Top Five Holiday Parks in St Ives

Our Favourite Holiday and Caravan Parks in St Ives

Located around St Ives Bay, there are many Holiday Parks all offering a little and sometimes a lot of something to suit everyone including dog friendly Cornwall caravan parks. Below are our top 5 holiday parks in the St Ives area, we do hope you agree. However if you feel we have missed a lodge or caravan park in St Ives that should appear, then please don’t hesitate to contact us. We also have some of the latest deals for cheap caravan holidays in St Ives and Cornwall here.

St Ives is an extremely popular Cornish holiday destination and for good reasons with some great examples of family holiday parks in Cornwall. This vibrant and bustling town centres around its traditional working harbour, with its colourful fishing boats landing freshly caught fish which you can enjoy later on that day in one of the many fine eateries. Of course the children and adults alike will want to deliberate over the many different flavours of ice-creams, locally made fudge and who wouldn’t want to try a traditional Cornish pasty all whilst taking in the stunning scenery of St Ives Bay.

For those who love to shop you’re in luck too as the town offers a wide range of choice, including locally owned craft shops, fashion boutiques, surf shops and independent artists all selling their wares.

Just a short distance from the centre of the harbour you will discover the beautiful and award winning Porthmeor Beach, popular with families and surfers alike all enjoying its golden sands and crystal clear Atlantic waves. Overlooked by the Tate St Ives Gallery showcasing the best of British art.

St Ives is perfectly placed to explore further afield with its proximity to the South West Coastal Path, walkers can enjoy miles and miles of breath taking Cornish coastal scenery. For those who wish to explore with the car, St Ives is ideally located within a short distance to the A30 where you will discover The Eden project heading North and Land’s End to the south.

A View of St Ives Harbour and Caravan Parks in St Ives

Hayle, Cornwall

Riviere Sands has been featured elsewhere on this site but really needs to be included again due to it's wonderful location being situated within the spectacular St Ives Bay. With far reaching views and access to the golden sandy beach below which is perfect for long walks, hours of surfing, rock pooling, sand castle building and of course a spot of beach cleaning.

This firm family favourite Haven Holiday Park has lots to offer to keep the children entertained throughout their stay such as den building, archery and surf tuition to name a few. There's pools, amusment arcades and play areas with perfect coastal views.
Head over to the Coastal Cafe to grab a refreshing drink whilst the kids play nearby or enjoy a mouth watering family meal at The Bluff Inn. You could always grab fish and chips to go or a tasty pizza at Papa Johns to enjoy back at your own accommodation or head off to the mini market to buy everyday groceries to cook for yourself.

If it's family entertainment your family enjoy they have that covered also with a range of entertainment throughout each day and into the night. If you ever feel the need to leave and explore then St Ives is just a 20 minute drive away to the south and Hayle even closer and further afield there's always Lands End with it's wonderful rugged coastal views to the south and Flambards Theme Park to the east. There are a range of superb caravan holiday homes to choose from including dog friendly and adapted caravans to suit your requirements.

Why is Riviere Sands Holiday Park a Top St Ives Park?

  • Family entertainment with loads to do!
  • Coastal location and wondeful sea views
  • Swimming pools and fatnastic facilities
  • Dog friendly accomodation

Riviere Sands Holiday Park
Riviere Towans
TR27 5AX
Tel: 01736 752132

Riviere Sands Holiday Park

A View of St Ives Bay and holiday parks in st ives

Hayle, Cornwall

St Ives Bay Holiday Park is perfectly placed for those who love to wake up to the sea breeze blowing gently through their windows, or of course the tent zip if that is your preferred option to stay. With private access to a 3 mile stretch of glorious golden sandy beach backed by sand dunes full of wildlife, large rock pools and caves to explore, this holiday park is perfect for those who love to spend a full day at the beach. They offer a range of holiday stays to suit your family budget and needs, from pitches with perfect views, spacious camping pods complete with TV’s, Chalet’s, caravan holiday homes or even a choice of exclusive holiday homes all of which enjoy amazing views over the bay.

There’s a lot on offer onsite to keep you and your family entertained such as a large indoor pool, a crazy golf course, numerous play areas, tennis courts and of course the arcades. If you wish to have a go at surfing why not head over to Shore Surf School where you can book a lesson, hire boards and purchase goods.

Enjoy glorious sunsets and sea views after a busy day spent at the beach or exploring the bustling harbour side town of St Ives whilst sipping a refreshing drink and perfectly prepared meal at the Sands Bistro or maybe head off to an evening full of entertainment at the Dynamite Bar. If it’s an ice-cream, daily newspaper or a bottle of fresh milk then there’s the park shop where you will find all of the essentials to keep the cupboards well stocked during your stay.

Oh and don’t forget your pooch as this is a very welcoming dog friendly holiday park in Cornwall with information on where you can head out to and explore the wider local area and beaches with your pooch such as Pendennis Castle or Trevaunance Cove.

Is St Ives Bay Holiday Park the Best Holiday Park in St Ives?

  • Range of accommodation options to suit your budget and needs.
  • Dog friendly holiday park
  • Private beach access and a gorgeous beach as well!
  • Swimming pool and arcades, lots to keep the family entertained!


73 Loggans Rd
Upton Towans
TR27 5BH
Tel:0330 053 7000

St Ives Bay Holiday Park

People Heading to the Surf on a Beach near St Ives Bay Holiday Park

St Ives, Cornwall

Ayr Holiday Park really is ideally located to St Ives and enjoys wonderful views over the town, Porthmeor Beach and the surrounding St Ives Bay. It’s because of this reason and others we thought it definitely needs including in our top 5 holiday parks in St Ives. It offers a range of stay options including a choice of caravan holiday homes, self-catering holiday apartments and a choice of touring and camping pitches to suit your budget and needs.

This beautiful dog friendly Holiday Park in Cornwall is nestled on a terraced cliff top is only a short walk into the vibrant and exciting harbour side town of St Ives with its many local independent stores, fine restaurants, art galleries and fudge and pasty stores. Or spend the day at one of it’s beautiful sandy beaches with crystal clear waters, perfect for spending hours building sand castles, crab fishing or if the waves are suitable head ,into the sea and loose hours surfing the Atlantic waves.

For those camping, the well maintained underfloor heated shower block, boasts both separate ladies and gents facilities, baby baths, family rooms and disabled facilities making your stay more comfortable. There’s a laundry room, washing up facilities and a chemical loo disposal site. But if all that sounds far too practical and adult like, they have a new adventure play area for a little fun each day. Head over to their website or better still visit to really appreciate what a wonderfully positioned holiday park this is if you love everything St Ives town and the Bay has to offer.

Why is Ayr Holiday Park a Top 5 Park?

  • Coastal sea views
  • Short walk into St Ives
  • Choice of ways to stay
  • Dog friendly site including designated excersise area

Ayr Holiday Park
Alexandra Road
St Ives
TR26 1EJ
Tel: 01736 795855
Ayr Holiday Park

A Holiday Park Overlooking Porthmeor Beach, St Ives Town and St Ives Bay

Lelant, West Cornwall

St Ives Holiday village is nestled within and surrounded by well-established woodlands and therefore ideal for those who prefer being closer to nature, enjoy woodland walks and family picnics in peaceful woodland settings. You can choose to stay in a wide range of accommodation types from caravan holiday homes, lodges, chalets, cottages and bungalows to suit your individual or family needs and budgets such as dog friendly and accessible accommodation choices.

Children will love this family holiday park in Cornwall with its many facilities and activities on offer, such as the play park, heated indoor pool complete with flume. Enjoy a family game of pool or spend time spotting the local wildlife on the nature trail.
This fabulous holiday park has a supermarket and takeaway should you need food onsite and is only a short drive away from St Ives Town or Hayle if you prefer to eat out and sample the wide range of local eateries all serving a variety of different dishes featuring the latest freshest harbour side catch.

St Ives Bay offers a range of beautiful local beaches to explore, such as the expansive sandy beach of Hayle Towans, which never seems to get busy due to its size. Porthmeor beach ideally located within St Ives town perfect for surfing and exploring the nearby art galleries. Not forgetting the sheltered and peaceful Carbis Bay offering calm waters ideal for families with toddlers and sea swimmers alike.

Why is St Ives Holiday village in Our Top 5?

  • Nautrally very beautifulk in a woodland setting.
  • Dog friendly Holiday Park
  • A short drive away from St Ives 
  • Heated swimming pool and flume


St Ives
West Cornwall
TR26 3HX

St Ives Holiday village


A Family playing on a Adventure Play Ground in the Woodland on a Holiday Park in Cornwall

St Ives, Cornwall

Polmanter Touring Park is a well-established family run holiday park enjoying a beautiful Cornish countryside location and benefitting from far reaching views overlooking St Ives Bay. Offering a range of camping pitches to choose from, including non-serviced grass pitches to multi serviced hardstanding pitches for those who prefer to star gaze be closer to nature and enjoy the coastal sea breeze. This award winning Holiday Park also offers two apartments and two cottages for those looking for that extra comfort and a more luxurious stay. Each one offering something different with facilities such as private gardens the option of hot tubs and one which has been designed with a focus on accessibility.

Situated on the West Cornish coastline Polmanter Touring Park is ideally placed for long coastal walks with your four legged friends as this Cornwall holiday park is dog friendly and even has an exercise field and dog shower just in case the dogs return a little too sandy from their daily adventures. But it’s not all about the dogs as there is plenty on offer for the whole family to make this a perfect and memorable holiday stay and a great family holiday park in Cornwall. Facilities include an outdoor heated swimming pool, tennis courts, outdoor and indoor play areas, games room and mini golf course. Also a bar and restaurant which serves homemade and freshly cooked food mouth-watering food. However, if you prefer to cook for yourselves, there is an onsite store selling local Cornish products as well as anything you might need for your camping experience such as the pegs you may have left behind.

Should you wish to head off to explore the picturesque harbour town of St Ives which is a mere one and a half miles away, then why not jump on the shuttle bus and explore what St Ives has to offer such as the beautiful working harbour, a perfect for a spot of crab fishing, harbour wall diving and listening to the local bands who regularly entertain local's and holiday makers street side. Of course there is lot’s to explore further afield to keep you entertained such as the Minack Theatre, Lands End and The Eden project.  

Why is Polmanter Touring Park a Top St Ives Holiday Park?

  • Dog friendly holiday park
  • Shuttle Bus to St Ives
  • Camping Pitches, apartments and cottages available to stay in.
  • Outdoor heated swimming pool 

Polmanter Touring Park
St Ives
TR26 3LX
Tel: 01736 795640

Polmanter Touring Park

An Outdoor Play Area with Ocean Views in the Distance