Location & Parking
By Car: Take the M5 towards Exeter or Plymouth (take the A38 from Plymouth) join the A30 into Cornwall By Train: Paddington London (First Great Western) to Penzance, Glasgow (Virgin) to Penzance, Alight at St Erth for St Ives By plane: To Newquay, Taxi from Newquay, Call Ace Cars on 01736 797799 Nearest Car park: The Island (can get very busy during the summer months) Park & Ride: St Ives in the summer months can be a nightmare for traffic and parking. We recommend you leave your car at the park and ride in Lelant, take a ten minute, scenic, old-fashioned train ride on this beautiful stretch of coastline to St Ives and take a leisurely stroll around St Ives beautiful harbour past the Wayside Museum and you will find the café on a beautiful protected beach nestled between the islands grassy knoll and a rocky headland on the tip of the harbour.
If you’re joining us on a beautiful day, we recommend parking a short distance away in the heart of St Ives and taking a leisurely coastal stroll to the café, below are some suggestion
The Sloop Car park – A 6-minute walk:
Situated behind the oldest pub in St Ives, The Sloop Inn (built in 1312) you will find a small carpark. From here you