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Welcome To
Labour In Vain
In The Center Of St Ives


Labour In Vain, St Ives is a traditional dog friendly, Cornish self catering cottage offering luxury spacious holiday accommodation. Situated in the heart of the beautiful old town of Downalong, St Ives, the cottage is a moments walk from the shops, restaurants and award-winning beaches that St Ives has to offer. The self catering cottage has been designed to offer spacious, light and exceptionally comfortable family accommodation for up to seven guests with the added benefit of a sunny courtyard & sea views. The perfect retreat for your self catering holiday in St Ives, Cornwall. A cosy family cottage with white painted beams and walls, discreet lighting and thick granite recesses. It has polished wooden floorboards throughout except the kitchen which has quarry tiles. It is approached via a suntrap pretty courtyard looking down Mount Zion, which is traffic free & leading down towards the harbour.

Sleeps 5

In 2 doubles & 1 Single Room

2 Beaches & the harbour

All within a 2 Minute Walk

Town Center

Just 2 minutes to the town center restaurants & shops.

Costal Cliff Walks

Just 5 to 10 minutes walk away


High speed broadband

Satalight TV

By arrangement


With shower

Dish Washer

In the Kitchen

Washing Machine

In the Kitchen

Dogs Welcome

By arrangement


The rooms


The entrance


Ground Floor

Dining room

Ground Floor

Sitting room

Ground Floor

Games Room

Lower Ground Floor


First floor

Bedroom 1

First floor master double room

Bedroom 2

First floor double room

Bedroom 3

First floor single room


Labour In Vain self catering cottage is located on a no-through quiet road in the heart of Downalong with easy access by car.

Labour In Vain

14 Victoria Road
TR26 1NY

Perfectly positoned surounded by the beaches and just moments from the town center and restaurants.

  • Access

    Access by car

    The nearest car park is Island Car-Park approx 100 metres away. Alternatively St Ives has a park and ride with parking at Lelant Saltings railway station

  • Access

    Bus Taxis or Train

    The bus and train stations are located a mile away. Taxis are also available at this location. St Ives railway station is linked to the Paddington to Penzance main rail route via the St Ives branch line which runs regular services to St Erth station.

  • Access


    The town also has regular services via National Express Coach to London Victoria, Heathrow and numerous other destinations throughout the UK. The nearest airports to St Ives are Newquay and Plymouth

  • Amenities

    The nearest supermarket (Tesco) is located 1 mile away. Alternativly there is a Co-op in town about 10min walk. St Ives shops, restaurants & amenities are within a couple of minutes walk For more info see Visiting St Ives

  • Beaches

    The nearest beaches are Porthgwidden, Porthmeor and The Harbour all located between 200-400 metres away. For more info see Visiting St Ives


Prices & dates

Short breaks available out of season on a daily rate, Please use our contact from below

Contact Us

or call 07810 480 190 fo all enquiries