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This was an absolutely awesome place to visit ...meant a lot to me as my great grandmother worked... read more

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Holliebrown
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Kensington, Canada
Check tide times they vary everyday...

Well worth a visit, great views, very hilly especially to the top. Nice cafe, but very busy place... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jean P
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Stewarton, United Kingdom
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Cross the causeway where a legendary giant once walked. Follow the footsteps of pilgrims or boat hop to an island where modern life meets layers of history. Discover an evocative castle, a sub-tropical garden paradise and a close-knit island...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was an absolutely awesome place to visit ...meant a lot to me as my great grandmother worked here in the early 1900’s . The walk was really cool as we had to wait until the tide was out to walk across the stone pathway...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Well worth a visit, great views, very hilly especially to the top. Nice cafe, but very busy place. There are small boats to cross the water they take a few euros to help run the boats.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Finally after about 30 years of visiting Penzance area we walked across the causeway to the undeniably beautiful island. Although in the winter it was still pleasant enough weather to see the amazing buildings and castle which takes you back in time. I would recommend...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On our 4day winter break we cane over here to St Michaels Mount we came accross on the boat £3.00 each each way which takes 5 mins to cross to there,we payed £10.00 each for a guided tour, this castle has breathtaking views and lovely...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 576dianen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been fascinated with St. Michael's Mount. To me, it looks like a mysterious island and you can walk to there on foot in certain period of time when the tide went away. The rest of the time you can only travel by boat...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank YoyoC114
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you visit, check the times of the tides so that you use the amphibious vehicle (in winter) one way and walk over the causeway the other, to get the best of your visit. In summer there are other boats from 3 locations. We had...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ian C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visit st Michaels mount every year we come to Cornwall. There is something for every one, young and old. There is the beach to have a walk along, rocks fir little ones to climb on, rock pools to explore when the tide is out....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lockettsluck
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a pretty stormy day which was definitely an experience!! Would definitely recommend visiting. Going across on the amphibian was fun, it’s costs £6 return per person. Although it would be nice to walk across the path at low tide too, we were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PennyPepper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited the place with my teenage daughter and we were so happy with our day spent there! We planned everything in advance and checked the tide timetable, so we had a walk both to and from the island (highly recommended). Little climb to the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CoventryCrusader
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Happy to be local enough to visit very many times a year. No matter what the season it always worth a stroll along to, near to or up close to, you don't have to climb it to appreciate it. I love to photograph this place...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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NatalieA1222
August 25, 2018|
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Response from wendyi866 | Reviewed this property |
I went in December one year. I think the castle was closed, the other facilities such as restaurant was still open. There is just no boat that ferry you across but if the tide is out you are able to walk along the causeway... More
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Howard W
August 19, 2018|
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Response from 927lorrainer | Reviewed this property |
£4 all day, there are two great big car parks.
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charliemaine1bee
August 16, 2018|
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Response from Stephen W | Reviewed this property |
Well the Castle itself is open between 10am to 5.30pm so I would imagine that the boats would operate, depending on tide times of course, probably an hour before and until the final visitors have left in the evening. If you... More
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jci20132013
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Cornwall - picking a base for a 4 night stay in August (1 Replies)
We are planning a 4 night visit to Cornwall on a Sunday- Thursday the last week of August 2017 and are finding it hard to settle on a town to stay in. We'd consider 2 nights in 2 towns but would prefer one town for all four nights. We have 2 adults and a 10 and 12 year old and would like to find pretty town with scenic views. We'd like to take some coastal walks and to see Tintagel Castle and St. Michaels Mount, the Lizard Peninsula, and maybe do some cycling (and realize that we may not fit...More
January 01, 2017|
Response fromBellaHampshire|
Ok, it will take half a day out of your stay to get here from Bristol and you'll have to allow almost all day to get to London when you leave, so you have four days here. Have you looked at a map to see how far Tintagel is from St Michael's Mount? You need to factor in travelling times and everywhere in Cornwall takes longer to get to than you'd expect (heavy traffic and narrow roads). It's peak season, and will be difficult to find an apartment or house for two two night stays or one four...More
Gillian D
Johannesburg South Africa
Walking trails - Cornwall (7 Replies)
We will be in Cornwall for a week in May and would like to see and do as much as possible and also do some coastal walks - nothing too strenuous (we are 57 & 58 respectively). Items on our list include St Michaels Mount, the Eden Project, surfing (Newquay maybe?). We have heard that the town of Mousehole is very quaint and worth a visit. Any thoughts and ideas on what to see, where to stay, where to eat, etc would be very gladly received.
March 24, 2012|
Response fromEssexWanderer|
Padstow is really good and of course is famous for 'eats' with Rick Stein's enterprises all over town! You can walk the Camel Trail from there (or hire bikes and cycle it). With a car you can easily get from there to the other places on your list. However, it is very popular and busy - if you are looking for somewhere quieter to stay, it might not 'fit' from that point of view. You could always stay at Rock though, and take the ferry across the Camel Estuary to Padstow perhaps!
Var L
London, United Kingdom
Traveling by Public Transport in Cornwall? (7 Replies)
Hello!!!! We are a young couple visiting Cornwall in coming long weekend and booked our accommodation in Newquay. We have planned our visit to - Minack Theater - St Michaels Mount - Various other attractions around Newquay like beaches etc. We would be traveling by public transport and appreciate your comments/suggestions on below. 1) If there is any Day Travel or 3-4 days travel card option available covering all the routes of bus and train. As it would be cheaper. 2)...More
April 14, 2014|
Response fromClemrick|
I agree with Jezzyka about getting to Minack from Newquay. You may be able to get there, but I don't know how you will get back so late at night on public transport. I wanted to go when I was in St. Ives a couple years ago. My only option was to take a tour from a local St. Ives company. Unfortunately, The dates they went to Minack didn't coincide with our schedule. You could look to see if there is a Newquay tour company going to Minack.