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Stayed at Ayr Holiday Park during our motorhome road trip around Devon and Cornwall with wife and... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
timbM9662WX
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Somerset, United Kingdom
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The views on a sunny blustery day

This is the place in St. Ives to get a great blast of fresh air and to enjoy the best view in the... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
NB1957
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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All reviews vantage point walk up coastguard station tiny chapel worth the short walk worth the climb st nicholas chapel flying kites porthmeor beach fab views pleasant stroll patron saint island car park open to the public the atlantic ocean lovely spot nice place to visit
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Stayed at Ayr Holiday Park during our motorhome road trip around Devon and Cornwall with wife and two daughters. Took an early morning walk along coastal path towards St. Ives via The Island - Pendinas just as sun was rising. Amazing views out to sea.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

This is the place in St. Ives to get a great blast of fresh air and to enjoy the best view in the area. A wonderful bracing walk around "the island" and up to the top to the coastguard lookout. Great weather when I was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

This place is so beautiful Mum wished her ashes to be scattered here. In 2006 we did as she wished us to do. There is no better place in the world. We shall follow eventually.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

"The Island" is a a green-swathed promontory on the northern tip of the ancient town of St Ives. A walk up this hill is well worth the effort for the stunning 360 views it offers back to the old town and out to sea. It...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

We were staying at a holiday cottage not far from the island, so walked regularly to the summit and looked out at the sea. It gets windy, especially in March, but the view is amazing in all directions, you can see both beaches and the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Lauren B
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Lovely area with far reaching views. However accessing it is problematic because there is totally inadequate car parking. Some visitors leave their cars for the week. There is no long stay parking provided in St Ives and this needs addrsssing, The parking is a nightmare.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

It was great to see it on foot, it took a good 30 minutes and then going out by boat and seeing it from that side as well, Stunning

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

This instantly recognisable part of St Ives is worth the short walk up the hill to get an idea of a time now passed. The chapel is usually locked but a peak inside the windows reveals a simple but beautifully rustic place of contemplation and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank neatpete
Reviewed 26 August 2018

When staying in St Ives we always walk along the coast and around the Island from where there are great views in all directions. If the centre of town gets crowded then it usually seems quieter up here, though can be pretty breezy at times,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank k r
Reviewed 28 July 2018

We visited here nearly every evening to watch the Sun go down and on one occassion saw a pod of Dolphins, this site is located at the rear of the Island Car Park and you can go on a nice walk around the rugged coastline...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from babbertastic | Reviewed this property |
There is a wide tarmac path with regular benches leading up from the car park, it's not too steep that side either so it should be okay for trundler or wheelchair access.
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