: Carbis Bay - branch line from St Erth to St Ives
: Exeter (M5)
: Carbis Bay Beach
Car: not necessary
Carbis Bay is just less than 2 miles from St Ives. You can walk along the picturesque coastal path into St Ives in 20 Minutes in one direction or the village, beaches, dunes and golf course of Lelant in the other. If you are looking for the magnificent scenery of St Ives Bay but want a slightly quieter life then Carbis Bay is a great base. The direct access to the St Ives branch railway line means that the car may never be required. Historic St Ives itself is renowned for its cosmopolitan mix of restaurants and cafes, art galleries, beaches and scenery and whether you are simply looking for a week on one of the many beaches, or an energetic mix of surfing, golf, walking or diving, there is something here for you. Further afield, Penzance, St Michael's Mount, Lands End, beautiful Sennen Cove (surfing), Padstow (cooking courses with Rick Stein), Newquay (indoor water world) and St Austell (Eden Project) are all within easy reach either by Car or Train.
Other Activities: Live Theatre, Cinemas, Tate Gallery, Museums, Bars, Restaurants, Clubs, Shopping