St Ives

In the middle ages St Ives was a small fishing port and a part of the parish of Lelant. In the 1400s Lelant harbour silted up and St Ives began to grow. The impressive church dates from this time and markets and fairs were granted in 1487.

St Ives harbour front around 1900 and not a holidaymaker (or artist) in sight

Population 1861: 7,000

Population 2011: 11,400

Planned population 2031: 13,200

New housing marketed as ‘stunning sea views’ at Carbis Bay, near St Ives