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Not really an attraction, but woow

So reviewing a cemetery is a bit strange. but our holiday house looked out over this intriguing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
well kept and loved

Hard to rate a cemetery but this deserves a mention for the position, views, care it receives not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Newbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So reviewing a cemetery is a bit strange. but our holiday house looked out over this intriguing cemetery with the sea stretching for miles beyond=, stunning view. We walked through the cemetery a few times and it has a very calming feel with only the...More

Thank mat174
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hard to rate a cemetery but this deserves a mention for the position, views, care it receives not to mention its inmates, This place holds the long history of St Ives and its wonderful people.

Thank Revelainegran
Reviewed August 22, 2018

If you like looking at ancestry and family history then this is a fascinating place to visit. All the graves overlook the sea in the most beautiful setting. A bit tricky underfoot if you are looking for specific graves, though there are wider walkways for...More

Thank Awayaga1n
Reviewed July 21, 2018

I am not a great visit cemetery type person This one is unusual as it is Beside the sea For me the reason for the visit was to find Alfred Wallis' grave

1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed April 12, 2018

Some people might find it a strange place to visit but it is quite interesting with some of the graves being very ornate, Alfred wallis being one of them. There are many graves here going back many centuries with whole families buried in them. Its...More

2  Thank leicsduo
Reviewed April 9, 2018

It was April and the blackbirds sang :). The weather was nice but windy and cloudy. There is quite cold by the sea, although there were even 12 degrees celsius.

Thank Anneli K
Reviewed November 24, 2017

Went here to see the grave of local artist Alfred Wallis . I found the grave yard to be a bit untidy but this is like most graveyards now .

Thank dave l
Reviewed July 19, 2017

This oasis overlooking the famous surf beach Porthmeor, give time for reflection, there are seats where one can sit and look out over the sea, or wander around this lovely cemetary one can find interesting graves of many local people

Thank Diddy12013
Reviewed July 17, 2017

I was drawn to look at the cemetery as there are often interesting old stones to look at in these places. What I was not expecting was the number of amazing butterflies around the place. It is a little nature reserve - lovely

Thank Jan W
Reviewed June 1, 2017

Our room at West by Five B&B overlooked the cemetery so I decided to walk round one afternoon. Built on a hillside overlooking the sea it's a pleasant last resting place. There are some very old gravestones, some quite ornate. Unusually, the stones mostly face...More

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Response from Awayaga1n | Reviewed this property |
Hi Roger. I visited the cemetery this week and have posted some photos that may be of interest to you. Not only William Veal, but also a few other Veals who may well be related. The cross is by no means the tallest, though... More
October 1, 2017|
Response from Diddy12013 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the grave is on the lower level of the cemetery, coming from the Tate, not far from the chapel, sorry I cant be more precise.