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Address: Lamorna, Penzance, England

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At the end of a long and pleasant country lane, with a smuggling reputation, the actual cove was massively disappointing. Tiny patch of sand. Tiny smashed up harbour wall. Lots of... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 November 2016
AndyWestender
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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think people are confusing Lamorna Cove with this part of the country and the general surrounding area of the cove. The cove is dull and truly uninspiring. The neighbouring areas on the other hand offer everything you need with gorgeous vistas, the beautiful country side and of course the picturesque villages and their restaurants. Your time is much better... More 

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1 Thank Fredrik D
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lamorna cove is just to go and look at maybe a picnic in the car no beach only at really low tide and not much else to do the children will be bored very quickly the lamorna wink is ok for a quick drink but there are much better coves in either direction porth gwara sennen cove porth curno mousehole... More 

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Thank James M
Penzance, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lamorna Cove is privately owned and has a very nice cafe and ice cream parlour. A lovely stream comes down from the valley above and is a good place to see Sea Trout. Quarter of a mile up the road is a good pub with excellent food, The Lamorna Wink. You can walk past the cafe and take a stroll... More 

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1 Thank Sue M
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

One of Cornwall's most inspiring area's to explore and enjoy, a once proud working harbour, which sadly has had parts of the protective wall destroyed by the elements, and doesn't look like it will be restored to it's former glory in the foreseeable future, yet still a marvellous spot to visit on the Cornish coast, but be warned of the... More 

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1 Thank Geoff E
Bellevue, Washington
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71 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The road down to the cove is one which is long, narrow and winding, but the view at the bottom is awesome. We had a quick snack at the café before travelling on.

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plymouth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Just amazing Walked from Mousehole to Lamorna on the coast path and back through farmland Beautiful but take a flask the cafe is awful

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WINDSOR
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Having stayed just at the top of the hill, and only a steady walk to the cove (harder coming up)this little cove has beautiful views, and evokes dreams of smugglers and small fishing boats coming ashore. the harbour walls itself are severely damaged by the storms in the past, and are only maintained by the cafe owner, this being the... More 

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Thank LINOLEN
Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

At the end of a long and pleasant country lane, with a smuggling reputation, the actual cove was massively disappointing. Tiny patch of sand. Tiny smashed up harbour wall. Lots of boulders. That's it.

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Thank AndyWestender
Portland, Oregon
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57 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

On the tricky boulders on the way into Lamorna, we had to maneuver around day-trippers in flip flops and wayward, unleashed dogs as we picked our way through the narrow, jagged rocks. We wandered for some time looking for the public toilets before a waiter told us they were closed and showed us the one public bathroom in an alleyway.... More 

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2 Thank kapate
Penzance, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We popped down to Lamorna for a bit to eat in the cafe and to look at the storm damage, the harbour took a hard hit a few years back, still not repaired, and I would think the cost will stop this happening any time soon. shame.

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