Things to Do

Explore farther afield and discover more of what Cornwall has to offer. Guests can stroll the coastal path to St Ives and explore the quaint cobbled streets containing many varied art galleries. A stay wouldn’t be complete without a visit to Tate St Ives, the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden and the Leach Pottery. Famous Cornish landmarks are all within easy reach including the Minack Theatre, Porthcurno, Land’s End, Sennen Cove and many of the classic Poldark filming locations.

  • One Hundred Steps Photography Tour

    One Hundred Steps photography tour of St Ives is an exciting new service offering a unique way of seeing the town. Local photographer, Gavan Goulder has set up a new venture, a walking, photography tour of St Ives.

  • Poldark Filming Locations

    Follow in the footsteps of Poldark himself and explore some of the most iconic Cornish filming locations from the series.

  • For Children

    If you are looking for activities to enjoy together with your children, check out our list of things to do in the local area as a family.

  • St Ives

    Azure oceans, golden sands and creative inspiration around every corner. It's not difficult to see why St Ives is affectionately known as the jewel in Cornwall's crown.

  • Coastal Walks

    There is no better way to travel to St Ives from Carbis Bay Hotel than to walk along the stunning coastal path.

  • Carbis Bay Beach

    The Carbis Bay Hotel is Cornwall's only hotel with its own blue flag beach with 25 acres of safe golden sands, a perfect place to play, relax and unwind for the whole family.

  • Castles & Historic Houses

    Visit the finest historic houses, castles and stately homes in South West Cornwall including Lanhydrock and the iconic St Michael's Mount.

  • Arts & Culture

    The local museums and art galleries offer a fascinating insight into the story of Cornwall – from its people, the way they lived to the objects they left behind.

  • Cornwall Gardens & Tours

    Cornwall garden tours are the perfect way to discover the wealth of native flora and fauna all year round.

  • Boat Trips St Ives

    Discover one the most beautiful bays in the world by boat on one of the local boat trips.

  • Learn to Surf

    Take to the water, with nearby Gwithian Beach and Porthminster in St Ives there's plenty to offer the experienced surfer or total novice a challenge.