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St. Nectan's Glen

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“main waterfall”(24 reviews)
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I found this little gem by chance and I am glad I did. Walk towards the waterfalls (about 20min) takes you through the antient woodlands full of bluebells this time of the year. There are refreshments, icecream and toilets when you get there. The main...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank hemlata857
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a seriously lovely area, well worth a visit. Here's what you need to know: Parking is a bit sketchy, so half a star off. A couple of small, rough dirt laybys, if you can't fit in there, park on the verge up the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MattL936
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The walk is lovely, as is the waterfall but at nearly £6 per adult just to see the waterfall I thought it was a little expensive for what it is.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Karen M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was lovely, and def worth a visit but only if you are up to the walk!! Online says "some areas may not be suitable for a pushchair" it should read NO areas, should also stress the amount of steps! My mum almost came and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Me my husband our 9 year old daughter and dog loved it here, the walk to the waterfalls was lovely and the waterfall was breathtaking. Staff are so friendly. Only bad thing I can think of is that the food is very over priced so...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank jujubear
Reviewed 4 days ago

WOW!!!!! This place was incredible. We went on a warm spring day. Take plenty of water as the walk up to the top can be a bit strenous. Take your time and stop at the benches provided if it gets a little hard. The walk...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank boo59Leicester
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

That’s according to my 7 year old. A wonderful, magical wonderland that soothes your soul as you walk barefoot across the stream. Heaven on earth.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Lithgowsmithc
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was hard to get up and down the steps but when you get to the bottom of the waterfall, you realise it's so worth it! Nature at its most beautiful and the sound of water cascading is just delightful. There seems to be too...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank JudyJHWeb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our second visit here. Will always visit when in Cornwall. The walk from the car park takes about 15 minutes and is not suitable for prams or wheelchair as the steps are steep and slippery

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank D6411HQmatthewb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whatever you’ve heard about St Nectans Glen I can guarantee you it will surpass your expectations tenfold. You park on the main road between Tintagel and Boscastle and head past the little church affording stunning views over the nearby coastline. You turn a corner and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Nithya S
January 15, 2019|
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Response from Lynne P | Reviewed this property |
All very secure. I agree, buggies not advisable, baby on your back is the only safe option in my opinion. If I were you I’d call the glen, the staff are extremely helpful.
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maybaby2019
January 6, 2019|
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Response from Lynne P | Reviewed this property |
No nothing scary, I’m not too good with heights either. Stairs will take you up to the pretty high spots but there’s plenty of guard rails.
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Sue E
August 19, 2018|
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Response from bellevueace | Reviewed this property |
No its a walk of about a mile through a wooded valley with a climb up some uneven rather steep steps. What other people have done is contact the site directly and they have given people in your position a lift up in the land... More
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