Cape Cornwall
Cape Cornwall
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  • Isobel W
    Reading, United Kingdom57 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Spectacular even on a rainy day
    We've been coming to Cornwall for many years but this was our first visit to Cape Cornwall. We walked around the headland and then onto Kenidjack Castle exploring some of the dis used mines along the way. The kids were particularly happy to see donkeys along the path (will remember to bring carrots the next time we come). It did rain a bit which made some of the path slippy, but the views were still absolutely stunning. Car park is free for National Trust members, otherwise you'll need some coins for the ticket machine. A really lovely day and I'm sure we'll be back to explore more next year.
    Visited August 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written August 27, 2023
  • Rachel W
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful views, definitely worth a visit
    I visited Cape Cornwall for the first time recently. I was there maybe 3 hours and spent the time walking, taking loads of photos, watching a couple of fishermen working, climbing to the top of a very steep, high hill before finishing off with a piece of cake and a cup of coffee at the little cafe. I met Annie from Ireland who was working at the National Trust car par. What a lovely, friendly and welcoming lady!!
    Visited October 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written October 22, 2023
  • Paul F
    Chesterfield, United Kingdom4,439 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Stunning views
    A great exposed headland with ample parking in the National Trust car park. The headland is worth a walk to, go left in front of the cottages to walk up the cliff side for stunning views. Coast guard look out hut sits overlooking the seas and a further hike takes you up to the monument for stunning views. Feeling like a dip, then walk to the harbour and hunt out the open air Lido. Harbour and coastal area here has a dog ban due to fishing.
    Visited April 2024
    Traveled solo
    Written April 2, 2024
  • julie p
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Stunning Scenery
    Spent many holidays in Cornwall but this was our first visit to the cape. can,t believe we had not visited before. We did a circular walk from St just on a beautiful sunny day. Stunning scenery. The walk to top steep but well worth it. Much better than Lands End and quieter.
    Visited May 2024
    Traveled as a couple
    Written May 7, 2024
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Sarah D
29 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
We walked from Sennen to Cape Cornwall, a lovely stretch of coastal walk with plenty of wildlife to see. We were lucky enough to see several pairs of Choughs, seals, buzzards, Stone chats and even three dolphins. At the car park there are toilets and a small cafe (hut) serving hot drinks, hot food and cake. Absolutely love this area of Cornwall.
Written February 20, 2020
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Bubblegumsumo
Redcar, UK81 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021 • Couples
This is a little hidden gem, a lovely place to visit and excellent for walks around the coast line.

Can make a perfect day out.

The National trust Car Park has ample room for parking and is very cheap starts at £1.00 per hour - CASH ONLY.

A lovely little cafe serving drinks and cakes etc.

Perfect for an afyernoon visit.
Written June 9, 2021
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Merrissaandbrian
Yeovil, UK23 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
We stayed at a lovely spot in a barn conversion. This is our second trip here and we absolutely loved it there.
Our Jeni was very attentive ensuring we arrived safely, checking we have everything we need.
The views over the cape are beautiful and the sunsets are something to be seen. During both our stays last year and this year the weather was perfect but for the occasional rolling mist. This did not spoil anything.
The walks are idyllic and a must for this area of Cornwall. It’s worth taking your bikes too. We did a few rides around the area.
The local town St Just is a small bustling place, the people are very friendly, the food very good and plenty of shops for any necessities.
We can’t recommend this place enough.
We will definitely return.
Written September 11, 2022
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Bluebellplasnewydd
Cardiff, UK2,032 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021
You will need to drive here but it should not be missed if you are in the area. Very wild Cornwall apart from the very pleasant and informative lady at the National Trust carpark. There are walks, rocks, large waves and seals visible in the surf. You can also see the Scilly Isles from the top of the cliffs. There is a solitary NT cafe where they will still serve you hot tea in a Prince of Wales teacup (also with a picture of Princess Diana on the reverse).
Written June 17, 2021
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Jonny M
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021 • Solo
This spot is what Cornwall is all about. Calm and wild. Great walks around here, interesting wildlife and fantastic views.

The lane from St Just is very narrow so drive carefully.

You can see Lands End in the distance but once you've 'been to' lands end, Cape Cornwall is a much more pleasant way to experience this part of the south west. Get here early and soak it in. I spent about 2 hours here early morning and it was very special to be here alone shortly after sunrise
Written August 6, 2021
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David H
Bury, UK1,634 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021
We didnt really know what to expect here, so had a drive down. The road was very busy as there was a large event taking place, but we just managed to get on to the car park. There was a small cafe serving drinks (only took cards, no cash) and it was a pleasant walk up to the top of the promontory, where the views along the coast were superb.
Written December 7, 2021
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Isobel W
Reading, UK57 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
We've been coming to Cornwall for many years but this was our first visit to Cape Cornwall. We walked around the headland and then onto Kenidjack Castle exploring some of the dis used mines along the way. The kids were particularly happy to see donkeys along the path (will remember to bring carrots the next time we come). It did rain a bit which made some of the path slippy, but the views were still absolutely stunning. Car park is free for National Trust members, otherwise you'll need some coins for the ticket machine. A really lovely day and I'm sure we'll be back to explore more next year.
Written August 27, 2023
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Jogger55
Newbury, UK203 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022 • Couples
Highly recommend a visit here. We visited Cape Cornwall today in quite blustery weather so the waves were fabulous along with the dramatic scenery. The visit was made even better by the fabulous National Trust lady, Annie, who greeted us like long lost friends and was so helpful and welcoming.
Yes the roads down are narrow typical Cornish back roads but well worth it and far better than the rip off prices of £7 to park at Lands End where we drove in and straight out again!
Written May 18, 2022
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Rachel W
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Solo
I visited Cape Cornwall for the first time recently. I was there maybe 3 hours and spent the time walking, taking loads of photos, watching a couple of fishermen working, climbing to the top of a very steep, high hill before finishing off with a piece of cake and a cup of coffee at the little cafe. I met Annie from Ireland who was working at the National Trust car par. What a lovely, friendly and welcoming lady!!
Written October 22, 2023
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shakespeare076
Knutsford, UK743 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 • Couples
This is a walk with views of the coast and disused tin mines.

There’s the usual coffee hut on the car park at £3 a cup (nowhere to sit out - drink in the car) and the obligatory parking charges £1/hr - free parking for Nat Trust members.

Better value than land’s end
Written June 20, 2022
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