Situated close to the St Ives Museum and overlooked by Sea View Terrace, Bamaluz is the town’s main dog beach. Visitors and locals use the


This dog friendly but rocky haven is not for the anyone with mobility issues. Accessed off the path behind the Lifeboat house, the tidal


A lovely sheltered haven that is great for families with younger children. This beautiful little beach is a great place with its shallower


Porthmeor is stunning and without doubt the Editor’s favourite beach. The beach is home to St Ives Surf School and the fabulous


Porthminster is a favourite with those travelling into to town by train from Carbis Bay and beyond or staying at the hotels located nearby.

St Ives harbour

Home to “that house” and a fully working harbour, the gently shelving sands have long been a favourite with families with small children,