Carrack Widden Apartments are ideally positioned overlooking Porthminster Beach on The Terrace in St Ives enjoying stunning coastal views across St Ives Bay to Godrevy Lighthouse and beyond. They are ideally located for the town and beaches.
The quirky cobbled streets of St Ives and all they have to offer are right on your doorstep, and with secure covered parking for guests Carrick Widden is the perfect base to explore the area or to enjoy a car free holiday.
St Ives has so much to offer holidaymakers which is why they return year on year, the quaint harbour is just 3 minutes walk away with its shops, galleries, cafes and restaurants. Guests are spoilt for choice with a number of golden Blue Flag awarded beaches, Carrack Widden overlooks the child friendly Porthminster Beach with its famous Beach Cafe one of many superb restaurants to choose from.
For those who decide to use public transport, the bus station is around the corner, the branch line train railway station is 5 minutes walk away just above Porthminster Beach and links St Ives with St Erth, Penzance and mainline stations. Ideal for car free holidays.
‘The Malakoff’ nearby is a small garden located at the end of The Terrace, offering a magnificent vantage point for taking in the panoramic views across the harbour, Porthminster beach and St Ives Bay. There is also a fine bronze sculpture by Barbara Hepworth called ‘Epidaurous’ which can be appreciated.
St Ives nestles amongst rich, magnificent coastal scenery; surrounding you with the clearest air, the cleanest beaches and scented, sub-tropical gardens. With the influence of the Gulf Stream, this part of the UK enjoys its own unique micro climate. You can enjoy year round St Ives holidays with plenty to see and do for everyone.
The beaches of St Ives and Carbis Bay provide fine golden sand with clear blue sea, you will never tire of the ever changing colours.
There is so much to St Ives, it has a working harbour where you can watch the local fisherman bring in their catch and then enjoy that fresh produce at one of the many local restaurants. St Ives has won the ‘Britain in Bloom’ competition many times, there is a blaze of colour all around the town: houses smothered in baskets of blooms, parks and public areas a rich spectrum of radiant colours.
Take a leisurely walk along the coastal footpath, perhaps to Carbis Bay and further to Lelant with the opportunity to return by train along one of the most scenic railways in the UK. Soak up the sounds and images of this mythical and rugged land. St Ives is renowned for its art, there are workshops, studios and galleries everywhere. So much to discover. St Ives – the jewel in the crown of Cornwall.
St Ives holidays offer world-class attractions from galleries to foodie gems at your fingertips. Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly, dog-friendly or baby-friendly property in Cornwall, all of our self-catering accommodation is decked out to the highest standards with all mod cons. Some of our properties also come with complimentary access to the St Ives Harbour Hotel Spa, a further treat to enjoy on your St Ives holidays.
From its laid-back beach life and sublime scenery, to cultural attractions and adrenalin activities, St Ives offers something for all ages and levels of adventure. Dip your toes in the cerulean water or take the plunge and try all sorts of water sports from surfing to wild swimming. The ocean environment is teeming with wildlife, so never know what you might encounter, from seals and dolphins to starfish and seabirds.
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