St Michaels Mount Near Penzance: A Family Day Out
An amazing island of legends, myths and incredible history.
Legend has it that a giant walked across the cobbled causeway over to the island and you can follow in his footsteps. Alternatively you could hop on a boat and cruise over to explore the magical St Michaels Mount that stands high above Mounts Bay which is just a few miles from Penzance harbour.
St. Michael's Mount: A Unique Tourist Attraction
St. Michael's Mount is not just a museum which documents the past, it is also a modern family home. Come and explore the past and the present at this unique tourist attraction.
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Climb up hill to explore the medieval castle and take in the dazzling views from the fairytale turrets. Look down from the battlement to the colourful terraces below. Walk around the unique sub-tropical gardens that bask in the mild climate and salty breeze and discover tender exotics from the likes of Mexico, the Canary Islands and South Africa.
The Harbour-Side Cafe At St. Michael's Mount And Much More
The harbour-side village is a hive of activity. The Island Café and Sail Loft Restaurant support local businesses by buying local and seasonal produce. Depending on the weather you can take a pew inside or enjoy the sea view from the garden.
St. Michaels Mount is an island adventure to be enjoyed by everyone.
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Tide information is available at reception for guests who would like to walk across the causeway.
Wheal Rodney is just a ten minute walk from a breathtaking view of St. Michael's mount. and within another ten minutes you can be in Marazion where you can cross the causeway to the island or catch the boat.
Wheal Rodney can offer you a very special accommodation option if you are coming to Marazion to visit St. Michael's Mount. We have holiday cottages that are fully equiped and open year round. At Wheal Rodney we also have a beautiful camping meadow and many caravan and tourer caravan pitches available.
When you are looking for accommodation near St. Michael's Mount we do hope you will consider staying with us at Wheal Rodney - Call 01736710605
Photograph by Chris Charlton (copyright)