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Interesting

Some people might find it a strange place to visit but it is quite interesting with some of the... read more

Reviewed April 12, 2018
leicsduo
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leicester,uk
Beautiful place for a graveyard

It was April and the blackbirds sang :). The weather was nice but windy and cloudy. There is quite... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2018
Anneli K
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Pori, Finland
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“alfred wallis” (9 reviews)
“resting place” (3 reviews)
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St Ives, England
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Reviewed April 12, 2018

Some people might find it a strange place to visit but it is quite interesting with some of the graves being very ornate, Alfred wallis being one of them. There are many graves here going back many centuries with whole families buried in them. Its...More

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Reviewed April 9, 2018

It was April and the blackbirds sang :). The weather was nice but windy and cloudy. There is quite cold by the sea, although there were even 12 degrees celsius.

Thank Anneli K
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Reviewed November 24, 2017

Went here to see the grave of local artist Alfred Wallis . I found the grave yard to be a bit untidy but this is like most graveyards now .

Thank dave l
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Reviewed July 19, 2017

This oasis overlooking the famous surf beach Porthmeor, give time for reflection, there are seats where one can sit and look out over the sea, or wander around this lovely cemetary one can find interesting graves of many local people

Thank Diddy12013
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Reviewed July 17, 2017

I was drawn to look at the cemetery as there are often interesting old stones to look at in these places. What I was not expecting was the number of amazing butterflies around the place. It is a little nature reserve - lovely

Thank Jan W
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Reviewed June 1, 2017

Our room at West by Five B&B overlooked the cemetery so I decided to walk round one afternoon. Built on a hillside overlooking the sea it's a pleasant last resting place. There are some very old gravestones, some quite ornate. Unusually, the stones mostly face...More

Thank PaulAndJoy167
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Reviewed May 14, 2017

This is worth a look around if you are nearby. Lots of war heroes laid to rest here and whilst you are looking there are tremendous views out to sea.

Thank dougall45
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Reviewed March 21, 2017

Not sure this should be labelled as a tourist attraction - it is a cemetery where people are still being buried. But it is in the most fabulous location with wonderful views.

Thank PEMtheDane
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Reviewed January 3, 2017

Walked through this lovely Cemetery on the way to Clodgy View Terrace, this is a very old Cemetery and although on a steep slope it is built on terraces, making it easier to walk around. A wonderful view from every aspect in this Cemetery, well...More

Thank Diddy12013
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Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

Wow! What a location for your final resting place. Up high in a cliff overlooking the beautiful white sands and turquoise seas. I don't think it is possible to find a better cemetery view

Thank Kelly W
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rogerveal
October 30, 2017|
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Response from PaulAndJoy167 | Reviewed this property |
I did take photos of some of the gravestones but unfortunately not that one.
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garrypamk
October 1, 2017|
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Response from Diddy12013 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the grave is on the lower level of the cemetery, coming from the Tate, not far from the chapel, sorry I cant be more precise.
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