Porthmeor Studios, Back Road West

Porthmeor Studios, Back Road West, St Ives, Cornwall TR26 1NG View on map

Grade II* listed lofts and cellars for the pilchard fishing industry, built in phases during the 19th century. Artists started moving into the net lofts in the 1880s, since then it has been central to the history and development of the artists' colony at St Ives. Still used by fishermen and artists.


  • Grant Recipient

    Borlase Smart John Wells Trust Ltd
  • Contact for access

    Mr Chris Hibbert

Opening Arrangements

⚠️ Coronavirus: We do not expect any grant-aided properties to be open at the current time.