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The Island and the St Nicholas Chapel - which was an early Christian missions point, a chapel... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Thetford, United Kingdom
you should go up if you're in ST Ives

im sure the sunrise would be lovely from here but its just a small little walk around the headland... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2019
Amber O
Halifax, United Kingdom
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All reviews vantage point coastguard station walk up st nicholas chapel tiny chapel worth the short walk 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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Island and the St Nicholas Chapel - which was an early Christian missions point, a chapel proper, revenues post, and coast guards station in its long history are things to see when in St Ives. The views are good, and the point itself is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank padreray
Reviewed 2 January 2019

im sure the sunrise would be lovely from here but its just a small little walk around the headland which gives you a view over the whole town. this little building at the top as well, so cute!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Amber O
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
Thank timbM9662WX
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
Thank NB1957
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
Thank Corra007
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
Thank Janice M
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
Thank maria teresa c
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
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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.