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Address: Lamorna, Penzance, England

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At the end of a long and pleasant country lane, with a smuggling reputation, the actual cove was massively disappointing. Tiny patch of sand. Tiny smashed up harbour wall. Lots of... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
AndyWestender
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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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WINDSOR
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128 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having stayed just at the top of the hill, and only a steady walk to the cove (harder coming up)this little cove has beautiful views, and evokes dreams of smugglers and small fishing boats coming ashore. the harbour walls itself are severely damaged by the storms in the past, and are only maintained by the cafe owner, this being the... More 

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

At the end of a long and pleasant country lane, with a smuggling reputation, the actual cove was massively disappointing. Tiny patch of sand. Tiny smashed up harbour wall. Lots of boulders. That's it.

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Thank AndyWestender
Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the tricky boulders on the way into Lamorna, we had to maneuver around day-trippers in flip flops and wayward, unleashed dogs as we picked our way through the narrow, jagged rocks. We wandered for some time looking for the public toilets before a waiter told us they were closed and showed us the one public bathroom in an alleyway.... More 

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Thank kapate
Penzance, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We popped down to Lamorna for a bit to eat in the cafe and to look at the storm damage, the harbour took a hard hit a few years back, still not repaired, and I would think the cost will stop this happening any time soon. shame.

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midlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I can highly recommend the costal walk from Mousehole to Lamorna, however Lamorna is disappointing. There is very little there apart from a pub. We stopped for a crab sarnie and a cuppa which were fantastic. Was nice to sit and eat overlooking the sea before setting off again .

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1 Thank midlandsMrsM
Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

went for a drive and followed the road here one October morning. No-one around. Not that great a cove, might include on a 2 week holiday for a walk but not on a 1 week. We drove in to notice parking charges!! Parking for what? ONE cafe a a bit of a view you can get almost anywhere on the... More 

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2 Thank Ricky B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Nice little cove but looking a bit sad after part of the jetty was damaged in a storm.Didnt try the cafe so can't comment.

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Woking
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We were walking along coastal path, and were delighted to find the lovely coffee shop open. Had tea and cake overlooking the beautiful bay.

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Thank Jill S
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 322 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

If you are stuck for something to do then visit this quiet little place. Not much there apart from a small carpark, cafe and a few cottages but what makes it stand out is the amazing views. There's also coastal walks for the enthusiasts. Word of note the road down is narrow Z d steep so please be careful when... More 

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Thank Kevan_12
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I visited this lovely cafe with family a few weeks ago. It is situated in a beautiful spot and serves wonderful coffee and cakes.

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