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St. Michael's Mount

Kings Road, Marazion TR17 0EJ, England
+44 1736 710507
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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.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“national trust” (325 reviews)
“low tide” (297 reviews)
“tide times” (142 reviews)
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Kings Road, Marazion TR17 0EJ, England
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+44 1736 710507
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outside of tourist season there is no transport to the mount during high tide. Days with high water levels the castle is closed the whole day.

Thank Marius P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my Wife visited St. Michaels Mount whilst on a 4 day break to Cornwall in September. On the day we visited, the sun was shining all day which made for an enjoyable walk along the causeway to the mount. Once in the harbour...More

1  Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We timed our visit when we knew it would be low tide which enabled us to walk along the causeway which is an engineering feat in itself.Unfortunately although you can make the journey the rest of the place is shut for winter, but if you...More

1  Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked from Penzance, it took just over an hour to get there so be prepared for the walk. Also try and get there as early as possible so you can actually go over to St Michaels Mount as we missed this chance due to...More

2  Thank emmah1616
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great way to fill in half a day. Tide was in when we arrived, so we caught the boat out. Cost 2 pound each. We also had to pay to park, which I wasn't happy about as it's not a National Trust Carpark. Cost 3.50...More

2  Thank Elese D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is just amazing, magical and stunning the walk through the water to get there the little village and even the coffee restaurant everything works really well together

1  Thank 1residentoftheworld
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you enter the car park on the mainland and politely ask "Is this a National Trust car park?" You will curtley be told "No its £3.50 which is shown on page 31 of your National Trust Handbook!" St Michael's Mount is best approched when...More

Thank pilgrim_father_47
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here whilst on our trip to lands end. We were told that it is a really nice walk. Parking was full so it took a while before we got a spot. We walked along the promonade with the dogs and onto the cobbled path...More

1  Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Reached via a beautiful cobbled causeway, looking out to island gives you a stunning view. The photographs in all conditions look great. The attraction is currently closed for some building work, but you can still go over at low tide and check out the small...More

1  Thank Deetee100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just one of those places where every part of it was a fun experience. When you arrive and look across the water, you feel you are in a fairy tale. Hopping on the boat was just a nice quaint travelling experience. Arriving in the 'town'...More

1  Thank Mark G
saintmichaelsmount, Visitor Services Manager at St. Michael's Mount, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review - I'm delighted that you had such a positive experience. From your pictures it seems that your visit was a few years ago - we had fun spotting the changes, as some subtle improvements have...More

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ChiNam_namnam
2 December 2017|
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Response from Colin D | Reviewed this property |
Walking to St Michael's Mount depends on the tide. I'd suggest + or - 3 hours around low tide. So check tide tables for the day you wish to visit.
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Abi G
8 October 2017|
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Response from saintmichaelsmount | Property representative |
Hi - Thank you for your enquiry. We are very sorry for any confusion, but there was a brief glitch with our website which resulted in the 'Tide Times' displayed in place of our 'Opening Times'. This was fixed promptly and... More
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Jan S
25 September 2017|
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Response from AvidTraveler12 | Reviewed this property |
You can walk over to St Michaels Mount at low tide & around the harbour as well as the souvenir shops free of charge. If you want to view the castle, walk up to the castle, view the gardens and take a boat to and from the... More
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