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Carn brilliant

It is notoriously difficult trying to find this outstanding structure and it took a while to locate... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Great dog walking area

Obtain a view of Redruth and surrounding areas by taking the walk around this area. Lovely walk to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mary E
Camborne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is notoriously difficult trying to find this outstanding structure and it took a while to locate Francis Bassett's monument as it is not signposted, although you can see it while travelling on the A30. But once you find it it is well worth the...More

1  Thank Micklah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Obtain a view of Redruth and surrounding areas by taking the walk around this area. Lovely walk to take the digs on - particularly if you are looking for an alter native to beach walks during the summer. Great resturant in the old castle as...More

Thank Mary E
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Great views of both coasts of cornwall on a good day. Difficult drive up there but well worth the effort.

Thank Neil B
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Excellent middle - eastern restaurant run by a member of the Swahala family. Great food - had the Carn Brea Steak special - succulent! Beware though - Cash/Cheque only, low lighting by candles and an assault course track to get there - 4x4 recommended as...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We have tried to get to Carn Brea on previous occasions and never managed it. We found out this year that there is only one road up, so this year we followed it and found it. It was worth it for the good view that...More

1  Thank malcnmaggie2015
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely walk with lovely views over st ives, the castle looks amazing and we look forward to eating there, would recommend good footwear on the path because it’s quite rocky and uneven.

Thank 1985steve
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Views from the top of Carn Brea are decent but it's definitely a walking hill and not suitable for running really. There are areas that are a bit neglected and a few horses escaped from the paddock nearby down the bottom. Alright way to spend...More

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This place is absolutely lovely. It's such a unique place to eat. It's a little difficult to find and then the drive up to the castle is a little narrow and bumpy but well worth it when you arrive. We were greeted by a lovely...More

1  Thank Kglc123
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Amazing views from here on a sunny day. Lovely to wander about or just sit on the rocks and look at the beaches in st Ives.

Thank Christine-Andy
Reviewed 2 May 2017

A little tricky to find, look for the signpost for the castle and follow it. The track gets narrow and poorly surfaced but keep going! Eventually, you will be rewarded with free parking at almost the highest point. A short walk gets you to either...More

1  Thank CotswoldsMidge
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