St Ives is the U.K's best holiday destination, be it a weekend break or a family holiday we can cater to your every need. One of the most important things when considering any break, irrespective of the time, is what is there to do once you're there? St Ives has a plethora of options to keep everybody entertained, content and happy.
Godrevy Lighthouse marks the Stones reef, which has been a hazard to shipping for many centuries. The Stones reef had claimed many ships and prompted calls for a lighthouse to be built, but nothing came of plans until the wreck of the iron screw steamer SS Nile during a storm on 30 November 1854. All of her passengers and crew, numbering about 40 people in total, were lost.
The Lighthouse is a white octagonal tower, 86 feet (26 m) high and made of rubble stone, bedded in mortar. It is situated almost in the center of the island and was originally provided with cottages for the keepers. The first light was a revolving white one which flashed every ten seconds, with a fixed red light below the main light, which could be seen over a 45-degree arc of danger from the reef.
Given the Lighthouses deep - rooted maritime history, exceptional quality of build and its importance to the local community, we wanted to honour its importance and so proudly named our property The Godrevy Lodge.