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Location 14 Channel View is located in the beautiful town of St. Ives, Cornwall which was voted the Best UK Seaside Resort in both 2013 and 2014 by the British Travel Awards and Cornwall’s Best Family Holiday Destination and Best Seaside Town by Coast Magazine and the Guardian Newspaper. St. Ives is located in West Cornwall, on the stunning North Coast, with Penzance lying six miles to the south. Due to the climate being among the mildest in the UK, thanks to the warming effect of the Gulf Stream, St Ives is the ideal holiday destination both in and out of season. St. Ives has four main beaches: Porthmeor, Porthminster, Porthgwidden and the Town Beach. Whether you prefer surfing on Porthmeor or sunbathing on Porthminster, there is an ideal beach for everyone. The house is positioned above Porthmeor Beach, with far reaching views of Godrevy Lighthouse to the right and Clodgy Point to the left. Tate St. Ives is only a few minutes walk from the house, with the main town only a few more minutes walk. Within the town of St. Ives you will find cafes and restaurants to suit every taste in it’s quaint, cobbled streets. Picturesque, granite cottages line the streets in the old town and an art gallery can be found round every corner. The quality of light has attracted a world renowned art colony including Barbara Hepworth, Turner, Henry Moore and Whistler. More recent artist have included Patrick Heron, Trevor Bell and Mick Paynter. St. Ives has it’s own school of painting which runs courses throughout the year. Attractions further afield include: The Minack Theatre - Cornwall’s world famous open-air theatre is located at Porthcurno, 4 miles from Land’s End. It is in a fantastic situation in the cliffside above Porthcurno Beach and offers amazing views of the Atlantic Ocean. Further details can be found at: www.minack.com Porthcurno Telegraph Museum - This extremely interesting museum is located just below The Minack Theatre, next to Porthcurno beach and tells the story of the technology behind communication. The first telegraph cables that linked Britain with other nations came ashore at the cable station which is located here. It played a very important role during both world wars and more details can be found here: www.porthcurno.org.uk Land’s End - The most westerly part of mainland Britain, Land’s End is located about 8 miles to the west of Penzance. Land’s End has been a tourist attraction for many years, and a small museum showing the fantastic achievements of people undertaking the famous John O’Groats to Land’s End journey can be found here. More details can be found here: www.landsend-landmark.co.uk St Michael’s Mount - This enchanting island has been home to the St Aubyn family for hundreds of years. The Castle that sits atop the island is fascinating year round and offers panoramic views across Mounts Bay, to the Lizard and Land’s End. The inside of the castle tells the history of the island and the castle and is well worth a visit. More details can be found at: www.stmichaelsmount.co.uk
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