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The Island - Pendinas

St Ives, England
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Ranked #9 of 18 Attractions in St Ives
Type: Islands
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Only staying 100 yards away but such a relaxing hidden gem from crowds in st Ives. Lots of seating out of the wind and just a great place to chill. All types catered for from babies to oldies, dogs and kite flyers(particularly good even with 7.99 cheap thing) . never flown a kite so 50 a good age to begin!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Park in Island car park and walk up to top. Such a peaceful place with beautifdul veiws. The sunset though was gobsmacking! Some amazing pictures with beautiful colours! Must go! Can walk in to St Ives easily from this car park in a few minutes and cheap in evenings!

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

A lovely spot where you have the sea infront of you and behind you. Climb the hill and see this old chapel where services are still held. walk around the island and take in the breathtaking views, see the waves crashing on the rocks. a great spot.

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
32 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

What a lovely place to go to relax and view the sites around St. Ives. I have been to St. Ives many times but never really ventured away from the harbour front. This year we decided to go for a walk through the backstreets taking in the less commercialised areas of St. Ives we ended up on top of the... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The island has been keeping me amused for 40 years and now my children love its romance. Rolling down the hill and flying kites - this little island will forever stay with me

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

A really tranquil little hill with a delightful little chapel on top. The views from here are just brilliant in all directions. Nice to get away from the sometimes overwhelming crowds in the narrow streets below. It's a short easy walk up and there are plenty of benches and loads of space to sit and enjoy the views. Loved it.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The Island has a very Special Place in our Hearts as Mums ashes are scattered on the far Western side, so our regular visits to leave Roses mean a grat deal to us both. The grass and seating is beautifully maintained.

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Sussex
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23 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

We always make our way to the 'island' when in St Ives (taking a pasty bought at Ferrells to eat sitting on a bench watching the sea on the rocks if the weather is nice enough). Even when the weather is not so kind, this is a good place for enjoying the views and watching the sea - or the... More

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Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

When you eventually find the car park through all the narrow streets and people, it is well worth it as on a clear day the views are amazing.

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London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
25 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

This is not an island but a small peninsula, with a hill which is easily climbed. The chapel of St Nicholas sits on top of the hill. There are spectacular views of Porthmeor beach on one side and Porthminister beach on the other side. Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy the views while feasting at the top - on a... More

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