St Ives Tourism, United Kingdom

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St Ives Bay (Cornish: Cammas an Tewyn, meaning bay of the sand dunes) is a bay on the Atlantic coast of north-west Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is in the form of a shallow crescent, some 4 miles or 6 km across, between St Ives in the west and Godrevy Head in the east. At the most southerly point of St Ives Bay, the River Hayle flows into the sea through sand dunes and across the beach. Behind the dunes, the river forms a broad tidal estuary which includes an area of salt marsh and a largely disused port (see article on the industrial history of Hayle). The estuary is a popular place for birdwatching and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds maintains a reserve there. The eastern coast of the bay is a three-mile (5 km) unbroken sandy beach backed by a substantial system of coastal dunes known as The Towans which stretches from Porth Kidney Sands in the west to Godrevy Head in the east. This stretch of beach is popular for surfing, particularly in the Gwithian area. The western side of the bay is on higher ground and is more densely inhabited with substantial settlements at Lelant, Carbis Bay and St Ives. The western coast of the bay is rockier with several small beaches separated by headlands. The Stones reef lies about one mile north-west of Godrevy Head and presents a hazard to navigation - the lighthouse on Godrevy Island warns mariners of the danger. Inshore hazards include the strong tidal stream around Godrevy Island and the tidal current at the mouth of the River Hayle.

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If you are looking for travel information of St Ives in United Kingdom, you've come to the right place. St Ives is located at a short trip away from Plymouth a major city in United Kingdom. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Plymouth for its bountiful attractions like Plymouth Hoe, National Marine Aquarium, Barbican on your trip to St Ives. To explore St Ives, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for St Ives*

  • Pollution Statistics in St Ives

    Know the pollution level of St Ives before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • St Ives: Crime and Safety

    How safe is St Ives for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in St Ives.

    • Burglary and Theft 36.11 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 22.22 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 27.78 (Low)
    • Drug offense 36.11 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 61.11 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 13.89 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 27.78 (Low)
  • Living in St Ives - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of St Ives is 173.12 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 72.92 (High)
    • Climate Index 92.61 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 51.72 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 24.25 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 77.33 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 84.03 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.49 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 95.04 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in St Ives

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in St Ives

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.04 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14.26 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 57.03 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 89.1 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 125.93 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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