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Lamorna Cove

Lamorna, Penzance, England
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Canoes, art, Coffe and Food with a view

Amazing little Cornish cove. Secluded from the madness of the other busy coves. A great little... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Barnes T
Not very attractive

This is one of the less attractive coves in Cornwall and there's not a lot there really. However it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good19%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible36%
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“coastal path” (14 reviews)
“twenty years” (4 reviews)
“narrow road” (6 reviews)
Lamorna, Penzance, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Amazing little Cornish cove. Secluded from the madness of the other busy coves. A great little gallery, cafe, ice cream and canoe hire. Could ask for more. An the view and walks are mamzing.

Thank Barnes T
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the less attractive coves in Cornwall and there's not a lot there really. However it can be incorporated easily into a SW Coast Path walk either from Mousehole or south to Porthcurno if you wish to do a circular rather than...More

Thank Dilly4472
Reviewed 1 week ago

The road down is narrow and must be difficult in busy times..we went at 7am in full sunshine and it was beautiful. The waves sound amazing on the stones and against the harbour. Wonder sea/cliff view. Café looks good and has lots of outside seating...More

Thank jotr1960
Reviewed 1 week ago

Of course the sea and rugged coastline are spectacular and the broken harbour wall a tribute to the power of the Atlantic. What ruins Lamorna cove is the predatory car park attendant who will watch you walk away and pounce with a £60 fine as...More

Thank Ang7045
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lamorna Cove was a place we had heard much about but had never previously visited....so as soon as we arrived after negotiating the tricky lane in,what immediately hit us both was just how battered the area looked.Parts of the harbour wall had collapsed,a smirking gentleman...More

2  Thank shane s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perhaps a little disappointing as there is not much to do when you are there, and the road if very narrow and steep. Parking on the dock has to be paid for. Good for walking some of the coastal path or visiting the cafe. Pretty...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The modest looking cafe from the outside is a real gem! Cosy and friendly atmosphere and great staff. Delicious cake, try the Bakewell tarts if they have it - amazing! Well done all involved!

Thank Hellie50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in to Lamorna on the basis of it's romantic association. It turned out to be anything but! Two privately owned car parks, a less than inviting cafe offering a minute selection of food, and a crumbling slip with a massive black plastic tube,...More

1  Thank properjob929
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

went to this cove many times as a child when it was very nice and very enjoyable however it seems to have been very neglected and left to go to ruin in recent years. it is a shame the local council won't step up and...More

Thank billys122
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

you must have a true cream tea at the café with views of the cove.and the walks are quality with wonderful views

Thank rod e
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Is there any other form of transport down and up to the cove itself ? As some other Cornish places have Land Rover 4x4 vechicals that ferry people up and down. I find it very sad that some people are quick to complain about parking and fines, it's very simple, if you don't pay you get fined, same throughout the country. Looking at the negative comments, it would appear that there is no appreciation of what natural beauty is, so is it really that bad ??? Any comments most welcome Thanks Lino Len
14 February 2016|
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Response from Rosemary J | Reviewed this property |
No, sorry there are no other forms of ferrying by road to the cove itself. The bus stops at The Wink. I spoke as someone who had lived in Lamorna, I was shocked to see how it had deteriorated, sadly through the total... More
Debra S
Can you scatter ashes here
21 July 2015|
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Response from Cheryl K | Reviewed this property |
The cove owner is a very reasonable person who I believe would agree to your request,it's always better to ask when on private land but I can't see it really being a problem as far as the owners concernec
Hi. Does anyone happen to know if you can get a Virgin mobile phone signal from here? We're thinking of walking to here from Mousehole and calling a taxi to take us back
27 April 2015|
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