Thurlestone Guest House
En-suite Bed and Breakfast in Carbis Bay - St Ives - Cornwall

En-suite Bed and Breakfast in  St Ives Carbis Bay
  • Built in 1843
  • 7 En-suite Rooms
  • Reductions for Children
  • Free Wifi
  • Cots, Highchairs, Baby listening and bedding on request
  • Licensed residents bar\lounge
  • Art Galleries, Historic Houses & Gardens
  • Open March to November
  • Golf, Riding, Walking, Fishing
  • Sea & Wooded Valley Views
  • Off Road Car Parking
  • Short Breaks
  • Ideal Touring Base
  • St Ives 1 Miles, 5 min. Drive
Bed and Breakfast in Carbis Bay
B&B in st Ives

Thurlestone Guest House is a traditional Cornish granite house built in 1845, tastefully modernised with beamed ceilings retaining much of its character, offering all the modern facilities and comforts you would expect to make your stay an enjoyable one.

The guest house is situated in Carbis Bay, on the outskirts of St Ives town, the town can be reached by footpaths, local bus or scenic railway from Carbis Bay station.

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The Accommodation

Bed and Breakfast in Carbis Bay
Bed and Breakfast in Carbis Bay
Bed and Breakfast in Carbis Bay

A 5 mins walk down the wooded footpath directly opposite the Thurlestone leads straight to Carbis Bay beach.


Breakfast - Served from 8.45 am to 9.15 am.
There is a choice of full English, Continental or Vegetarian

Room Service - Continental breakfast is available on room service if you wish to lay in a little longer! - Please order the evening before.

Licensed residents bar & TV lounge

  • Tastefully decorated and furnished to a high standard throughout.
  • En-suite bedrooms with television and refreshment facilities.
  • Keys provided with access at all times.
  • Full central heating for out of season.
  • Beautiful sea views of St Ives Bay and Godrevy Lighthouse.
  • Footpath opposite the guest house with just a 5 minute walk through a pretty wooded valley to a large sandy beach.


Exit A30 Hayle by-pass following A3074 signs for St.Ives. Proceed through the village of Lelant to Carbis Bay. You will pass a convenience store on your left and the guest house is located approximately mile further on, next to the newsagents.

Leaving the car behind?

Getting to Thurlestone Guest House couldn't be easier! If you don't fancy the motorway madness then fly from Stanstead to Newquay or take a direct train from Paddington to Penzance (change at St Erth for Carbis Bay). We will collect you from Pernzance for a small charge or free from St Erth or Carbis Bay. Many coach companies also run to St Ives. Please contact us for more details.

Local Attractions

St Ives town: One of the most popular resorts in Cornwall, a favourite with artists made evident with all the galleries including the Tate.

The town itself is a maze of quaint little cobbled streets with High street shops, a wide variety of speciality shops, a wide selection of pubs, restaurants and tea rooms.
Four main beaches surround the town, from safe bathing in the harbour for young children to surfing the Atlantic rollers.

Cliff walks directly from the Thurlestone can be enjoyed to Porthkidney Sands and Lelant to the East and St Ives to the West.


Within a short drive

  • Numerous Coves
  • Lands End
  • Penzance with St Michael's Mount and day trips to the Isles of Scilly
  • Many National Trust gardens and country houses
  • Truro City with its cathedral
  • The Eden Project is approximately 1 hours drive

Whatever your interests there is a wide selection of leaflets in the Thurlestone and your hosts will be only too happy to help.



  • Sorry NO pets allowed.

  • Single occupancy of twin\double room - room rate applies.
    (Except low season from 40.00 per night)

  • All rooms are available
    from: 3.15 pm on the day of arrival.

  • Rooms must be vacated
    by: 10.00 am on the day of departure.

  • Under 2 yrs old - Free
  • 2 - 14 yrs old - 50% Discount (if sharing room with adults)

  • A deposit of one nights stay per person is required for up to a 5 night stay. Two nights deposit per person for bookings of 6 nights or over.
  • ALL DEPOSITS ARE NON REFUNDABLE All major Debit\Credit cards accepted


Mandy and Gary Cartwright look forward to welcoming you

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Mandy and Gary Cartwright
Thurlestone Guest House,
St. Ives Road, Carbis Bay,
St. Ives, Cornwall TR26 2RT

Tel: (01736) 796369

CONTACT 01736 796369
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