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Welcome to our blog: We write about St Ives and Cohort life. We predominantly blog about things that pop into our head that we think you might like to know...

Family stays in St Ives

September 11th, 2020

Since COVID we have only been selling private rooms and a great consequence of that is an increase in families who have found Cohort to be a viable, budget friendly alternative to hotels and self-catering cottages. As we love a good list here are our Top Ten things for families to do when staying in St Ives – both free and not-so-free.

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3 weeks in: A footnote

July 25th, 2020

Our final note in the ‘Covid-19’ blog series. A reflection on how it’s going now we’re open and how it feels after lockdown. A footnote, if you will with a tinge of relief and lots of positivity after what’s been a difficult time.

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Googly eyes and other issues

June 11th, 2020

“Right… you have to re-think the way your business operates from the bottom up; you have some time, maybe 3 weeks, maybe 6. It might be temporary… it might not. It may be that you have to work to 2m social distancing… it might be 1m. You will probably be able to open on 4th July, maybe not… maybe later; maybe some businesses will be able to open and that might be you but it might not: Either way make sure you are a fully trained social media expert, understand the contactless guest experience and can spot COVID-19 symptoms from at least 10 paces.”

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A note from the owner: The beginning of the end?

June 5th, 2020

The start of our journey to re-opening; from lockdown on 23rd March to now and looking forward. Socially distancing in a hostel and other, more emotional challenges. Read a note from the owner here.

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School trips – Sample Itinerary

March 4th, 2020

St Ives is safe, secure and easy to navigate. A fantastic destination for all schools, no matter the age or focus of your students. Read about some of the awesome things you can get up to as well as download our FREE sample itinerary for a 3 – 5 day trip to St Ives.

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Foraging in St Ives

October 9th, 2019

Autumn is an awesome time of year in St Ives – it’s so beautiful and still relatively warm. Our lovely receptionist Kaz Turnbull takes you on a coastal walk with Josh Quick of Wild St Ives to find out just what you can find (and eat) on the SW Coast Path. Get foraging this October.

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Walk from St Ives to Carbis Bay

July 10th, 2019

Fancy getting out and about on foot from Cohort Hostel? We highly recommend walking over to Carbis Bay Beach – the next beach along from Porthminster. It’s a lovely, short walk and gives you some gorgeous views for a very small amount of effort.

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St Ives Swellboard Shoot Out

June 13th, 2019

Ever wondered what the Swellboard Shootout is all about? Here’s a quick overview of what to expect on one of the best weekend’s of the year in St Ives.

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St Ives Farmers Market

May 7th, 2019

St Ives Farmers Market is a GOLD award winning, well established and TASTY community landmark in the heart of the town. The market runs every Thursday from 9.30am – 2pm at the Guildhall, all year round. There is something for everyone and it is not to be missed.

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24 Hours in St Ives

March 1st, 2019

24 hours in St Ives is not long enough to do everything but it is long enough to get whet your appetite for a longer stay next time. Read our blog for our top tips on how to spend one day in St Ives from morning till night.

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