Things to Do

Make the most of your stay at the Gannet and discover the best of West Cornwall and beyond. The hotel is perfectly placed for lush sandy beaches, pretty seaside towns and everything in between. To give you a helping hand, we've pulled together a list of some of our favourite things to do...

  • Carbis Bay Beach

    If you’re in need of a laid-back beach day, look no further than the soft golden sands of Carbis Bay, located just an 8-minute walk from the hotel.

  • South West Coastal Path

    Lace up your walking boots and head outside because you'll find one of the best coastal walks in the country right on our doorstep.

  • C Bay Spa at Carbis Bay Estate

    Treat yourself to ultimate relaxation with a treatment in the greatly enlarged and remodelled C Bay Spa at nearby Carbis Bay Estate.

  • St Ives By Train

    For soaking up the scenic grandeur of St Ives Bay, nothing compares to this short but spectacular train journey from St Erth to St Ives with Great Western Railway.

  • Ocean Sports Centre

    There is no better way of exploring the beckoning blues of Carbis Bay than from the water, so why not drop by the Ocean Sports Centre and experience the Cornish coast from a different perspective?

  • St Ives Historic Lifeboat Trips

    Enjoy a truly unique historic trip around St Ives Bay on board the former St Ives Lifeboat built in 1899.

  • Tate St Ives

    Discover an award-winning museum where inspiring art and breathtaking scenery meet at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean.

  • St Ives E-Bikes

    Parking in St Ives can be trying at the best of times, so why not explore St Ives and the stunning wilds of West Cornwall in a cleaner, greener way with St Ives E-Bikes.

  • Porthkidney Beach & Hayle

    Walk 15-minutes along the South West Coast Path, and you’ll stumble across this vast expanse of golden sands known as Porthkidney Beach.

  • St Michael's Mount

    Explore the amazing island world of St Michael's Mount and discover legend, myth and over a thousand years of incredible history.

  • Polgoon Vineyard

    Discover the award-winning wines of Cornwall, on a full or half-day guided tour around the stunning Cornish countryside.

  • Isles of Scilly Day Trip

    Make the most of your stay in Cornwall and enjoy a day out with a difference with day trips to Scilly from £35 return.