St Ives is riding a new wave of cool this summer with the expansion of Tate St Ives. Families will enjoy double the gallery space when it reopens on 17 May with a major new exhibition called Relocating St Ives. The iconic seaside gallery is celebrating its 21st birthday with family activities throughout the summer, including a sculpture quest at the Barbara Hepworth Museum and beach art workshops, many of which are free.

Price: Combined entry to Tate St Ives and the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden costs £11 for adults, under-18s are free.

More info: tate.org.uk/visit/tate-st-ives

 

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While you're in St Ives...

Keep an eye on the Hub Box in St Ives for a variety of family-friendly foodie pop-ups this summer, featuring burgers, hot dogs and craft beer.

More info: hub-stives.co.uk

 

Where to shop...

Roo’s beach in porth and mawgan porth is cornwall’s answer to Urban Outfitters.

More info: RoosBeach.co.uk

 

Where to stay...

We recommend The Tide House