Opened by Prince Charles in 1993, with its changing displays of work by artists who lived or stayed in the town, the Tate Gallery has brought an enormous fillip to the town. Hundreds of thousands have enjoyed the paintings, sculptures and ceramics, as well as the permanent display of work by sculptor Dame Barbara Hepworth.
Join the branch line from the main line station of St. Erth, or use the park and Ride facilities at Lelant Saltings. Frequent services operate into St. Ives, trains every thirty minutes, Mondays to Saturdays with Sunday trains too all year round.
in the dramatic views as the line sweeps alongside the golden sands of Hayle
Towans, through Carbis Bay and onto St. Ives with panoramic views of craggy
cliffs and the colourful harbour.
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