Wednesday 25 April 2012

Guided Tours Of St Ives

Guided Tours Of St Ives

Guided Tours Of St Ives - which have been running for the last couple of years - have a new schedule for their three weekly tours. These now run every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday - from March to November.

Also led by a new local guide - Dawn - who has updated the content and format.

As before they all start at 11.00 am and depart from outside St Ives Guildhall. Cost is £5.00 per person - no need to book just turn up ten minutes before the start and pay when you arrive.

Monday - Welcome to St Ives.
If you are a first time visitor, or have visited before but would like to expand your knowledge of our beautiful town - then this is the perfect tour for you. A leisurely walk around the town, stopping at points of historical interest to share some quirky facts, learn some insights into the lives of the townspeople, and hear about the legends that give St Ives its unique character and history:
More Info .... Welcome To St Ives

Wednesday - The Story Of St Ives.
St Ives has a fascinating history – from its roots as a remote fishing and  mining village, to its position in the mid twentieth century as a world-renowned centre of modernist art, and now as a well-loved holiday destination. This tour will guide you through all these facets of the town’s history, providing insights into the lives of people in the town throughout the centuries.
More Info ... The Story Of St Ives

Thursday - Art In St Ives.
St Ives has long been famous for the quality of its light and its stunning scenery. Artists have been drawn here since the early 19th century and are still in the town living, visiting and working. We are lucky to have many high quality galleries including the world famous Tate St Ives, Hepworth Museum and Leach Pottery. During this tour you will gain an insight into the lives of the artists who came to this small remote fishing village during the twentieth century, and established its reputation as one of the world’s foremost centres for modernist art.
More Info ... Art In St Ives

Dawn can also provide private tours - for groups, couples or individuals - tailored to your requirements.

You''l find more on:
Guided Tours Of St Ives - Website

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