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Gateway to Cornwall!

Not quite the Angel of the North but Cornwall's version of it Nice design too, adds something much... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2018
Newquaygreen1
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Newquay, United Kingdom
Interesting sculpture

I really liked this sculpture it caught my eye shinning in the sun. Well situated as it is very... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2017
Annieknig
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Watford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I lived in Saltash and a lot was talked about the construction of the Celtic cross. In my opinion it is underwhelming. It can be seen from areas of Saltash Passage but as you approach Saltash over the Tamar Bridge most of the Cross is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mary b
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Takes a drivers eye away from the wheel - be warned! Very well thought out and constructed with Cornish symbolism

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul C
Reviewed June 8, 2018

Not quite the Angel of the North but Cornwall's version of it Nice design too, adds something much needed to Saltash!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Newquaygreen1
Reviewed February 21, 2018

WHO WAS PUT IN CHARGE OF FINDING A PLACE TO PUT THE CROSS.As you drive from Plymouth to Cornwall you just don't see it till you are on it.Shorley with such a great piece of work like this all should be able to see it....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank PlymouthAngela
Reviewed December 20, 2017

If there were to be a special prize for wasting public money, this edifice would win hands down. It doesn't do anything, it isn't real and falls squarely into the plastic flowers category for absolute naff. Cornwall is awash with real granite crosses so how...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank jeff w
Reviewed November 14, 2017

Placed in 2013, the Cornish Cross is an art project and not, as some would believe, a heritage site. Made out of composite materials the £650k project, designed by a Cornish artist, represents Cornwall's history and marks the gateway to Cornwall. The location of the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank TheHungryDino
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

As a local I see this monstrosity everyday. It cost an absolute fortune - no matter where the money came from it could have been better spent! Finally it should have been placed in a better position.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 5, 2017

I really liked this sculpture it caught my eye shinning in the sun. Well situated as it is very visible from the town.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Annieknig
Reviewed August 3, 2017

Cleverly sited so as to be deliberately "not in your face" like The Angel of the North in Gateshead. Quietly makes the bold statement that you are entering the beautiful Duchy of Cornwally. Lovely piece.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Ray B
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Disappointing response to this impressive sculpture, perhaps due to its location to the right of the bridge as you enter Cornwall - may easily be missed by travellers. When approaching on foot, the circular Cornish slate circular base was a highlight for me, along with...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Denise W
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