St Ives Vacations

8 miles (13 kilometers) to the northwest of Cambridgeshire, is St Ives, a great place to visit while exploring the region. A popular spot for visitors, St Ives is about 35 miles (56 kilometers) from Stansted Airport.

St Ives is near a range of colorful Cambridgeshire’s well-known sights. Two attractions that should be on every visitor’s itinerary is the fascinating Paxton Pits Nature Reserve and the much-loved Cambridge Castle. Two other popular spots that are located within a short distance of St Ives are Kettle's Yard and Pepys Library.

Stop by some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region such a rewarding holiday destination. In particular, you should make sure you check out Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences and the Whipple Museum of the History of Science. Book seats for a live performance at the Cambridge Corn Exchange in Cambridge, the Cambridge Arts Theatre and the ADC Theatre.

Get active in the great outdoors at the many beautiful destinations nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Join in a ball game, mingle with locals, or just soak up the sunshine at Fellows Garden in Cambridge and the University Botanic Gardens.

While you are here, don’t miss the nearby local attractions such as Wren Library in Cambridge, Jesus Green and Parker's Piece. These spots are popular with locals and tourists alike. Those interested in the world's various faiths will enjoy the serene atmosphere at the King's College Chapel in Cambridge, the Round Church Visitor Centre and the Church of St Mary the Great.

Go to the Cambridge Market Square in Cambridge and the Grand Arcade Shopping Centre to scratch that shopping itch.

Spend a few hours with fellow sports fans at Fenner's, Cambridge, cheering on the popular Cambridge University Cricket Club. On weekends the area around the stadium becomes a sea of cambridge blue, as crowds gather to support their beloved team.

Finding somewhere handy to rest your head in St Ives is easy. The Cambridge City Hotel, the University Arms Hotel and the Menzies Hotels Cambridge are just some of the most popular accommodation options here.


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