Top St. Ives Leisure Activities

The weather isn’t always in top shape at St Ives, Cornwall, which is why we bring you a plethora of leisure activities that can be enjoyed indoors. There are stately homes, fascinating museums and a multitude of art galleries to keep visitors hooked. Then there are casinos and amusement arcades where the entire family can engage in hours of gaming. Here are our top picks when it comes to leisure activities in St. Ives.

Eden Project

A unique and enjoyable destination for the entire family, the iconic Eden Project spells entertainment and education. Make your way into biomes, observe Cornwall’s storm clouds or make a beeline for the popular Land’s End, where you may want to grab a front seat.

Heritage Hopping

You can’t visit St. Ives and not take in the region’s culture and heritage. The elegant county boasts of several historical stately mansions, museums (National Maritime Museum, Falmouth) bearing a testimony to Cornwall’s rich legacy. Explore its mines, gardens, and castles.

Indoor Amusement

St Ives. houses several game arcades, casinos and indoor leisure amenities. Indoor bowling is hugely popular here, and so is wall climbing and laser tagging. You’ll also find plenty of aquariums and enclosed skateboarding parks. When you’re done with frenzied gaming sessions, head to a local theatre to catch Cornwall’s musical productions. If that wasn’t enough, visitors can also sign up for art workshops (yes we are in art struck Cornwall) or register for a local market tour.

St. Ives Leisure Center

This is the place to head to if you are looking for pure relaxation and exercise amidst stunning bay views. This full-service contemporary leisure hub features everything from a well-equipped gymnasium to a pool and various fitness classes. Grab gorgeous vistas of St. Ives’s skyline while you enjoy a refreshing dip in the pool.