What’s on this Easter in St Ives

So, you've finally made it to the beautiful seaside resort of St Ives for your Easter break. The weather may not always play ball, but that certainly shouldn't dampen your holiday spirit as there's a plethora of things to keep you occupied this Easter.

Whether you are here as a family with children, as a couple, with friends or even on your own, there’s plenty here for everyone.

You might be able to get your beach blankets out, in between the showers, but the beauty of St Ives is that the views can be enjoyed and appreciated whatever the weather.

Easter lunch at St Ives Restaurants

Besides the many restaurants lining the waterfront, where you can while away an afternoon over some delicious food and wine, there’s also other ways that you can enjoy the view.

Carbis Bay Hotel boasts an award-winning spa, complete with heated outdoor pool and hydrotherapy pool. Family, partner, friends; whomever you’re holidaying with, Carbis Bay Hotel & Spa is a great place to eat, drink, swim and relax whilst enjoying the spectacular views across Carbis Bay.

Arts and Culture at Easter

For those of you who take an interest in art and culture then no doubt you are already well aware of just how many galleries and artist studios there are in St Ives.  Starting with the most famous gallery of all, the Tate.  Situated in front of the glorious Porthmeor beach, the Tate Gallery promises art-lovers a truly inspiring day out. You and your family can be Art Explorers this holiday at Tate St Ives. They encourage fun by exploring the galleries at Tate St Ives with their Explorer Backpacks and Tate Shapes activities. Get creative with their Sketchbook or pick up an Art Explorer card.
Their Foyle Studio is open to take some time out to chill out, play games or read a book. What’s more, admission is free!

At the Leach Pottery this Easter  your children can get their hands dirty by joining the Young Potters Throwing classes or drop in to the Potter’s Corner to make some Easter bunnies, hares or spring flowers followed by a chocolate egg! For the adult creatives, join the ‘Make a Flower Pot’ workshop at St Ives Orchard and take your very own pot home with you with happy Easter in St Ives memories.

Easter Egg Hunts near St Ives

Who loves to crack a puzzle and descramble code to win an oozingly delicious Easter egg? If you do, we recommend you join the following Easter Egg Hunts for some family fun:

  • Easter at Eden – Springfest
  • Easter Golden Egg Challenge at Paradise Park
  • Easter Egg Hunt at Trengwainton Garden, Penzance
  • Easter Egg Hunt at Trerice, Newquay
  • Easter Adventure Quest, Pendennis Castle

Live Music

For those of you who love a bit of live music then The Kettle ‘n’ Wink on Gabriel Street has a great itinerary of music from Country to Jazz and an Open Mic Songwriters night. What better, after a nice meal and a bottle of wine, than to lift up your spirits and let down your hair to some music performed by local Cornish talent? Click the link for more information.

Watersports this Easter

Looking at trying some Cornish water sports this Easter? Firstly, you’re brave, and secondly no problem! St Ives has its very own surf school that offers surf lessons, stand up paddle boarding, sea kayaking and coasteering activities. There really is nothing more invigorating than pulling on a wetsuit and launching yourself head first in to the beautiful ocean. An activity that can be enjoyed come rain or shine, why not head over to the St Ives Surf School website to book your activity today.

These are just a few of the fantastic things that are on this Easter in St Ives. However, you may just want to put your feet up and indulge in some unadulterated rest and relaxation whilst soaking up the sound of the waves, or amble gently along the cobbled streets and have a mooch in the many and varied shops.

No matter what your holiday agenda is, we know you won’t go home disappointed by the enchanting, vibrant and sublime St Ives.

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