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All reviews vantage point coastguard station walk up tiny chapel worth the short walk st nicholas chapel flying kites porthmeor beach worth the climb fab views pleasant stroll patron saint island car park open to the public the atlantic ocean lovely spot nice place to visit
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.
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
"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.
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
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.
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
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