St.Ives city viewSt.Ives , United Kingdom
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St. Ives city view
There is a panoramic and very dynamic live broadcast to the beautiful marine city of the county of Cornwall – St. Ives. In the past, St. Ives was an important fishing center on the Cornwall peninsula. Currently, the city of St. Ives in our webcam, is considered as a popular resort with the best resort title in Britain.
The origin of the name of the city of St. Ives is connected with the legend of the holy preacher Ives, who converted the locals into the Christian faith in the 5th century.
From the Middle Ages until the second half of the 19th century, the main occupation of the city’s population was fishing. Close to the beginning of the 20th century, St. Ives became a resort city. In the same period, a railway, stretching along the cliff and the bay was built here. Now this railway is a real historical landmark.
The most enchanting city in the Cornwall – St. Ives has a rich cultural heritage. Here it is easy possible to combine a beach holiday with the museums and art galleries visiting.
In the town of St. Ives in our online webcam there is a Modern Art Tate Museum branch office and the house – museum with a sculpture garden of Barbara Hepworth, a popular English modernist artist.
Traveling around St. Ives, which beautiful panorama is perfectly visible in our webcam, we advise to check out the St. Ives Museum with interesting exhibits of the history and culture of the city.
In the resort town of St. Ives there are two significant holidays, dating back several centuries, are held. The first of them is a holiday in honor of the founding of the city, celebrated on the first Sunday and Monday of February. The obligatory program of the event includes a procession to the St. Ives well.
The second holiday with the more than 200 years old, is the Knill ceremony. It takes place once every five years. This event is traditionally attended by the mayor, vicar, chief customs city officer, two widows and 10 girls – fishermen or sailors daughters.
The climate in St. Ives is temperate. The hottest month is July with the average temperature 15 ° C. January is the coldest month with an average temperature of 6 ° C. December is the rainiest month. In August, the warmest temperature in the sea is about 17 ° C.
Weather forecast in St. Ives for 7 days is available in our website online.