well within reach from Cornish cottages, and all have something well worth exploring. The Eden Project, Lost Gardens of Heligan, Tate St Ives, the Barbara Hepworth Sculpture Garden and Minack Theatre are all close by too.

Weather in St Ives, Cornwall

Cottages in St Ives enjoy some of the mildest weather in Cornwall during the winter, and reliable sunshine during summer. The village's location right on the Cornish coast means that any spell of heat is very enjoyable, as a dip in the sea is always nearby. During summer, temperatures stay around 19 ° C in July and August and in winter, the mercury can drop as low as 4°C on a regular basis, but is usually much milder. The shoulder seasons are both long and pleasant in St Ives.

Travel to St Ives, Cornwall

St Ives holiday cottages are very easy to reach from anywhere in the UK. Newquay Airport is just 40 minutes from cottages in St Ives, receiving flights from throughout the British Isles, and driving is both easy and spectacular.

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    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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    Cottage #1988846
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      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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      Apartment #8159158
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        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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        Apartment #8062135
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          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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          Cottage #1981815
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            Excellent! 4.7/5
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            • 2 BR
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            Cottage #1516714
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              Exceptional! 5.0/5
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              Cottage #6749878
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                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                Apartment #6024140
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                  Excellent! 4.5/5
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                  Apartment #52556
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                    House #6515953
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                      Multiple rentals Apartment #448597
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                        Multiple rentals Cottage #448597
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                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                          Apartment #1960425
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                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                            Apartment #8133368
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                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                              Apartment #8173474
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                                Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                • 2 BR
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                                Cottage #8130574
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                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                  Cottage #8143761
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                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                    Apartment #8130604
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                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                      Cottage #1871557
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                                        • 4 BR
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                                        Multiple rentals House #6550884
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                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                          House #8103270
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                                            Multiple rentals Apartment #6115000
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                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                              Cottage #8092238
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                                                Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                Apartment #1058684
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                                                  Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                  Multiple rentals Apartment #6115000
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                                                              Apartment #8109042
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                                                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                    Apartment #1005767
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                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                      Apartment #1840893
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                                                                          Multiple rentals Cottage #845297
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                                                                            Apartment #6723046
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                                                                              Cottage #8149291
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                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                Cottage #8113327
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                                                                                  Cottage #6723039
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                                                                                    Multiple rentals Apartment #845297
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                                                                                      Apartment #8126227
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                                                                                        Cottage #8173886
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                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                                                          Apartment #73192
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                                                                                            Apartment #1035445
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                                                                                              Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                                              Apartment #1071257
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                                                                                                Bungalow #1151145
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                                                                                                  Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                                                  House #1307241
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                                                                                                    Cottage #1933878
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                                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                                      Apartment #6723047
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Amazing cottage

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Geri and Rob were perfect hosts. So helpful with any questions. We had a fabulous time here at new year. It is a stones throw to the centre of St Ives and all its amenities. The cottage has everything you need. Bonus is that it comes with parking in a nearby garage for a car. We would definitely recommend it and hope to return. Thank you both
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 17-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      Fantastic property in great location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Fantastic stay in a great well equipped cottage. Any mi or issues were sorted via the housemaid and the owner was very communicative. We would not hesitate to recommend
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 05-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      Beautifully restored fisherman's cottage in an ideal central location.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We enjoyed the cottage in our week long stay over the Christmas period. The cottage could not have been in a better position for Access to beaches and town amenities. The location was central but also quiet as it was tucked away in a charming back street. The nearest beach only thirty yards up the road where early mornings or late evenings would see boarders and surfers having a great time .... Gutted that I did not take my board.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 03-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016