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“See St Micheals Mount and it's a warm feeling of being were home.”

St. Michael's Mount
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Ranked #2 of 10 things to do in Marazion
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Owner description: 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 community.
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Reviewed February 24, 2013

This place always remind me of my childhood. If your coming over the brough of the hill coming from Pendeen it's just a beautiful sight and it never looks the same. Love it.

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"national trust"
in 328 reviews
"low tide"
in 297 reviews
"tide times"
in 143 reviews
"steep climb"
in 146 reviews
"boat ride"
in 138 reviews
"cobbled path"
in 54 reviews
"visited st"
in 99 reviews
"sail loft"
in 44 reviews
"small boat"
in 36 reviews
"walk up"
in 50 reviews
"car park"
in 175 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 64 reviews
"stunning views"
in 104 reviews
"per adult"
in 69 reviews
"nt members"
in 52 reviews
"magical place"
in 51 reviews
"sunny day"
in 83 reviews

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Reviewed February 19, 2013

This place is such a beautiful attraction. I have gone nearly every year just to bask in the surroundings. I am a national trust member which obviously means i dont have to pay to enter, but i would reccomend this to anyone even if they do have to pay. The views are breathtaking, the trip to the mount is fascinating (either via the hidden water walk way or by boat) and the house is full of charm and interesting rooms. Children can do a walk around quiz for free where they get a medal once completed.

3  Thank KathrynM0310
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Reviewed February 13, 2013

St MIchaels mount has an air of grace about it, when high tide, it is cut of from marazion, and only accessible by boat, at low tide one should walk across to see it, in the summer it is a buzz of activity.

1  Thank thelmalewisuk
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Reviewed February 1, 2013 via mobile

We went a a beautiful day and as we were staying in marazion and had national trust memberships was free for us. We strolled across the cobbled walkway and was greeted by a beautiful tiny hamlet was a steep climb up a cobbled path through some very well maintained gardens and once at the top (about a 20 min walk ) was greeted by some of the best views to be had in Cornwall the house was fantastic and was a great honor to tour round the family home of the St Aubyn family. The other positive is its one of the only places where you dont have to dodge peoples furry friends the sound of barking and the smell of wet dog ! Great little cafe too !

2  Thank waynelewis01
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Reviewed January 29, 2013

We attempted to visit on the Friday when we knew the castle would be open but the elements were against us so had to give up. We went back the next day and walked across to the island. It is an amazing thing to do when the tide is out. It is very exposed and open to the elements but well worth the walk. When we arrived nothing was open - not even a coffee shop which was a great shame as we would have stayed longer as would others. So many people were wandering around then making the return journey. The view across the beach and onto the land is lovely. I'm glad we made the effort but didn't feel the island was really very welcoming to visitors at this time of year. I guess they make enough money in the summer not to worry about cold & wet visitors in January.

1  Thank magsHertfordshire
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saintmichaelsmount, Public Relations Manager at St. Michael's Mount, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2013

Thanks for visiting and apologies that you were disappointed over the facilities and castle not being open. As per our website, mainland signage and all publicity, we do have reduced opening hours in winter, opening Tuesday and Friday's only. This is not only due to essential repairs, maintenance and preservation of an historic and fragile property but also due to the fact that the island is a family home to both the St Aubyn family and 30 island residents and families. Winter allows the island residents to enjoy their home and gives us time to preserve and maintain the upkeep of a 1000 year old tidal island for the future enjoyment of thousands of future visitors.

Our main season 2013 openings are Monday March 18th to Sunday 3rd November where we are open every day, except Saturdays. Hope we can welcome you back then.

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