Cross the causeway where a legendary giant once walked. Follow in 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,
St. Micheals Mount is a rare sight. Its not often that you find a castle on a tiny island such as this.
Either accessed by boat or on foot, depending on the tide, this makes for a fantastic day out.
Beautiful tidal island with a climb up to a medieval castle and church. There are gardens as well. At the base of the island is a village and harbour, still inhabited by a small community of around 30 people. Great views and very interesting local history. It is all owned by the National Trust, so…
10mins by car. Catch the tide right to walk the hidden cobbled path over to this wonderful island with its own castle. Take a picnic or enjoy food from the cafe.
Beautiful, magical, tidal island. Walk across the causeway when the tide is out or take an exciting boat ride across, restaurant available on the island, visit the castle. National Trust.
“Well worth a visit for a bit of art and incredible beach views. The light really is different in St Ives, so it's easy to see why so many artists have been drawn there over the years. ”
“Fab for a rainy day. Boutique cinema, but chic restaurant/bar also to visit anytime.”
“With a fabulous little cafe on the side, The Orangery, Penlee House is home to our Newlyn School of Art historic paintings.”
“15mins by car. Head to Penzance and enjoy a day at the Recently refurbished Jubilee outdoor swimming pool. Look out for outdoor movie nights throughout summer.”