Early summer June getaways
This year, we are predicted to have an amazing summer, and we are certainly feeling ready for it with the fabulous end of May half term giving us some incredible days of sunshine that are set to continue for the weeks to come.
With this in mind, it’s looking like June could be a perfect early summer get away for people wanting to make the most of the reduced crowded streets of St Ives but still soak up all the sunshine and goings on.
We’ve put together a list of things to make the most of this June and hopefully tempt you in, for either a short or a nice long break, down to us here at the Sail Lofts in one of our luxury apartments to make your adventure here even more special.
Plenty of shops to look around:
St Ives is home to lots of lovely independent and unique shops that are guaranteed to have something for everyone or discover things you never realised you needed. Here are some shops to pop into and see what’s on offer:
- Painted bird
- Sea at St Ives
- St Ives Glass Studio
- The Common Wanderer
- The Sloop Studios
- The Cornish Candy Shoppe
Check out some theatre shows and activities:
Cornwall has an abundant arty and creative scene and as such there are plenty of amazing theatre programs and shows to check out. Why not see what shows you can catch at the following:
Peruse around some gardens and places of interest:
With our lovely sub-tropical climate here in Cornwall, we have lots of exotic and rare plants displayed at many of our country gardens and estate houses. If you have a keen eye for plants and fauna or just simply find tranquillity in being surrounded by nature, then you must check out some of the many gardens and trusts we have here in Cornwall and around St Ives:
Take a stroll on the south west coast path:
Breathing in the fresh brisk sea air is good for the soul, and down here in St Ives, we have lots of it. Our coastal walks and pathways are renowned for their incredible picturesque scenery. If you’re a keen photographer, there are plenty of opportunities to spot some marine wildlife off the shores, or capture some rare colourful flowers. Maybe you just like having a stroll through nature or finding some derelict old mines and points of interest to explore and find out about, then you cannot go wrong with a wonder along the South West Coast Path, try out these routes:
Have a day at the beach or trial a new water sporting talent:
Are you a keen water lover? Do you like having a swim in the crystal blue waters or are you after giving surfing a bit of ago? catching a few waves and feeling that rush of excitement when you’ve managed to stand up and hold a wave for longer than a few seconds? Perhaps you like just relaxing on the sand, reading a good book and being soothed with the sound of the waves crashing ashore. In St Ives, we have 7 beaches to choose from, so you won’t struggle to find a location to suit your requirements, and with June being out of season, there is more opportunity to find the ideal spot and not have to share the waves with many others. Check out some of the water activities and schools around:
Explore some of the many galleries St Ives has:
St Ives is famed for its art scene, many galleries and pottery workshops. You won’t be short of options to peruse some new creations, be inspired by some classics or discover a new talent or love you didn’t realise you had. Here are just a few of our lovely galleries and workshops you can explore in St Ives:
- The New Craftsman Gallery
- Leach Pottery
- Penwith Gallery
- Anima Mundi
- Livingstone Gallery
- St Ives Pottery
Enjoy a lovely meal in St Ives:
There is a fantastic food environment in St Ives, from scrumptious breakfasts that keep you fuelled and fired up for the day ahead, or impressive evening meals that leave you with lasting memories, there is sure to be something for you to try and explore. Check out some of our foodie blogs for inspiration on places to try:
Staying with us at Sail Lofts in our luxury accommodation
If an early June summer holiday is tempting you down, then how about the added bonus of staying in a gorgeous, luxury, self catering apartment here at the Sail Lofts, to make your break down to us even more special.
Why not take advantage of our June offer, with just a few precious weeks available this June, we are offering you the chance to save a further 10% on arrivals between 2nd and 12th June*.