October 26th, 2018
For us in St Ives… the question is never ‘Where are you spending NYE?’ but ‘What are you going as this year?’. It’s a given that if you live anywhere near St Ives you’ll be spending NYE at one of the UK’s biggest street parties dressed up as something amazing and/or ridiculous.
August 28th, 2018
Download our FREE guide to planning your class art trip in St Ives. This eBook covers everything you’ll need to build your art trip itinerary in St Ives. It includes tips on the best views for sketching through to details of artist educators, workshops and art institutions in and around St Ives.
April 30th, 2018
Cohort’s team found themselves in the unique situation of having to escape from a prison they voluntarily checked themselves into. Perfect rainy day activity in St Ives and superb fun. Read about what we’re allowed to tell you (which isn’t much!).
March 5th, 2018
We get loads of great schools coming to stay with us at all times of the year. We decided to interview one of our more regular visitors – Sarah Beales, Head of Art at Queen Anne’s School in Caversham. She was super co-operative, thank you Sarah!
Read her interview here…
February 27th, 2018
Whale on the Trail, a film blog focused on affordable travel, made this absolutely awesome film about Bristol University Surf Club’s recent trip to St Ives. Watch it here.
January 12th, 2018
We love our planet and being so close to the ocean we are reminded daily of the effect of our business and our lives on this relatively fragile ecosystem; but why do we need to save water? Reduce our energy consumption and go plastic free?
December 13th, 2017
Last week at the British Youth & Travel Awards 2017 Cohort was awarded BRONZE in the category of Best Accommodation and WE ARE OVER THE MOON!
The British Youth Travel Awards are run by the British Education Travel Association and are the industry’s opportunity to reward high achievers, gain recognition, and raise the profile of the work and individual successes of organisations engaged in youth, student and educational travel, to from and within the UK.
August 29th, 2017
We love… Barnoon Workshop, a dedicated space for Arts & Crafts activities in St Ives. Perfect for individuals, schools or groups; their classes range from drop-in through to more in-depth courses. Barnoon Workshop opened around the same time as Cohort Hostel so we feel a particular affinity to them.
We got together recently and had a chat with founders Pete Giles and Zoe Eaton to find out what they love about St Ives and why they opened Barnoon Workshop.
June 12th, 2017
The sun is OUT. The longest day of the year is still in front of us and we all know that Summer is coming.
This is one of THE best times to be in St Ives and there’s a reason these next few months are the busiest of the year. When faced with a day in St Ives however there’s still the big question… WHAT SHALL I DO?
May 10th, 2017
It’s that time of year again – Festival Time in St Ives. As you might know Cornwall has a history of festival shenanigans – we love a good knees up; it’s an excuse to take time off work, hit the beach or harbour and celebrate all things Cornish. Coming up this weekend we have the St Ives Food & Drink Festival followed by the St Ives Literary Festival. Read all about it…