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  St Ives, Cornwall - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
St Ives (Cornish: Porthia) is a beautiful seaside town in Cornwall, UK, north of Penzance, and west of Camborne.
The English Provost Marshal came to St Ives and invited the mayor, John Payne, to lunch at an inn.
St Ives is also well known from the nursery rhyme and riddle As I Was Going to St Ives, although it is not clear whether the rhyme refers to the Cornish town or one of several other St Ives around the country.
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 Tourism in Penzance & West Cornwall - St Ives Bay
On approaching St Ives Bay, the visitor will be presented with one of the most beautiful sights that can be seen in Britain's West Country, with an open expanse of clear blue sea stretching miles along the coast towards the Godrevy Lighthouse in the north and fringed by a continuous series of spectacular beaches.
St Ives is located about six miles to the north of Penzance and is set on the shores of St Ives Bay, facing the Atlantic Ocean.
While St Ives is undoubtedly a major tourist destination, it also remains a fishing port and the daily landing of fish on the quay and the movement of boats are popular sights for locals and visitors alike.
www.penzance.co.uk /tourism/stivesbay.htm   (639 words)

  
 ST IVES - LoveToKnow Article on ST IVES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
ST IVES, a market town and municipal borough in the northern parliamentary division of Huntingdonshire, England, mainly on the left (north) bank of the Ouse, 5 m.
Oliver Cromwell was a resident in St Ives in 1634-1635, but the house which he inhabitedSlepe Hall was demolished in the middle of the tgth century.
St Ives was chiefly noted for its fair, which was first granted to the abbot of Ramsey by Henry I. to be held on Monday in Easter week and eight days following.
www.1911ency.org /S/ST/ST_IVES.htm   (878 words)

  
 St Ives Cornwall Near Penzance
St Ives is one of the most visited towns in Penwith.
In the middle ages, St Ives emerged as a fishing port, primarily based on the pilchard fishery.
Later in the 18TH Century, St Ives became an important port for transporting mineral ore. The town itself produced tin, the earliest being streamed from the streams of St Ives.
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 St Ives Cornwall Information::Porthmeor Hotel St Ives::Hotel accommodation in St Ives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
St Ives started life as a fishing port and still has an active fleet of smaller boats today that you will be able to see entering and leaving harbour from your hotel room.
Encircling St. Ives are some of the finest beaches in Europe, ranging from the rolling surf of Porthmeor, to the sheltered crystal clear waters and golden sands of Porthminster and Porthgwidden.
St Ives is a blend of magic, mystery and beauty, which captures the hearts of its visitors and ensures that they return again and again...
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 St. Ives, Cornwall
Ives has a proud history as a centre of art, particularly avante-garde and abstract art, a fact recognise by the establishment here of the Tate St. Ives, a branch of the Tate Gallery of London.
The sea at St. Ives is a startling sight to first time visitors; it is gloriously clear, almost tropical; you would be forgiven for thinking you had been magically transported to a lagoon in the South Pacific.
The oldest church in St. Ives is the parish church, which was begun in 1434 and boasts one of the tallest towers in Cornwall.
www.britainexpress.com /counties/cornwall/az/st-ives.htm   (595 words)

  
 St Ives Cornwall attractions, tourist guide / restaurants / leisure
St Ives is said to be the Jewel in the Crown of West Cornwall.
St Ives has 5 Beaches, so should it be a little windy on one beach simply walk to another beach on the other side of St Ives Point.
St Ives Cornwall attractions - Skidden House Hotel is the ideal base for sight seeing - contact us to find out more...
www.skiddenhouse.com /things_to_do.htm   (488 words)

  
 St Ives Cornwall England a guide with beautiful images   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
St Ives, a seaside town and fishing village in the far west of Cornwall, England.
St Ives with narrow winding cobbled streets and passages, a magnificent harbour, and superb beaches, all just around the corner from Lands End.
St Ives has long been a favourite with artists, and home of the Tate Gallery St Ives.
www.cornishlight.freeserve.co.uk /stives.htm   (239 words)

  
 St Ives holidays Cornwall - St. Ives apartments, St Ives Cottages, St Ives holiday accommodation
St Ives is a traditional fishing harbour, also a world renowned centre for year round holidays.
St Ives is a world famous art centre with many galleries and studios including the Tate Gallery and the Barbara Hepworth Museum.
St Ives comprises a necklace of golden beaches, whether you enjoy swimming, surfing, fishing, sailing, windsurfing, St Ives holidays have something to offer.
www.carbisbayholidays.co.uk /html/st_ives.html   (151 words)

  
 St Ives Holiday Cottage - Porth Enys - Cottage Holidays in St Ives, Cornwall
The harbour, with it's many colourful boats and constant activity, is also close to hand, and views over the whole of St. Ives bay can be had by walking 50 yards to the Malakoff, as well as from the car parking area at the rear of the house.
St Ives' leisure suite and swimming pool are a ten minute walk away.
Ives boasts a number of excellent restaurants, many specialising in locally caught fish.
www.porthenys.freeserve.co.uk   (440 words)

  
 St Ives Cornwall Tourist Information - Leisure / Tourism Guide
St. Ives probably began life as a tiny fishing community in prehistoric times.
Its name is believed to derive from St. Ia, an Irish Christian missionary of the 5th or 6th century who is said to have sailed across the Irish sea on a 'leaf'.
When the railway reached St. Ives in 1877, the town became a magnet for early tourists, and for distinguished artists.
www.stivesleisure.co.uk /information/information.htm   (310 words)

  
 St. Ives, Cornwall, England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
St. Ives is the jewel in the crown of West Cornwall.
Historically noted for its fishing industry and artists colony, today St. Ives is a popular seaside resort gaining in stature as an art center while retain- ing its links with the past.
St. Ives, the jewel in the crown of West Cornwall with its sandy beaches and sunshine, attracts thousands of holiday visitors each year.
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 St Ives Hotels - Grey Mullet Guest House, St Ives, Cornwall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The house is full of interest and character and retains its "Olde Worlde" charm with oak beamed ceilings and exposed granite walls hung with paintings, sketches and old photographs.
Ives is famous for its artists and art galleries, cobbled streets, four golden sandy beaches and its fishing harbour.
St Michaels Mount, Newlyn, The Minack Theatre and the many miles of cliff walks.
www.touristnetuk.com /sw/greymullet   (511 words)

  
 St Ives Cornwall | Self-catering holiday accommodation
St Ives, justifiable, claims to be the jewel in the crown of West Cornwall.
St Ives is an artists paradise and overlooking Porthmeor, in its prominent setting, is the new Tate Gallery.
Visit St Ives on a cold, wet weekend in March and still fall in love with its beauty, its history and its heritage.
www.godrevycourt.co.uk /stIves.htm   (292 words)

  
 St Ives Cornwall UK - information on St. Ives in Cornwall - Cornwall UK
St Ives, one of the most famous resort towns in Cornwall, combines the great Cornish tradition of a fishing harbour enclosed by a circle of magnificent beaches and backed by a glorious maze of narrow streets and alleyways.
Arriving by road or by rail along the delightful scenic branch line, the first sight of St. Ives with the sun on the water is breathtaking.
Carbis Bay also sits in the crescent of St Ives Bay, acting as a kind of overture to the town and delighting in a fabulous coastline and beach.
www.connexions.co.uk /areas/html/st_ives.html   (370 words)

  
 St Ives, Cornwall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Set in the stunning scenery of West Cornwall and with easy access to all of Cornwall's famous attractions, St Ives offers great sandy beaches for relaxing and surfing, a world renowned art colony plus galleries to browse, bars to relax in and cafés and restaurants to suit every taste and pocket for eating out.
Attracted to St Ives by the quality of light and the outstanding scenic setting, artists have given the town a great deal of its unique character.
As well as the Tate St Ives, there are scores of smaller galleries or artists' studios open to the public.
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 St Ives, Cornwall UK. Surrounding Towns and Villages
Marazion is Cornwall's oldest charter town with stretches of golden sands and a windsurfing and sailing centre.
Ives Tate, featuring works of Modern Art associated with St. Ives, is located by this popular surfing beach.
A famous 15th Century bench end in St Senara church in Zennor depicts the mythical Mermaid of Zennor, who was said to have lured a sweet-voiced chorister, Matthew Trewhella, to his death in Pendour Cove below, with her beauty and bewitching singing.
www.stives.co.uk /towns-villages-near-st-ives.htm   (750 words)

  
 2000 St. Ives, Cornwall
We'll be spending another few days in London (the big circle on the map at right) before completing the trade of Germany's cool overcast mists for the (hopefully) warm and sunny environs of the tiny seaside hamlet of St. Ives, Cornwall (not to be confused with the terribly land-locked St. Ives, Cambridgeshire).
Cornwall's St. Ives' location is marked by the small arrow on the bottom left of the map.
I was looking forward to seeing just what the tiny seaside village of St. Ives was really like.
www.geektimes.com /michael/travel/2000/UK-FR-BE-NL-DE/04-05/uk/st-ives/1.html   (193 words)

  
 Views of Cornwall England Photos - Pictures Of St. Ives Cornwall
With its many golden beaches you are guaranteed a spot to soak up some sun or take a dip and when you are done on the beach just head into the town where you will find the small cobbled streets easy to while away a few hours shopping or looking in the many art galleries.
Not only has St Ives been a fishing town, but was also an important port for moving Tin from the mines in the Area.
Tate gallery St Ives was opened to the public in 1993 and is a must for art lovers, its opening hours* are:-
www.viewsofcornwall.com /viewphotoplace/14   (367 words)

  
 No.8 Windsor Tce. St Ives Cornwall Accommodation
No 8 Windsor Terrace is situated on one of St Ives' most prominent granite terraces, uniquely unspoiled and quiet.
This south-facing cul-de-sac has views over St Ives Bay and is 2 mins.
away from the bustle of St Ives and a restful environment for your holiday.
www.no8windsor-st-ives.co.uk   (137 words)

  
 The Regent Hotel :: Accommodation in St Ives Cornwall :: Home Page
Cornwall is one of the largest counties in Britain and also the most southerly.
St Ives has much to offer those of you who enjoy shopping with Penzance and Truro a little further a field.
St Ives also houses the St Ives Tate Gallery and the Barbara Hepworth museum and has been a haven for artists, drawn by the beautiful Cornish scenery.
www.regenthotel.com   (680 words)

  
 B and B in St Ives Cornwall
It is positioned in a quiet cul-de-sac halfway up one of the two hills St Ives is built on, giving spectacular views over the town, the harbour and the sea beyond.
If you would like to stay longer with us than just a few days at ultramarine B and B in st. ives, cornwall, we offer weekly and monthly rates and special long-term deals from September to June.
Many artists come to st ives for a month or two (or more!) to paint.
www.ultramarine-st-ives.co.uk   (436 words)

  
 Island St Ives Cornwall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Such a good viewpoint was useful in the days of smuggling, and it was employed by the Preventative Men.
There is the chapel of St Nicholas on the Island.
This was a fire lit at night to warn shipping of the dangers and to safely guide ships into St Ives.
www.pznow.co.uk /locplace1/stives5.html   (256 words)

  
 Caffe Pasta - Pasta & Pizzeria, St Ives, Cornwall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Situated on the Wharf in St Ives, Caffe Pasta enjoys uninterrupted views of the Harbour, Porthminster Beach and St Ives Bay.
"St Ives is becoming a gourmet haven and has seen an influx in fine-food restaurants with equally fine prices.
Locals, though, tend to eat out at Caffe Pasta on the Harbour - which is not as prosaic as it sounds.
www.caffepasta.co.uk   (134 words)

  
 St Ives Cornwall cottages overlooking a beautiful harbour
There is lots of accommodation, from bed and breakfast to guesthouse to cornwall cottage to hotels to holiday parks to camping and self catering in the town or a short drive away.
Lots of places to eat from pasty shops to pizzerias, to cream teas, not forgetting several boutique restaurants and cafes, many with a seafood theme, that have opened in the last few years, offering not only award winning cuisine, but some with stunning views of the harbour.
Head west towards Lands End along the Cornwall Coast and explore the unique landscape of West Penwith, rugged wave lashed granite cliffs, small fields, granite hedges, prehistoric remains, ruined mine engine houses, such as those at Botallack, clinging precariously to the cliffs, heather covered spoil heaps- the stark relicts of a once thriving mining industry.
www.cornishlight.co.uk /st-ives.htm   (661 words)

  
 The Sloop Inn, St Ives, Cornwall
The Sloop claims to be Cornwall’s oldest and most famous inn, dating to 1312 or thereabouts, but having booked a little late we were in a modern building to the back.
The art exhibited on the walls here is far better than anything on show in the St Ives Society of Artists Exhibition.
Having investigated further (and enthusiastically) it certainly appears to be the best pub in town, and so must be the best place to stay.
www.stephennewton.com /2005/07/sloop-inn-st-ives-cornwall.html   (354 words)

  
 Luxury Hotel and Self Catering Accommodation - St Ives, Cornwall, UK - Tregenna Castle
The Tregenna Estate embraces a wide selection of self catering accommodation apartments accommodating between 2 and 8+ persons, a Gold Crown accredited Holiday Club and unrivalled leisure facilities including indoor and outdoor pools, a parkland golf course, spa, solarium, sauna, steam room, gymnasium, hairdressing and beauty salons, croquet, tennis, badminton and squash courts.
Enjoying close proximity to the quaint fishing town of St Ives with miles of shallow, sandy beaches and some of the most famous tourist attractions in the UK, Tregenna Castle Estate, self catering accomodation and luxury hotel has got to be experienced to be believed.
Whether you are interested in spending a family vacation with us, planning a romantic getaway, perhaps even arranging your wedding day or organising a corporate function, I, and the staff here at Tregenna, would like to invite you take your first step toward discovering all we have to offer here in St Ives, Cornwall.
www.tregenna-castle.co.uk   (343 words)

  
 Self Catering St Ives Cornwall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
All the accommodation is kept spotlessly clean and fully equipped to ensure your stay at Sandbanks is a happy one.
We are located in a peaceful conservation area on the eastern side of St.Ives bay, close to a magnificient beach that stretches for 3 miles.
So if your looking for self catering flats in st ives cornwall then why not give us a call and find out about availability and prices.
www.sandbank-holidays.co.uk /self_catering_st_ives_cornwall.htm   (183 words)

  
 Penzance & West Cornwall Travel Guide - St Ives, Cornwall, England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Walking around the town - and walking is the only way to go as cars and other traffic are discouraged, if not prohibited, from entering the town at busy times - provides endless opportunity for amazement at the pretty sights to be seen around every corner.
lived and created much of her best work in St Ives in a nearby small house which is now a gallery and a memorial to her work.
Access to St Ives is available by road or by rail.
www.chycor.co.uk /travel-tips/penzance/stives.htm   (426 words)

  
 Ives - Ives, Charles (1874 - 1954)
The ancient English market town of St Ives, Cambridgeshire UK, sits on the banks of the River Great Ouse.
St Ives is famous for its Chapel on the Bridge,
The American composer Charles Ives learned a great deal from his bandmaster Ives was educated at Yale and made a career in insurance, reserving his
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