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Parking in St Ives

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There is no parking at Cohort but plenty nearby.

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Nearest car parks

The Stennack car park

TR26 1QX. Approximately 50 yards from Cohort. Fees: £1/first hour then £1.30/hour for subsequent hours; it goes up to £12/24 hours. This is a private car park and great for short stays although the most expensive one for long stays. BRING COINS, it doesn’t take cards.

Park Avenue car park

TR26 1QE. Approximately 4 minute walk from Cohort. Fees: £2/2 hours up to £7.50/24 hours. 77 spaces and easy to park a minibus, no coach parking. Council car park and possible to pay for a week at a time (£47). If full hang around for 10 minutes as a space is likely to become available.

Here’s a little video of the walk from Park Avenue Car Park to Cohort Hostel (YouTube).

Trenwith Leisure Centre car park

TR26 1DD. Approximately 8 minute walk from Cohort. Fees: £2/2 hours up to £7.50/24 hours. 759 spaces + coach parking. Council car park and possible to pay for a week at a time (£47).

Paying for parking

  • Notes and cards are not accepted at most car parks, please bring change.
  • At council car parks you can pay by card over the phone by calling the number displayed at the car park and quoting the location number.
  • For council car parks download the Phone and Pay app in advance to pay quickly by card via 3/4G (or WiFi once you arrive at Cohort).
  • It is recommended that you do not leave your car without paying for parking.

Alternative car parks

Station car park

TR26 2BH. Approximately 7 minute walk from Cohort. Fees: £2/2 hours up to £7.50/24 hours. 106 spaces and easy to park a minibus, no coach parking. Council car park and possible to pay for a week at a time (£47). This is a very busy car park so one of the harder ones to find a space however you might find one becomes available if you hang around for 10 -20 minutes.

Rugby Club car park

TR26 1ER. Privately owned car park available just outside town. Fees: £5/all day or £3 after 4pm. Extensive space available.

Transport to car parks

  • Trenwith Leisure Centre car park is at the top of the town with spectacular views; it’s a lovely walk down but quite steep to go back up. Buses run from next door to Cohort up to the car park every 10-20 minutes in the Summer. The cost is £1.50/person.
  • Rugby Club car park is about a 10-15 minute walk out of town but a bus runs to and from the car park to Porthmeor Beach (5 minutes) every 15 minutes. The cost is £1/person. There are spectacular views on the bus ride into St Ives.

Downloadable map

Download our Coach / Minibus parking guide to have with you on your journey.

 

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