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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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Bellevue, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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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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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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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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Portland, Oregon
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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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Penzance, United Kingdom
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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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I can highly recommend the costal walk from Mousehole to Lamorna, however Lamorna is disappointing. There is very little there apart from a pub. We stopped for a crab sarnie and a cuppa which were fantastic. Was nice to sit and eat overlooking the sea before setting off again .

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

went for a drive and followed the road here one October morning. No-one around. Not that great a cove, might include on a 2 week holiday for a walk but not on a 1 week. We drove in to notice parking charges!! Parking for what? ONE cafe a a bit of a view you can get almost anywhere on the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Nice little cove but looking a bit sad after part of the jetty was damaged in a storm.Didnt try the cafe so can't comment.

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