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War graves and a famous artist

Well, I never thought I would review a graveyard, but here goes. Intrigued by the Commonwealth War... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
cabbie37
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Newcastle-under-Lyme
Not really an attraction, but woow

So reviewing a cemetery is a bit strange. but our holiday house looked out over this intriguing... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
mat174
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

Well, I never thought I would review a graveyard, but here goes. Intrigued by the Commonwealth War Graves sign on the gate we wandered in to investigate. There we found the grave markers usually seen in the cemeteries of Flanders Field. All in immaculate condition,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

So reviewing a cemetery is a bit strange. but our holiday house looked out over this intriguing cemetery with the sea stretching for miles beyond=, stunning view. We walked through the cemetery a few times and it has a very calming feel with only the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mat174
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Hard to rate a cemetery but this deserves a mention for the position, views, care it receives not to mention its inmates, This place holds the long history of St Ives and its wonderful people.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

If you like looking at ancestry and family history then this is a fascinating place to visit. All the graves overlook the sea in the most beautiful setting. A bit tricky underfoot if you are looking for specific graves, though there are wider walkways for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Awayaga1n
Reviewed 21 July 2018

I am not a great visit cemetery type person This one is unusual as it is Beside the sea For me the reason for the visit was to find Alfred Wallis' grave

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Some people might find it a strange place to visit but it is quite interesting with some of the graves being very ornate, Alfred wallis being one of them. There are many graves here going back many centuries with whole families buried in them. Its...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank leicsduo
Reviewed 9 April 2018

It was April and the blackbirds sang :). The weather was nice but windy and cloudy. There is quite cold by the sea, although there were even 12 degrees celsius.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Anneli K
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Went here to see the grave of local artist Alfred Wallis . I found the grave yard to be a bit untidy but this is like most graveyards now .

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank dave l
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This oasis overlooking the famous surf beach Porthmeor, give time for reflection, there are seats where one can sit and look out over the sea, or wander around this lovely cemetary one can find interesting graves of many local people

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Diddy12013
Reviewed 17 July 2017

I was drawn to look at the cemetery as there are often interesting old stones to look at in these places. What I was not expecting was the number of amazing butterflies around the place. It is a little nature reserve - lovely

Date of experience: July 2017
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rogerveal
30 October 2017|
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Response from Awayaga1n | Reviewed this property |
Hi Roger. I visited the cemetery this week and have posted some photos that may be of interest to you. Not only William Veal, but also a few other Veals who may well be related. The cross is by no means the tallest, though... More
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garrypamk
1 October 2017|
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Response from Diddy12013 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the grave is on the lower level of the cemetery, coming from the Tate, not far from the chapel, sorry I cant be more precise.
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