Getting Here



Penwith Gallery

Back Road West

St Ives

Cornwall TR26 1NL


On foot: The gallery is within walking distance of St Ives town centre and Porthmeor Beach, a few minutes from Tate St Ives.

By train: 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.

By coach: 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.

By bus: There are regular local bus services to and from St Ives.  Traveline – local public transport information

By car: St Ives is a 15–20 minute drive from the A30. Parking can be difficult especially in peak season, so please plan ahead and consider using the park and ride or shuttle bus services below.  The gallery does not have car parking.

Shuttle bus: 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. Call St Ives Tourist Information on +44 (0)1736 796297 for details.

Park and Ride service (peak season): A park and ride service operates from St Erth train station, offering a scenic 10 minute journey into St Ives on the St Ives bay line. Visit National Rail Enquiries for more information.