Walks

Sunday 10th
THE GUILDHALL, STREET AN POL
11am, Tickets £5 (no booking required)
St Ives Town Walk with Tony Farrell
A walk that includes places of historical and cultural significance in the town. The development of the town and the significance of mining and fishing in the past are explored through the townscape. The growth of tourism and the arts are examined. Visit to the Fishermen’s Lodge is included. 2 hours.

THE MALAKOFF
2pm, Tickets £5 (no booking required)
Walk: The History of St Ives with Hugh Trevarthen
Hugh Trevarthen, Bard of Gorsedh Kernow and Blue Badge Guide, will inspire and entertain you with his knowledge and fascinating stories. Lasts 11/2 hours. Proceeds to St Ives Archive.

 

Monday 11th
Walk: The Archaeology of West Penwith with Tony Farrell
These are customised trips to visit the ancient monuments of West Penwith. These moors contain fine examples of megalithic chambered tombs (locally known as quoits), stone circles, entrance graves, cliff castles and prehistoric villages. By arrangement. Limited spaces available. Advance booking essential. [email protected] www.stiveswalks.co.uk, 01736 793692 /
07881 674878

THE GUILDHALL, STREET AN POL
11am, Tickets £5 (no booking required)
Walk: The Story of St Ives with Dawn Bright
Step back in time and discover how St Ives became what it is today. The tour will offer a wonderful foundation for any visit to St Ives and will cover our fishing history, our mining heritage, the artist colony, religion, smuggling, tourism, Coastal walks, Cornish names and even pasties!

WESTCOTT’S QUAY, MEET OUTSIDE ST IVES ARTS CLUB
11am, Tickets £5 (no booking required)
Walk: St Ives Fishing Industry with John McWilliams
John McWilliams, an expert on Cornwall’s maritime history, will lead a tour of some of the sites associated with the vanished fishing industry – ending at the historic fish cellars at Porthmeor.

WESTCOTT’S QUAY
9pm, Tickets £6 (no booking required)
Lantern Ghost Storywalk with Shanty Baba
As an eerie darkness falls over the town, come with Shanty, as he lights his lantern, to guide you through “the darker side of St Ives.” Ghosts, smugglers and other spirits of the night. It will be a night that will haunt for a very long time! www.shantybaba.com

 

Tuesday 12th & 19th – Meet outside St Ives Railway Station
9.50am, Tickets £15
Environmental and heritage walks with the Native Guide
Join local environmental teacher Gavin Nicol to discover a treasure-trove of viewpoints, natural history, culture and heritage off the St.Ives tourist trail. Our three-hour walks start with a vehicle journey to an iconic viewpoint overlooking St.Ives, followed by a gentle walk down through rich countryside to the coast path and back into town. Includes Cornish cakes en route. Limited places, booking essential via “book tickets” button above. (For more information see www.thenativeguide.co.uk, or Tel 07941 603353;[email protected])

THE GUILDHALL, STREET AN POL
11am, Tickets £5
Walk: St Ives Town Walk with Tony Farrell See Sunday 10th 11am for details.

 

Wednesday 13th & 20th – Meet outside Tate St Ives Gallery
9.50am, Tickets £15
Environmental and heritage walks with the Native Guide See Tuesday 12th for details.

THE GUILDHALL, STREET AN POL
10.30am, Tickets £8
Walk: Environs of St Ives with Tony Farrell
The walk explores the landscape around the outskirts of St Ives, Knill’s monument, and examines evidence of Medieval open cast mining in Tregenna Woods. Also includes part of the Pilgrim’s Way and the old mining village of Halsetown. No booking required. 3hrs.

THE GUILDHALL, STREET AN POL
11am, Tickets £5
Walk: The Story of St Ives with Dawn Bright See Monday 11th for details.

WESTCOTT’S QUAY
5pm, Tickets £6 (no booking required)
St Ives Comedy Walk with Shanty Baba
Shanty paints a wickedly funny and zany comic picture with his unique take on St Ives. Fun, frivolous and frankly a tour that will have you laughing around the town and wanting to come back for more. You will never look at St Ives with a straight face again. www.Shantybaba.com

 

Thursday 14th
Walk: The Archaeology of West Penwith with Tony Farrell See Monday 11th for details.

THE MALAKOFF
2pm, Tickets £5 (no booking required)
Walk: The History of St Ives with Hugh Trevarthen
Hugh Trevarthen, Bard of Gorsedh Kernow and Blue Badge Guide, will inspire and entertain you with his knowledge and fascinating stories. Lasts 11/2 hours. (Proceeds to St Ives Archive)

 

Friday 15th
THE GUILDHALL, STREET AN POL
11am, Tickets £5
Walk: St Ives Town Walk with Tony Farrell See Sunday 10th 11am for details.

 

Saturday 16th
THE GUILDHALL, STREET AN POL
11am, Tickets £5
Walk: St Ives Town Walk with Tony Farrell See Sunday 10th 11am for details.

 

Sunday 17th
THE GUILDHALL, STREET AN POL
11am, Tickets £5
Walk: St Ives Town Walk with Tony Farrell See Sunday 10th 11am for details.

THE MALAKOFF 2pm, Tickets £5
Walk: The History of St Ives with Hugh Trevarthen See Sunday 10th 2pm for details.

 

Monday 18th
Walk: The Archaeology of West Penwith with Tony Farrell See Monday 11th for details.

THE GUILDHALL, STREET AN POL
11am, Tickets £5
Walk: The Story of St Ives with Dawn Bright See Monday 11th, 11am for details.

WESTCOTT’S QUAY, MEET OUSIDE
ST IVES ARTS CLUB 11am, Tickets £5
Walk: St Ives Fishing Industry with John McWilliams See Monday 11th, 11am for details.

WESTCOTT’S QUAY
9pm, Tickets £6
Lantern Ghost Storywalk with Shanty Baba See Monday 11th 9pm for details.

 

Tuesday 19th – Meet outside St Ives Railway Station
9.50am, Tickets £15
Environmental and heritage walks with the Native Guide See Tuesday 12th for details.

THE GUILDHALL, STREET AN POL
11am, Tickets £5
Walk: St Ives Town Walk with Tony Farrell See Sunday 10th 11am for details.

WESTCOTT’S QUAY
5pm, Tickets £6 (no booking required)
St Ives Pirate Walk with Shanty Baba
It’s International “Talk like a Pirate” Day. Join Shanty for this broadside of entertainment. Pirate stories, instruction in the “code”, lessons in piratespeak. Children, families and adults will love this fun filled voyage of piratical mayhem and laughter. Come dressed as pirate crew. Rated “arrrhh.” www.Shantybaba.com

 

Wednesday 20th – Meet outside Tate St Ives Gallery
9.50am, Tickets £15
Environmental and heritage walks with the Native Guide See Tuesday 12th for details.

THE GUILDHALL, STREET AN POL
10.30am, Tickets £8
Walk: Environs of St Ives walk with Tony Farrell See Wednesday 13th 10.30am for details.

THE GUILDHALL, STREET AN POL
11am, Tickets £5
Walk: The Story of St Ives with Dawn Bright See Monday 11th, 11am for details.

WESTCOTT’S QUAY
5pm, Tickets £6
St Ives Comedy Walk with Shanty Baba See Wednesday 13th, 5pm for details.

 

Thursday 21st
Walk: The Archaeology of West Penwith with Tony Farrell See Monday 11th for details.

THE GUILDHALL, STREET AN POL
11am, Tickets £5
Walk: The Artists of St Ives with Dawn Bright See Thursday 14th, 11am for details.

THE MALAKOFF 2pm, Tickets £5
Walk: The History of St Ives with Hugh Trevarthen See Thursday 14th, 2pm for details.

 

Friday 22nd
THE GUILDHALL, STREET AN POL
11am, Tickets £5
Walk: St Ives Town Walk with Tony Farrell See Sunday 10th 11am for details.