Christmas in St Ives

Whether it’s going to be a Cornish Christmas for the whole family or a quick escape to charge your batteries prior to the big day, December is a magical time to visit St Ives that you’ll remember for years to come. Treat yourself to a luxury pre-Christmas break at one of our self-catering accommodations and finish your Christmas shopping in style.

From original homewares and bespoke ceramics to handmade soaps and artisan chocolates, St Ives is a treasure trove of one-off shops and individual boutiques where you are sure to find something truly memorable.

Gift idea

Cornwall Soap Box

Located on the harbour, this Cornish family-run business produces high-quality natural handmade soaps, scented candles and aromatherapy skincare since 2005. Whilst staying with us, you will find one of their soap in the bathroom in your apartment.



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Chocolate Treats

I Should Coco

If you have never tried chocolates from I should coco, this is a must-go to during your next visit. With an amazing selection of artisan handmade chocolates, this family business offers personalised gifts, chocolate boxes and even organise workshops for you to create your perfect piece of chocolate. Find out more.

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Homeware gift ideas

St Ives Co

Created by three Cornish sisters, St Ives Co is a wonderful home and giftware boutique located on Fore Street. From delicate hamper with ceramics and coffee to items to decorate the house and bring a little bit of Cornwall back home, St Ives Co will be your go-to destination to find the perfect gifts for your Christmas.
Showcasing only the finest local producers, The St Ives Co was also chosen to supply hampers to the G7 delegates whilst they were in Cornwall.



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Inspirational gifts

Illustrated Living

Illustrated Living is a beautiful shop near the harbour where you will find an eclectic mix of high-quality homewares both from the UK and Scandinavian countries.
From homeware to clothing, their carefully curated selection of interior accessories, wellbeing products, and gifts will help you capture the beauty of St Ives wrapped in a lovely present.



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