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beautiful location this

on a fairly steep hill this graveyard has some amazing views. The two connected little churches are... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2016
Adam W
,
London, United Kingdom
Interesting to walk around

We have a personal interest in this cemetery because it was one of my late sister's favourite... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2016
ajb16666
,
Luton, United Kingdom
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St Ives, England
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

on a fairly steep hill this graveyard has some amazing views. The two connected little churches are generally closed but you can walk around everywhere - it is right next to probably the best beach and a car park in St Ives so you are...More

1  Thank Adam W
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We have a personal interest in this cemetery because it was one of my late sister's favourite places in Cornwall. Very steep to walk up or down from the beach but if you like to wander round cemeteries the names and stories on the gravestones...More

1  Thank ajb16666
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
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