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A GUIDE TO ST IVES: WHERE TO EAT, STAY AND VISIT

A GUIDE TO ST IVES: WHERE TO EAT, STAY AND VISIT | St Ives in Cornwall | Scoop.it
St Ives is a part of The Countrywide Great Tour this summer. We reveal the best restaurants and accommodation to visit during your stay.
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This is a great article providing an overview of where to eat and stay in St Ives this Summer.  There are lots of recommended things to do in St Ives from paddle boarding to enjoying the St Ives Cider and Beer festival.

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Carbis Bay Holidays Blog: Luxury Self Catering in St Ives, West Cornwall: 7 Fantastic Things To Do for Group Holidays in St Ives, Cornwall

Carbis Bay Holidays Blog: Luxury Self Catering in St Ives, West Cornwall: 7 Fantastic Things To Do for Group Holidays in St Ives, Cornwall | St Ives in Cornwall | Scoop.it
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There are so many activities for groups looking to holiday in St Ives, Cornwall:

 - Take an Art class

 - Explore the moors on horse back

 - Take a stroll

 - Go fishing

 - Paddle a Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe

 - Go down a Mine

 - Dine out on Seafood

What would you choose?

 

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Paul Jackson sur Twitter : "St ives. http://t.co/8jesfHBjcj"

Paul Jackson sur Twitter : "St ives. http://t.co/8jesfHBjcj" | St Ives in Cornwall | Scoop.it
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Stunning shot of St Ives harbour.  Love the colours.

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Carbis Bay Holidays Blog: Luxury Self Catering in St Ives, West Cornwall: Most Haunted Places in Cornwall

Carbis Bay Holidays Blog: Luxury Self Catering in St Ives, West Cornwall: Most Haunted Places in Cornwall | St Ives in Cornwall | Scoop.it
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Guests staying in St Ives over Halloween may wish to explore some of the most haunted places in Cornwall.  From ghosts and ghouls at Jamaica Inn to spooky whispers at Wheal Coates Mine there's plenty of eerie places to visit in Cornwall this half term.

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Ten Reasons Why Cornwall is Fantastic in the Autumn

Ten Reasons Why Cornwall is Fantastic in the Autumn | St Ives in Cornwall | Scoop.it
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Autumn holidays in Cornwall are a must.  There are many reasons why Autumn breaks can be fantastic: the beaches are quieter, accommodation is cheaper, there are bigger waves and the sea is warmer to name a few. 

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Carbis Bay Holidays Blog: Luxury Self Catering in St Ives: St Ives Holiday-Makers Get Set for Indian Summer Festivities

Carbis Bay Holidays Blog: Luxury Self Catering in St Ives: St Ives Holiday-Makers Get Set for Indian Summer Festivities | St Ives in Cornwall | Scoop.it
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There's lots happening in St Ives towards the end of the Summer Season and around this time of year you can be lucky enough to experience an Indian Summer.  A great time to enjoy the warm waters of St Ives bay or take in the sights and sounds of the St Ives September Festival.

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Cornwall looking set for a scorching summer

Cornwall looking set for a scorching summer | St Ives in Cornwall | Scoop.it
The warm sunny weather Cornwall has been basking in for the past week is set to stay - sparking hopes for a fantastic summer season for the county's tourist industry. Sunlovers have already basked...
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Visitors to St Ives this Summer will be delighted that the warm weather is set to stay for the Summer Holidays.  Guests can enjoy the necklace of white sandy beaches that surround St Ives in balmy temperatures of up to 26 degrees.

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St Ives' Blas Burgerworks named as top burger restaurant in UK by TripAdvisor

St Ives' Blas Burgerworks named as top burger restaurant in UK by TripAdvisor | St Ives in Cornwall | Scoop.it
A BURGER restaurant in St Ives has been named as one of the best in the UK according to a tourism website. TripAdvisor has announced its top 10 burger restaurants with Blas Burgerworks in St Ives...
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Super news for fellow Green Toursim business Blas Burgerworks.  This is definitely a restaurant our guests love to visit during their stays with us in St Ives.

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Hot Summer Events in and around St Ives

Hot Summer Events in and around St Ives | St Ives in Cornwall | Scoop.it

A round up of the best summer events in St Ives this summer

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Don't miss our pick of the best events hapenning in St Ives this summer, starting next weekend with Tate St Ives' 21st Birthday Celebrations and a big screen surf cinema on Porthmeor Beach.

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36 Hours in... St Ives - Telegraph.co.uk

36 Hours in... St Ives - Telegraph.co.uk | St Ives in Cornwall | Scoop.it
36 Hours in... St Ives
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St Ives is a little slice of the Mediterranean dropped in the far west of Britain.
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No need for a passport to visit these 'Med' style beaches on our doorstep here in St Ives. The Telegraph reminds readers what's so great about St Ives.

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Is Cornwall really a foreign country? - Telegraph.co.uk

Is Cornwall really a foreign country? - Telegraph.co.uk | St Ives in Cornwall | Scoop.it
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Is Cornwall really a foreign country?
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I sat on a sunny rock and breathed in the scent of bluebells – the native kind, not those wicked Spanish interlopers. No other human being was in sight.
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Art Holidays Cornwall | Where to Visit - YouTube

Carbis Bay Holidays | http://www.carbisbayholidays.co.uk A short video to accompany the blog post we wrote on art holidays in Cornwall. Highlights include St...
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St Ives' pro surfer Tassy Swallow visits twin town Camaret-sur-Mer in Brittany

St Ives' pro surfer Tassy Swallow visits twin town Camaret-sur-Mer in Brittany | St Ives in Cornwall | Scoop.it
AN ALL-GIRL group of St Ives surfers are this week enjoying the trip of a lifetime – exploring new waves on the rugged coast of Brittany. The group, led by St Ives' professional surfer Tassy...
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Great to see surfer Tassy Swallow doing so well. She is a great ambassador for St Ives and the sport of surfing.

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GALLERY: New Year's Eve fancy dress celebrations in St Ives

GALLERY: New Year's Eve fancy dress celebrations in St Ives | St Ives in Cornwall | Scoop.it
View all the latest pictures in the gallery, GALLERY: New Year's Eve fancy dress celebrations in St Ives, on The Cornishman.
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St Ives at New Year was great fun once again.  The Harbour was full of people in Fancy Dress enjoying the atmosphere created by the Samba Band and a superb firework display.  If you love St Ives, then this annual event is not to be missed.

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Things To Do in St Ives in Cornwall for Groups

St Ives in Cornwall offers so many attractions and fantastic things to do for groups - whether for a family get-together or a break away with friends. In this …
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Some great ideas here for things to do in St Ives, Cornwall when holidaying in a group.

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IN PICTURES: 7 portraits from the St Ives September Festival - Cornishman

IN PICTURES: 7 portraits from the St Ives September Festival - Cornishman | St Ives in Cornwall | Scoop.it
View all the latest pictures in the gallery, IN PICTURES: 7 portraits from the St Ives September Festival, on The Cornishman.
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The St Ives September Festival was a huge hit once again this year.   We look forward to another fantastic two weeks for the St Ives September Festival 2015!

 

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Tweet from @lizkesslerbooks

Tweet from @lizkesslerbooks | St Ives in Cornwall | Scoop.it
“Man’s Head” on a moody evening. #stives #ilovecornwall pic.twitter.com/YbXlGfunPH
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"Man's Head" is a superb spot for photographers to capture The Island and take in this unusual rock form on the other side of Porthmeor Beach.

 

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St Ives Bay voted the best view in Cornwall in online survey

St Ives Bay voted the best view in Cornwall in online survey | St Ives in Cornwall | Scoop.it
St Ives Bay has been voted the best view in Cornwall in an online survey by an outdoor holiday website. Of more than 7,000 people who responded to the Epic Summer 2014 survey run by...
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The view across the bay, taking in Godrevy Lighthouse, is the back drop to many luxury holiday cottages in Carbis Bay and St Ives.  It's great to see that this survey has recognised it as the best view in Cornwall! 

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I Spy Tate | Tate

I Spy Tate | Tate | St Ives in Cornwall | Scoop.it
Can you use the picture clues to spy the artworks on display?
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Look out for this competition running throughout the Summer at The Tate in St Ives.  There is a prize draw to win a £2000 holiday.

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Newquay, St Ives and Falmouth are leading the UK's seaside tourist industry - cornishguardian.co.uk

Newquay, St Ives and Falmouth are leading the UK's seaside tourist industry - cornishguardian.co.uk | St Ives in Cornwall | Scoop.it
cornishguardian.co.uk Newquay, St Ives and Falmouth are leading the UK's seaside tourist industry cornishguardian.co.uk Newquay, St Ives and Falmouth are all in the top six seaside towns in the UK for the size of their tourist industry, new figures...
Amanda O'Toole's insight:

It's great to see that St Ives, Cornwall features in the top 6 of the UK's seaside tourist industry.  If you haven't yet stayed with us in St Ives, you should definitely add it to your "to do" list.

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St Ives Farmers' Market scoops top award

St Ives Farmers' Market scoops top award | St Ives in Cornwall | Scoop.it
DELICIOUS local produce and a friendly atmosphere have helped a west Cornwall farmers' market scoop a top award. The St Ives community group has been presented with silver in the farmers' market...
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Great news for St Ives Farmers' Market as they scoop Silver in 'Taste of the West' award.  Visitors to St Ives are so lucky to have all this lovely fresh local produce available to them.

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haztaft's photo on Instagram (St Ives beach today �� http://t.co/v0e4CYD6Cx)
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Beautiful pic of sunny ST Ives - it's glorious summer weather here.

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Enjoy Pristine Holidays at Cornwall’s Only Blue Flag Beach at Carbis Bay near St Ives

Enjoy Pristine Holidays at Cornwall’s Only Blue Flag Beach at Carbis Bay near St Ives | St Ives in Cornwall | Scoop.it

"Holidaymakers looking for a pristine holiday experience in the UK should look no further than Carbis Bay – a beautiful white sand beach which this year boasts Cornwall’s only Blue Flag Award. On a sunny day Carbis Bay near St Ives looks more Caribbean than Cornish thanks to its palm trees, white sand beach and turquoise sea. These stunning natural assets are complemented by a high standard of cleanliness and quality which keeps the Blue Flag flying at this unique beach... Read more »

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We always knew Carbis Bay was special. Now it is confirmed as the cleanest and safest in Cornwall by gaining Cornwall's only Blue Flag Award in 2014. Come and visit us soon.

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I'm a Celebrity-style 100ft jungle rope bridge unveiled - in Cornwall - Western Morning News

I'm a Celebrity-style 100ft jungle rope bridge unveiled - in Cornwall - Western Morning News | St Ives in Cornwall | Scoop.it
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I'm a Celebrity-style 100ft jungle rope bridge unveiled - in Cornwall
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Charlotte Davis aged 12, crosses the new rope bridge at the Lost Garden of Heligan in Cornwall.
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Carbis Bay Holidays Blog: Luxury Self Catering in St Ives, West Cornwall: Where to Visit for Art Holidays in Cornwall

Carbis Bay Holidays Blog: Luxury Self Catering in St Ives, West Cornwall: Where to Visit for Art Holidays in Cornwall | St Ives in Cornwall | Scoop.it
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St Ives in Cornwall was once as famous as London and Paris for its art scene and the legacy continues today. It is a great place to visit for art holidays in Cornwall. This blog post examines the best places to visit in St Ives and further afield on the Cornwall art trail.

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