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“Great walk on pebbles through the water”

St. Michael's Mount
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US$365.03*
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Spectacular West Cornwall Highlights Luxury Private Tour from Devon
Ranked #1 of 9 things to do in Marazion
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Cross the causeway where a legendary giant once walked. Follow the footsteps of pilgrims or boat hop to an island where modern life meets layers of history. Discover an evocative castle, a sub-tropical garden paradise and a close-knit island community.
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“Great walk on pebbles through the water”
Reviewed 6 August 2014 via mobile

This was a great walk on pebbles through sea water,you have to be there around 3pm or earlier to walk through the water,its spectacular views through water and once at the top.

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“Stunning ”
Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

So glad I am a national trust member , this place was breathtaking , well worth a visit . Steep climb , but stunning views from the top .

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Waltham Abbey, United Kingdom
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“Great Day Out”
Reviewed 5 August 2014

This is a fantastic attraction to visit if you holiday down in Cornwall. The house on the mount is very interesting to look round, the gardens are beautiful beyond all recognition and the view is magnificent (you can see The Lizards's Head from the top of the mount). Only downside is probably the walk up the mount - it is rocky in places, but the whole thing is worth it. As for getting there, you can either walk across (when the tide's out) or boat it across (when the tide's in). Great day out for the whole family - one in a lifetime experience you do not want to miss out on :)

Visited July 2014
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Haywards Heath
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“Well worth a look...”
Reviewed 5 August 2014

We were very keen to visit St. Michael's Mount when planning our holiday and the place did not disappoint.

The castle is up a steep cobbled pathway and certainly comfortable footwear is needed but the walk up the mount is well worth it. The first thing is the beautiful views you get of the Cornish coastline and of the gardens below which unfortunately were not open on the day we visited.

Before you reach the castle walls there was a storyteller and lots of rugs where you get to hear about the giant of Marazion which was fun. Once inside the castle it operates a one-way flow for visitors which is good as the guide leaflet you are given gives you a brief outline of where you are standing. With each room there are laminated sheets with descriptions of the artifacts on show and there are some lovely oil paintings throughout.

Well worth a visit and found it was good value for money.

Visited July 2014
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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“Not really worth it”
Reviewed 3 August 2014

It looks quite nice from a distance and the views are quite nice from the top of the castle but we had to queue to get into the castle which took forever. Once inside it wasn't the most interesting place I just wanted to get to outside to see the view which was nice probably a lot nicer had the sun been shining. It definitely wasn't worth the £8 to go up unless you love castles or historic places, if it hadn't been for the long queue to get in it might have been a bit more enjoyable.

Visited July 2014
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saintmichaelsmount, Guest Relations Manager at St. Michael's Mount, responded to this review, 5 August 2014
Many thanks for your review and sorry to hear that your experience caused you to only leave two stars.

You don't detail the precise day of your visit but we can get very busy at this time of year. However, we do have operational systems in place to ensure that any waiting times are kept to a minimum and, more importantly, to ensure that all of our visitors can enjoy their experience regardless of the time of year visited. I do appreciate that these systems may not have been to your personal expectations and any further feedback on how we can continually improve would be welcome.

In the meantime, thanks for your comments and we do hope to be able to warmly welcome you back in the future for a five star experience.
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