In Tate St Ives
A season of two exhibitions about the ceramics studio, the ocean and the landscape.
Come to our Visitor Centre and browse gifts, books and art or purchase tickets for the Barbara Hepworth Museum
Tate St Ives Project
Tate St Ives re-opens on 31 March 2017.
Until then the Visitor Centre next door to the gallery offers information about activities, exhibitions and events over this period. Find out more about the project.
The gallery and museum are within walking distance of St Ives town centre and Porthmeor beach.
A frequent rail service operates between London Paddington and St Ives via Reading, Exeter, Plymouth, Bodmin, Truro, St Erth and Penzance. A local train service operates from St Erth to St Ives. For train times and booking see:
There are daily National Express coach services from Victoria Coach Station, London. These services travel via Heathrow, Plymouth, Liskeard, St Austell, Truro, Redruth, Camborne, St Ives and Penzance – stopping at most small towns en route.
There are regular local bus services to and from St Ives.
St Ives is a 15–20 minute drive from the A30. On reaching the town, follow the brown signs to Tate St Ives. Please be aware that parking in St Ives is limited.
Shuttle bus service
A shuttle bus service runs throughout the year between the Trenwith Coach and Car Park and the town centre, which is a five minute walk from Tate St Ives. For details call St Ives Tourist Information on +44 (0)1736 796297.
Park and ride service – peak season
A train park and ride service operates from St Erth and Lelant Saltings stations between the end of May and the end of September. Visitors using the service receive £1 off Tate St Ives admission.
The nearest airport is in Newquay, the regional commercial airport for Cornwall.