Car Parks in St Ives

St Ives has eight Cornwall Council public pay and display car parks.
They all are within a 10 minutes walk to the town centre.

Trenwith, St. Ives, TR26 1DD – Long stay – 311 spaces (winter)

Park Avenue, St. Ives, TR26 1QE – Long stay – 77 spaces

Station, St. Ives, TR26 2BH – Long stay – 106 spaces

Sloop, St. Ives, TR26 1LT – Short stay – 42 spaces

Island, St. Ives, TR26 1SY – Long stay – 155 spaces

Porthmeor, St. Ives, TR26 1JU – Short stay – 45 spaces

Barnoon, St. Ives, TR26 1JD – Long stay – 154 spaces

Smeatons, Pier, St. Ives, TR26 1PS – Short stay – 31 spaces

Along with two further public pay and display car parks:

Stennack, Car Park, St. Ives, TR26 1QX – Short stay

Stennack Surgery, Car Park, St. Ives, TR1 1RU – Short stay

Please note that there will be road closures for events as follows:


Traffic-free shopping and street entertainment

12-8pm Fore Street, Back Lane

St Ives Lantern Parade and Christmas Lights Switch-on

5-8pm – Gabriel Street. Chapel Street. Tregenna Hill, Tregenna Place, High Street,  Back Street, Market Place, Lifeboat Hill, Back Lane, Fore Street


The Arrival of Father Christmas on the high tide

5-7.30pm Lifeboat Hill,  Wharf Road, Fore Street

Free Parking in St Ives

There is free parking all day on Saturday 30 November in all the Cornwall Council car parks listed above.

Courtesy of local businessman Pete Eddy, there will be FREE CAR PARKING at the Stennack Car Park, St Ives, TR26 1QX:  all day on Saturday 30 November, from 5pm on  Friday 6 December and all day on Saturday 7 December.

Park and Ride to St Ives

St Erth Railway Station Car Park

Take the branch line from St Erth station to St Ives or Park and Ride from Lelant Salting station.