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Visited a couple years ago as part of a photography and research assignment I was doing. The... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
Aimsrose
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
Absolutely beautiful!!

Had an amazing day out! Stunning views! Nice little shops, gorgeous beach and a brilliant... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
907abbiem
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All reviews wildlife trust two hours boat trip tea and coffee bird life smugglers cottage sea birds saw seals lovely trip beautiful place to visit only accessible by boat small charge takes about mins interesting walk owned by the national trust glass bottomed boat weekend break
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

Visited a couple years ago as part of a photography and research assignment I was doing. The wardens living on the Island were so helpful and informative and happily shared their stories and experiences since being on the island along with stories from the past....More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing day out! Stunning views! Nice little shops, gorgeous beach and a brilliant atmosphere. Will definitely be returning. :D

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 907abbiem
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely little place to visit, it’s best to park just out side then walk across the bridge which is only a 5 minute walk. In Looe they have the best fudge shop, they make the fudge there, I tried the lemon meringue fudge OMG it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank clarer138
Reviewed 15 September 2018

I am not sure if you can actually go on to the island but we took a glass bottomed boat trip arround the island which was very plesent.Would definatly recommend having a look.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank brian_k756
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Very unwelcome from the landing to the end, the island is not been looked after, just sad A little tea room (like what we all read about ) with just the basic items would be good, instead of just try to sell us bad apples...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank franweatherall
Reviewed 10 September 2018

If you visit Looe then the island is a must. If you want to go somewhere quiet, see nature and get away from people for a few hours then head over to the island. The staff there are enthusiastic and knowledgeable and the trail you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rob W
Reviewed 7 September 2018

a fun trip for £7. Vicky the boat skipper has the best job in the world. Lots of photos of the old wrecks and the history of the island, and we saw a couple of seals.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Donyattkath
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We signed up to the trip by writing our name down on the board on the harbour and it was that simple! We were picked up at 9am by David who took us over on the short trip to Looe island where we were greeted...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Abi S
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Great little town, lots to do. Amazing bakeries, great mix of gift shops to cater for all. My children loves crap fishing there and caught many.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank jaynekenny2018
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Lovely boat trip to Looe Island, very interesting history, fabulous views and wild life. It was a hot day when we visited and the climb to the top of the island was tiring but well worth it.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Jen G
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NorthWest_137
30 July 2018|
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Response from Jandave21 | Reviewed this property |
The boat goes when the tide is high only. If you go onto the website for Cornwall Wildlife Trust the dates should be on there along with the boatmans mobile number. The boat goes from the end of the Quay opposite the... More
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Jaine N
13 October 2016|
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Response from Jandave21 | Reviewed this property |
If you go to the Cornwall Wildlife Trust website, at the bottom of the page there is a download for the ferry times. They end at September but when I last visited the wardens said that it was likely the ferry would continue... More
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Melanie_van_Tonder
8 August 2016|
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Response from Jandave21 | Reviewed this property |
Sadly not! The paths are very steep in places both up and down. There is also no wheelchair access on the boat or the slip on the island.
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