Map and how to get there

Attractions Restaurants

Nearest travel links

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Airport Newquay 44 km
Ferry Plymouth 95 km
Train station St Ives 500 m
Car Car not necessary

Activities near St Ives

Sports Water sports, Horse riding, Fishing
Great for Walking holidays, Rural or countryside holidays, Nightlife, Beach or lakeside relaxation, Cycling holidays

How to get there

Trains - http://www.firstgreatwestern.co.uk to St Erth mainline (15 mins) or St Ives (local - 10 mins) stations

Fly from other European and UK cities to Newquay (40 mins) or Exeter (3 hours by train, 2 driving) airports

Taxis

St Ives taxi - 01736 799200 Simon knows the cottage well - tell other taxi companies to head for St Ives Museum.

Road

- Head for Redruth, then Hayle, where St Ives is well signposted. There's a "park and ride" facility or several car parks in town within striking distance of the cottage.

- Nearest are The Island and Smeaton's Pier car parks, both of which have pay by phone or by coin options. In July 2013, a five-day pass for The Island (and certain other Penwith car parks) cost £35.

- Arriving from the hill down into St Ives, head for the harbour and follow the harbour road as far as The Sloop pub.

- Turn left up Fish Street immediately after The Sloop

- Turn right at end of Fish Street (by The Mermaid) - nb The Island car park is signposted just to the right

- Continue down Back Road East to the T-junction with Seaview Place

- Wheal Dream is immediately to your left - Leo's Cottage has yellow gates and is on the corner of St Eia Street.

- If you get lost, look for signs to the Museum - it's the last building on Wheal Dream.