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The Island - Pendinas

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Peace & Wildlife

Escape from the madding crowd by walking onto the island. Watch a kestrel hunting, goldfinches... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jan W
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Picturesque overlooking view!

Came here with my girlfriend and friends to see the views and what awesome views they are! You can... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Jake S
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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St Ives, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Escape from the madding crowd by walking onto the island. Watch a kestrel hunting, goldfinches, starlings, sparrows and rabbits - a nice change from gulls! The only noise if the sound of the waves breaking on the rocks - it has to be done

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Came here with my girlfriend and friends to see the views and what awesome views they are! You can lie down peacefully and watch everyone and thing move around you. Definitely visit for half an hour!

Thank Jake S
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

If you want a place with so many differences in one space then this is the perfect spot. The views are magnificent and you can see so many sides or Cornwall. You have your calm waters on one side and the windy rougher water on...More

1  Thank Matt D
Reviewed 7 June 2017

As one of the stand out points in St Ives, this is a must visit. The views across St Ives and especially Porthmeor Beach are wonderful and you could easily pass away a hige amount of time wandering around the island or sitting by the...More

1  Thank GAlsager
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This hill on a promontory overlooks the sea and St Ives providing fabulous views. It is also a good spot to let your dog stretch its legs.

Thank Colin F
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Great views of the water, town, and countryside, with a nice old chapel (not open) and a local maritime safety facility in an old coast artillery installation. What I really liked is that they had stairs and a path down to the rocks in some...More

1  Thank Dave C
Reviewed 20 May 2017

But worth the effort. The path around the island gave a fabulous selection of views. Rocky out crops next to beautiful beaches the view was stunning and varied all within a short walk (or roll).

1  Thank Ben L
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This is a great place for an early morning or late evening walk as the sunrise/sunset views are wonderful.

1  Thank dougall45
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We walked up to the little chapel, but it was unfortunately shut, regardless it was a beautiful walk and very scenic views of one of the most beautiful places I know. It's a trudge but worth it.

1  Thank Candy66_10
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I was intrigued by the little chapel on the hill so had a walk up to have a look. It's so small and was very interesting to read the history behind it. If you're in the area have a walk up, the views from the...More

1  Thank Bowdt
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Michelle E
30 August 2016|
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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.