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Guided Tours of St Ives

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Guided Tours of St Ives
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Enjoy a 75 minute walking tour of the beautiful town of St Ives in West Cornwall. Drop-on tours run every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, departing from the Guildhall at 11am prompt, and take you on a fascinating meander through the colourful...more
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Street-an-pol, St Ives, England
+44 7816 180639
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After this tour I’ll look at St Ives in a new light. Our guide Dawn gave us an excellent tour of the town, pointing out many things that we’d seen many times, but hadn’t realised their origins. This tour is a must for those visitors...More

Thank Kevin E
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Dawn was a lovely knowledgeable guide on this gentle walking tour round and about St Ives. Perfect way to spend a couple of hours and great value

Thank Sarah N
Dawn B, Owner at Guided Tours of St Ives, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Hi Sarah, Many thanks for the review, and I'm pleased you enjoyed the tour.

Reviewed 4 July 2018

My only regret about the tour is that my husband did not join me. I had so much to tell him that I forgot half of it. I was in a pleasant group of 9 today. Dawn was so natural and spoke so passionately about...More

Thank Hayley1950
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Dawn's art tour was a really good way to get more of a feel for the town and where to galleries and studios are and the stories behind some of the artists and life of the town.

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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Fantastic walking tour led by Dawn. Great introduction to the town with some history, local stories and facts without being overwhelming. The trip was very causal, lots of time for questions and an easy stroll across town with lots of stops to discuss points of...More

Thank bullwinkle4
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Really looking forward to this tour having read so many great reviews. Tour advertised as continuing through October but, along with a dozen or so people, we just sat and waited and waited. Eventually the tourist office rang the guide and announced no tours in...More

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Dawn B, Owner at Guided Tours of St Ives, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

I'm really sorry you were left waiting for my tour on Monday. I did advise the Visitor Information Centre that I would be taking a couple of weeks off from my tours after the September Festival, and asked that they let everyone know that tours...More

Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We are on holiday in St Ives for two weeks and did the Wednesday history tour last week and this week we did the Thursday art tour. Dawn is just great - so interesting and knowledgable. My aunt travelled across from Falmouth to join us...More

Thank RayGilliland
Reviewed 18 September 2017

I always like to do the walking tour of any town I am visiting as they can be very informative, and this tour of St Ives lived up to expectations. Dawn was very knowledgable about St Ives and obviously loves the town. She told us...More

Thank purplecatlover
Dawn B, Owner at Guided Tours of St Ives, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Many thanks for your kind review. I'm glad you found the tour informative and look forward to seeing you on my Art Tour if you visit St Ives again. Dawn

Reviewed 10 September 2017

Although I have visited St Ives before, my wife had not so we decided to take a walking tour as we both enjoy these. Dawn is a wonderful guide and we learned so much about this beautiful town. We went on the history tour and...More

Thank Martin P
Dawn B, Owner at Guided Tours of St Ives, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank so much for your review, Martin. I'm delighted that you enjoyed the Story of St Ives tour, and hope to see you on my art tour when you visit St Ives again. Dawn

Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

My husband & I did both the History & Art tour & we have to say it was the highlight of our holiday. Dawn was so passionate & her knowledge on both the tours was first rate. They were exceptional value for money @ £5...More

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Dawn B, Owner at Guided Tours of St Ives, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you so much for joining both tours while you were in St Ives, and for your kind review - I'm delighted you enjoyed them and thought they were good value. Best wishes, Dawn

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The gost tour has one hill but not two bad yes a slow walker could do it