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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
Kings Road, Marazion TR17 0EJ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I love Cornwall and travel down to Cornwall almost every other year for the last 60 years. St Michaels Mount is one of my favourite attractions and have walked over the causeway from Marizon to the Mount hundred of times- Over the years taking my...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice but a little expensive and sadly can’t take dogs into the gardens so there wasn’t very much to walk around. It was busy as expected so queues were long. What we did see was lovely though and the views are beautiful.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank annaliesenh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely spot across a small channel from Marazion in Cornwall. Plenty of parking and a short walk to catch the boat over to the Mount – tide was in so we could not walk across. Boat was GBP2 per person per trip. Short boat ride...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Whistledown
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brother down on a visit, & I hadn’t been here for years. The tide was all wrong so had to take the boat taxis over . All very efficient. Not really much to do on the mount , but eat drink & sight see ....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank fraddondrifter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cornwall is not short of attractions, but St. Michael's mount has got to be near the top of most people's 'must see' list on a visit to this beautiful county. This romantic, fairy tale island stands proudly in Mount Bay connected to Marazion by a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jellybellydancer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the middle of the sea is that beautiful mountain with the castle. Lots of parking places around and we went by boat there and back by feet. Full of people, so go there early mornings when they open.Stunning views, full of history and worth...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Aleksander22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cornwall is a beautiful part of the country, and St Michael's Mount is one of the highlights of the area. Managed by the National Trust, the Mount is accessible by foot across the causeway when the tide is out. And by boat at other times.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jimmuswell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Monumental must see, as impressive exploring close up, as it is from afar . Never ceases to delight.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kernowek
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a beautiful part of the world and what a fabulous experience. We enjoyed a delicious cream tea at the Godolphin Arms Restaurant while we watched and waited for the tide to retreat to reveal the causeway across to St Michael's Mount. Such a fabulous...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

St Michael's Mount is a small settlement and castle complex on an island in the bay.  It is accessed by a man-made causeway which is passable during mid and low tides. I had really wanted to see the island ob this trip to Cornwall, as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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January 13, 2019|
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Response from 576dianen | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs are allowed but not in the castle...
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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£4 all day, there are two great big car parks.
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Cornwall - picking a base for a 4 night stay in August (1 Reply)
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.