St Ives 7 Days - St Ives Bay Hotel
- Duration: 7 days
- Board Basis: Half Board
- Tour Ref: D2TALF135
- Travel Type: Coach
The beautiful, picture postcard resort of St. Ives is the dazzling jewel in Cornwall’s crown. Renowned for its arts scene, complete with its own Tate gallery, quaint cottages and winding alleys conjuring up tales of smugglers from long ago, St. Ives provides the perfect base from which to explore.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Day 1 - Outward Travel
Day 2 - Full Day - Truro & St Mawes
Truro is the main administrative and commercial town of the area, with a wide variety of shops and amenities. /nOpen most days (free entry, donations welcome), the neo-Gothic cathedral with its unusual three spires dominates the town./nCornwall's natural history, unique geology and celtic culture are explored at the Royal Cornwall Museum (entry fee applies)./nOffering panoramic views of Falmouth and the Carrick Roads, St Mawes is a tranquil village on the secluded Roseland peninsula./nBoat trips are available from the harbour (fees apply) and there are many cafés and restaurants overlooking the sea./nThe local bakery is a family business over 100 years old, ofering a variety of delicious pasties and sweet pastries./n
Day 3 - Full Day - Isles of Scilly
We’ll journey to Penzance for the 2 hour 45 minute ferry to the St Marys the largest of the Scilly Isles./nAs you cruise down the stunning Cornish coast why not see if you can spot any dolpins taking advantage of the crystal blue waters that surround the Islands. /nLanding at Hugh Town you will have time to explore the local shops, beaches and countryside paths. For those feeling especially spritely a walk around the island could in order./nTake time to marvel at the wonderful sights on land and sea that the unique environment on the Islands has to offer./n
Day 4 - Day at Leisure
Day 5 - Day at Leisure
Day 6 - Full Day - Falmouth
Henry VII's Pendennis Castle overlooks Falmouth's gardens with their profusion of sub-tropical plants. /nA range of boats from yachts to large ocean going ships call at Falmouth's expansive harbour./nThe National Maritime Museum (entry fee applies) is a world class attraction offering unique interactive displays. /n
Day 7 - Return Travel
St Ives Bay Hotel
A beachfront retreat with beautiful views of Porthminster Beach. The hotel’s bar, lounge, and courtyard terrace offer a relaxing environment. All guest rooms include TV and hairdryer.