The Old Riverport St Ives is a beautiful historic town 15 miles away from Cambridge on the river Great use that offers a wealth of recreational opportunities including electric riverboat trips. Other attractions available are a range of fascinating heritage along the waterfront, alleyways and market place, and a great range of independent shops throughout the town.
Its original character is retained with markets that are held every Monday and Friday as well as bank holidays markets and award winning Farmer’ Market held on the first and third Saturday of every month. The focal point of the town is the splendid 15th Century Bridge and chapel over the river, one of only three such surviving in England.
St Ives also has a very lively nightlife with various restaurants and cafes, illuminated boat parade, a stomping Jazz and Blues Festival and a unique Snowman Festival.