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Beautiful walk - but not well-marked

Parts of the walk are well-marked, some parts have confusing path options, and can get you stranded... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Angus B
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Johannesburg, South Africa
High tide

Because of the high tide we had to take a boat to St Michael’s Mont. The water was choppy, but the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Betty L
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An easy 2.1 mile walk along the South West Coast Path from Penzance that gives great views across Mounts Bay to St Michael's Mount, the Lizard and Mousehole. In autumn, the Bird Reserve at Marazion attracts rare migrants such as bitterns and water...more
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Parts of the walk are well-marked, some parts have confusing path options, and can get you stranded on the beaches.

Thank Angus B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Because of the high tide we had to take a boat to St Michael’s Mont. The water was choppy, but the ride was short. The fact that a family lived in the castle and there were pictures and stories about the children that lived there...More

Thank Betty L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant weather and nice easy path from Penzance railway station to Marazion and our final destination of St. Michaels Mount. Path is well used but fairly wide for the most part. Fabulous views the whole way there and back. Recommend.

Thank itchyfeet2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did this over 5 days with three children aged 10 and 9 years. It was a great journey for us and the children staying in different accommodation each night. The hardest section and one of the best is between Porthcurno and Cape Cornwall. Lots...More

Thank Cheryl P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An enjoyable walk from Marazion to St Michaels Mount. Make sure you get the timings right on the tides. St Michaels Mount beautiful in its own right. Pathway is cobbled, so not really suitable for the elderly, although I must say it did'nt stop many.

Thank harimell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Get the tide right and walking the causeway to St Michaels Mount is a treat. Mount and Marazion itself have cafes and hotels. Beach great for families.

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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We walked along the South West Coast path from Penzance to Marazion and back in order to visit St Michael’s Mount. Was a nice walk, well kept footpath separated from the roads for the majority of the way, a little bit near Marazion you have...More

Thank MC72514
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We have to wait until 16.30 to tide open another option is use boat and pay 2 pounds. But my boy friend and I curious about the path. unfortunately, we were too late to go in, everything were close at 17.30 if I am not...More

Thank Murie D
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

The coastal path in this area is one of the best places ive visited you have the sea on one side and the beautiful Cornish countryside on the other.

Thank CornwallJetset
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

We walked from Penzance to Marazion and took the bus back. The path starts just behold the bus station in Penzance and I must admit that I don’t find the first 1/4 of the path very charming. But the last 3/4 is enjoyable. We went...More

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Yes if the tide is out you can walk but if not there are lots of little boats to take you over. It’s fabulous! Enjoy!
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