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An impressive site - well worth visiting

Had always wanted to visit St Michael's Mount and was not disappointed when we actually got there... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
HolidayTraveller595
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
Stunning

Had a beautiful day timed right with the tides to be able to walk there & back. Whilst you can take... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jules N
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Kings Road, Marazion TR17 0EJ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had always wanted to visit St Michael's Mount and was not disappointed when we actually got there. Loved the causeway walk and also the walk up to the castle. There is lots to see and the staff are lovely - keen to tell you about...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a beautiful day timed right with the tides to be able to walk there & back. Whilst you can take dogs over they cannot go in the gardens or house so we left ours back at our cottage and just visited the gardens on...More

1  Thank Jules N
Reviewed 5 days ago

We took the boat to St.Michael's Mount around 3:30 then walk on the tide back to Marazion around 6:30 p.m. This is not the first time I have been to a castle. The castle on St.Michael's Mount is delicate and I enjoyed it very much....More

1  Thank Natalie L
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited last week and when we arrived the tide was in so had to take a boat across which was £2.00 each although a very short journey was very pleasant. We went early so not too crowded it is a tough walk up to the...More

2  Thank Trudie M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We took the ferry at 1030. You need several hours to look around. Very friendly and helpful guides. Amazing but wear walking shoes. If you think you need might need walking poles. You do. Take them. Cobbles and steep and slippery. But well worth the...More

1  Thank SimonNewForest
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I visited St Michaels Mount on a very windy Saturday. The castle was closed but we walked across the footpath & around the island. It was incredibly beautiful & the children had lots of fun ‘walking out to sea’!!!

1  Thank Carrie P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited ST Michaels Mount while in Cornwall, it’s nice to visit but not a lot to do. Has a souvenir shop and Tea shop. If your lucky to visit when tides out, you can walk over to the castle otherwise it’s a short trip in...More

1  Thank Channel09
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an incredible historic structure! You can be ferried across in high tide or walk along the causeway to the island and be prepared to have a tough, steep walk up stone pathways to reach the castle. This is very worthwhile as the view is...More

1  Thank Olya W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful, fabulous, well worth visiting, and if you are in the local area at Christmas, think of attending morning service on Christmas Day. The climb is steep and I do think perhaps in this day and age a way could be found to transport disabled...More

1  Thank 666Suzi666
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must- do if ever you're in this part of the country. Managed by the National Trust, it's accessed on via a tidal causeway (or £2 pp boat ride). Having crossed over from Marazion, there are plenty of eateries and toilets available at the foot...More

1  Thank Mike M
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NatalieA1222
August 25, 2018|
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Response from sjp1366 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Normally, the whole island closed on saturday because it is their rest day and open from sunday till friday. 4th of November is a Sunday so there must be a reason why they are close. There is a number you can ring please... More
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Howard W
August 19, 2018|
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Response from Lorraine R | Reviewed this property |
£4 all day, there are two great big car parks.
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charliemaine1bee
August 16, 2018|
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Response from Stephen W | Reviewed this property |
Well the Castle itself is open between 10am to 5.30pm so I would imagine that the boats would operate, depending on tide times of course, probably an hour before and until the final visitors have left in the evening. If you... More
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