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St. Nectan's Glen

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Address: Tintagel, England
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+44 1840 779538
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09:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 17:00

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Magical

We had a day trip from Bristol to St Nectans and Boscastle. It was our first time to St Nectans and I have to say I is a truly magical place. The staff at the cafe were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had a day trip from Bristol to St Nectans and Boscastle. It was our first time to St Nectans and I have to say I is a truly magical place. The staff at the cafe were extremely helpful and really friendly. We will definitely be back

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Thank Lyndon A
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have a problem with this place, well two really. First of all - there is a lengthy walk in - partly along a private residential street and then later in the Glen. For many visitors - less able oldies and families with young kids - I would say this is a no, no. When you actually get into the... More 

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a walk from Tintagel town centre to St Nectans Glen one afternoon. It's a gorgeous walk through the Glen. Nothing to strenuous so if you're not a confident walker it's still do-able. Cute little tea/gift shop just before the "magical waterfall" which was manned by two very welcoming and friendly ladies. £3.95 per adult to gain access to... More 

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Lincolnshire UK
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The walk from the car park through the glen is beautiful, indeed there are many beautiful walks around the area. We paid the charge in the girft shop/coffee shop and had a quick cuppa (very good and friendly staff) before we walked on the new path that has been built to look at the waterfalls. We were lucky as it... More 

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1 Thank NickyRainbow
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a beautiful and serene walk to the woodlands of St Nectan's Glen, we visited Christmas Eve, as we walked by the woodlands the mystical gurgles of the water, gentle rustling of the plants can be heard with the mild winter breeze, robins and others birds singing. They have a cafe where they serve lovely and gallery where they... More 

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1 Thank Mary Ann V
Devon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Lovely place to visit and to eat x will go again a beautiful setting a bit hard to to get to but so worth the visit! Love this place.

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Thank Summers121
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

At St Nectan's Glen the Waterfall and Kieve are truly magical but now there is so much more to embrace. Access has been created to the other beautiful waterfalls on this devic area of Cornwall. A must visit.

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Thank Joyful223
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We visited on Sunday 27th, parked the car and set off following the signs, we had to walk up the track which was fine because the view from the top gate was amazing,we made it to the glen, got a brilliant welcome from Sarah who explained all to us. We donned the wellies supplied and set off round the magical... More 

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Thank GPY1
Bagshot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Magical and beautiful. Lovely friendly cafe (with great cakes!!) and perfect climax to wonderful woodland walk. Waterfall is amazing!! G&J

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Thank Baltog53
Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

As our visit was in November on a wet weekday, there were only 6 other people there so we were able to appreciate the fairytale atmosphere. The lady on the till couldn't have been more friendly and a coffee and cake after our tour was brought out to us as we cowered from yet more rain under the gazebo. Well... More 

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