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Not your usual tourist attraction......

A lovely spot on the headland between bays. Worth a walk and wander. Close to The Tate so an easy... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2016
budcat
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Hitchin, United Kingdom
interesting visit

lovely to walk round it was tranquil Barbara Hepworth the Sculptor is buried here. wouldn't... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2016
Patricia Q
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St Ives, England
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Reviewed 18 April 2016

A lovely spot on the headland between bays. Worth a walk and wander. Close to The Tate so an easy detour along the way.

Thank budcat
Reviewed 10 April 2016

lovely to walk round it was tranquil Barbara Hepworth the Sculptor is buried here. wouldn't recommend for the kids

Thank Patricia Q
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Barnoon Cemetary, undeveloped in this busy little town, contains all of the natural textures which made me fall in love with Cornwall forty years ago. All around it are newly refurbished slate and concreted, tarmac coated, planes and surfaces smoothed into clean modernity, and naturally...More

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 9 February 2016

I came here with my daughter & great grand daughter on a Ghost Walk last year which finished up here. We couldn't see very much as it was about 9.30pm at night & it was dark, added to which, the leader of the Ghost Walk...More

2  Thank pat w
Reviewed 17 December 2015

I think to list this as an attraction or tourist spot rather than seeing it for what it essentially is, a grave yard, shows a non intended slight disrespect for what is a resting place for deceased relatives of local people. I cam however see...More

1  Thank mrmiball
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Our car park was directly above this and it is by the new Tate so hard not to go through or past but it is in essence Boot Hill so not sure what you do in a cemetery, chant maybe

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 14 October 2015

We visited this beautifully sited cemetery, overlooking Porthmeor beach, several times during our stay in St Ives. After looking at Alfred Wallis's Leach-tiled grave, we wandered around, reading the names of the many mariners and local people who were buried there. At the end of...More

1  Thank Gail N
Reviewed 5 October 2015

They picked the best spot to bury their loved ones. Wander through the graves and see St Ives' history before you - sailors lost at sea, fishermen perished in storms. See Alfred Wallis' grave, with Leach decorated tiles. Celtic crosses.

Thank angielala17
Reviewed 28 September 2015

For those staying in this area above St. Ives, the cemetery provides an interesting route down to town and, in the views of many residents and visitors alike, the best way to walk back up the hill. The route offers superb views of Porthmeor Beach,...More

Thank Ledyard
Reviewed 29 July 2015

High on the hill overlooking Porthmeor, The Island, and the Tate couldn't be a better place to end up, either for the living or the dead, of course the beach has been there for a long time, the Tate, but a recent addition to the...More

6  Thank Badgerbag
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