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Find the sliding rock!

Great place for wonderful views especially on clear days as others have said. But what about the... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Camborne, United Kingdom
What a View!

If on an a bright and clear day make you your way to top of Carn Brea you are in for quite some... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
John C
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Carn brea is a great walk for people that love walking great views from the top if weather is clear but most days o k ,old castle on one end which is also a restaurant, if you look back in history you will find it...More

Thank Graham W
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Great place for wonderful views especially on clear days as others have said. But what about the 'sliding rock' - about 100 yards down in front of the castle and a little over towards the monument is the sliding rock, a natural granite slide that...More

Thank celticchough
Reviewed 26 August 2018

If on an a bright and clear day make you your way to top of Carn Brea you are in for quite some view. From the summit you will be able to see Bodmin Moor, St Ages Head, Redruth, Camborne, Gwithian, St Ives and -...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Built by the Bassett family centuries ago Carn Brea monument truly is a gift to Camborne. Catching the sunset in the summer is truly incredible and it’s a great place for kids to have fun climbing on the rocks. Only advice would be to make...More

Thank Josh B
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Most certainly well worth the hike to the top to take full advantage of the most wonderful views. Beware of Adders in the long grass.

Thank E9781VNvictoriap
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Once you find your way up the Carn you cannot be anything but amazed but the view.....it is stunning....so peaceful and beautiful......then to look in all directions at different places is wonderful

Reviewed 27 June 2018 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 19 June 2018

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
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