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Barnoon Cemetery

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Address: St Ives, England

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Room with a view

If you've got to go, this is as good a place to rest you head, shame you wouldn't see the fabulous views! great to wander around and read some of the wonderful headstone.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Penrith, United Kingdom
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Penrith, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you've got to go, this is as good a place to rest you head, shame you wouldn't see the fabulous views! great to wander around and read some of the wonderful headstone.

Thank sueconvey
Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Located at the top of Barnoon Hill this old cemetery has some head stones dating back to the mid 18th Century. Some detail the marine history of St. Ives by " lost at sea" and "a maritimer ". The graveyard itself is like many in the UK, not well maintained. Beautiful view of Porthmeor Beach.

Thank Challenger01
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

on a fairly steep hill this graveyard has some amazing views. The two connected little churches are generally closed but you can walk around everywhere - it is right next to probably the best beach and a car park in St Ives so you are likely to pass it.

Thank Adam W
Luton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

We have a personal interest in this cemetery because it was one of my late sister's favourite places in Cornwall. Very steep to walk up or down from the beach but if you like to wander round cemeteries the names and stories on the gravestones are very interesting.

Thank ajb16666
Hitchin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2016

A lovely spot on the headland between bays. Worth a walk and wander. Close to The Tate so an easy detour along the way.

Thank budcat
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016

lovely to walk round it was tranquil Barbara Hepworth the Sculptor is buried here. wouldn't recommend for the kids

Thank Patricia Q
Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2016

Barnoon Cemetary, undeveloped in this busy little town, contains all of the natural textures which made me fall in love with Cornwall forty years ago. All around it are newly refurbished slate and concreted, tarmac coated, planes and surfaces smoothed into clean modernity, and naturally devoid of visible life-forms. Barnoon remains a rare piece of Cornish ecology, with its' tiny... More 

Thank Susan G
Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2016

I came here with my daughter & great grand daughter on a Ghost Walk last year which finished up here. We couldn't see very much as it was about 9.30pm at night & it was dark, added to which, the leader of the Ghost Walk was telling some pretty hair raising stories about goings on there over the centuries. I... More 

1 Thank pat w
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2015

I think to list this as an attraction or tourist spot rather than seeing it for what it essentially is, a grave yard, shows a non intended slight disrespect for what is a resting place for deceased relatives of local people. I cam however see how people like to respectfully explore the site, so long as those using it for... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015

Our car park was directly above this and it is by the new Tate so hard not to go through or past but it is in essence Boot Hill so not sure what you do in a cemetery, chant maybe

Thank Chris E

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