As winter blankets the picturesque town of St. Ives a unique kind of charm descends upon the town. While St. Ives is renowned for its sun-kissed beaches and vibrant summer atmosphere, the winter season unveils a different side to one of Cornwall’s most loved spots—a cosy and enchanting haven those seeking a serene escape.
Whether you’re looking to rest and recharge for a few days or planning a creative getaway to indulge your artistic passions, our luxury cottages in St Ives are perfectly placed to enjoy all St Ives has to offer.
St Ives School of Painting
The St. Ives School of Painting offers a diverse range of courses and workshops, catering to various skill levels and artistic preferences. From traditional painting techniques to contemporary approaches, students immerse themselves in an environment that encourages experimentation and self-expression.
Winter in St. Ives is the perfect time to discover the warmth of its inviting pubs, where roaring fires and snug corners provide a cosy respite from the chill. Indulge in hearty Cornish cuisine and savour local specialties, such as freshly caught seafood and traditional Cornish pasties, all while soaking in the intimate ambiance of these charming establishments.
The iconic St. Ives harbour takes on a serene beauty during the winter months. While the summer crowds have dispersed, the tranquillity allows for peaceful walks along the water's edge, where the sound of lapping waves and seagulls creates a soothing symphony. Capture stunning photographs of the charming boats bobbing in the harbour against a backdrop of winter skies.
Winter Beach Walks
While a dip in the Atlantic may not be on everyone's winter agenda, the beaches of St. Ives offer a different kind of allure during the colder months. Take a bracing winter walk along Porthminster or Porthmeor Beach, where the crisp sea air invigorates the senses and the vast stretches of sand invite contemplative strolls.
St. Ives in winter is a delightful retreat, offering a peaceful and enchanting escape for those seeking a different side of this coastal haven. Embrace the magic of the season as you explore the artistic heritage, indulge in local cuisine, and experience the tranquil beauty that makes St. Ives a winter holiday destination like no other.
We hope to see you soon,