Park & Ride:

St Ives in the summer months can be a nightmare for traffic and parking. We recommend you leave your car at the park and ride in Lelant, take a ten minute, scenic, old-fashioned train ride on this beautiful stretch of coastline to St Ives and walk a couple of minutes down to the beach and café.


By Car:

Take the M5 towards Exeter or Plymouth (take the A38 from Plymouth) join the A30 into Cornwall


By Train:

Paddington London (First Great Western) to Penzance, Glasgow (Virgin) to Penzance, Alight at St Erth for St Ives


By plane:

To Newquay, Taxi from Newquay, Call Ace Cars on 01736 797799


By foot:

From St Ives Harbour Front, head towards the lifeboat house, from Lambeth walk past the lifeboat house through the Warren, Porthminster Beach emerges on the other side, Porthminster Café is the white building on the far side of the beach.


Nearest Carpark:

St Ives Railway Station (can get very busy during the summer months)