Romantic Getaway Destinations: St Ives

Magnificent views, delightful seaside and some of the best coastline in all of England, St Ives, Cornwall is a couples dream destination.

You’ll be surprised at how many high quality activities there are on offer here, and with plenty of cosy cottages available to rent, a romantic holiday in ST Ives Cottages  could be more affordable than you might think.

Here are some activities to enjoy on your stay:

Learn to Paint

St Ives School of Painting offers short art courses suitable for all levels in the historic Porthmeor studios at the centre of the St Ives artist’s quarter.
Whether you are a beginner wanting to learn, r a seasoned veteran wanting to hone your technique, the experienced tutors can help. A range of styles are on offer, from landscape, to portrait, watercolours to oils this is a fun and exciting way to spend a day with your loved one

Photo Credit: "St. Ives Studio" by DaveBleasdale on Flickr

Photo Credit: “St. Ives Studio” by DaveBleasdale on Flickr

2. Make a Teddy Bear

Ok guys, just bear with me for a second here. Although this may sound like the most feminine thing next to sitting down with your lady with a big bowel of chocolate ice cream to watch The Notebook, major brownie points are up for grabs. Think about it, you spend the day together creating her very own personalized teddy bear, you stuff him, dress him, give him a wee voice box, whatever you like. It’s going to be painful but just grin and bear it. She will love you for it.

3. Learn to Surf

There you go, something manlier. While she’s relaxing at home cuddling her new teddy, head down to the beach and try your hand at surfing. Experienced instructors and surfboards for hire through till the end of October. Take her with you, bring the teddy too if you like, just be careful if you put a voice box in it as getting him wet might shut him up permanently, wouldn’t that be a shame.

Photo Credit: "St. Ives" by Herry Lawford on Flickr

Photo Credit: “St. Ives” by Herry Lawford on Flickr

4. Attic Cellar Beauty & Treatment Centre

Take some time out and indulge yourself to a full range of beauty treatments, including facials, massages, eyelash extensions, fake tanning, aromatherapy and many more. Treat yourself to a little luxury. You deserve it.

5. The St Ives Museum

A fascinating insight into the past and an absolute dream for historians, the museum contains a variety of interesting displays. Plus check there is a chance to see the world’s smallest dog, which is only 5 inches from nose to tail! A genuinely interesting afternoon out, and well worth the look.

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