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The Island - Pendinas

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Address: St Ives, England

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Great walk up to the chapel

Cold, grey day but a lovely walk through the tiny, winding streets to the island. Got a bit lost on the way down, but really all roads lead to the harbour.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
john a
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cold, grey day but a lovely walk through the tiny, winding streets to the island. Got a bit lost on the way down, but really all roads lead to the harbour.

Thank john a
Bath, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The views are amazing and a great place to watch the surfers on Porthmeor beach below on one side and then on the other side beach lovers enjoying the sun on Porthgwidden beach and dipping in the calmer waters thanks to the shelter of the small cove it sits in. The sun rise and sunset are stunning and the different... More 

Thank darstives
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely walk up here as usual on holiday. Lovely fresh breeze and great views out to sea. Lots of great places to walk.

Thank MattyA32
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

It's always worth the short walk uphill to take in the views of the ocean and to look back over the town and study the garbled nooks and crannies that IS St Ives.

Thank Craig S
Chester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The Island is simply wonderful. A place to walk, or sit, take in the air, take in the history, and take in the breathtaking views. Although the Island attracts a lot of people, you never feel cramped or hassled. We love the Island, it is, somehow, the spiritual home of St Ives. What a place!

Thank Gary W
Taunton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

It's a short walk from the main town, and great for views and picture taking. Also good place for a picnic and away from the much busier town.

Thank 104t
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

My favourite place in St Ives, we were staying metres from here, every morning i made a cup of tea and walked up to the Island to look at the view, it is breath taking, such beautiful coastal scenery looking over Porthmeor beach

Thank guy1w
Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Located between Porthgwidden and Porthmeor Beach, on the walk around the north side peninsula. Great views from the top. The Pendinas and the light house are located close together. Several benches on both sides, many in remembrance of loved ones. Good views of the harbours.

Thank Challenger01
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

A fantastic area to look out to sea from. A must area for bird watchers and those looking to go somewhere a little quieter than the town centre!

Thank Pinky4334
Liskeard, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

It is a bit of a climb to the top but well worth it for the views when you get there. There are plenty of seats.

Thank Hanson2045

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