St Michaelís Mount
Whatever you do in Cornwall, donít miss St Michaelsís Mount. Just three miles from your Kenegie Manor base, this unmissable landmark is Cornwallís counterpart to Normandyís Mont Saint Michel.
Owned by The National Trust, Saint Michaelís Mount is one of England's best-known and most dramatic coastal attractions. The harbourside village has been a home to a close community for centuries. As a busy port in the mid-nineteenth century, the population peaked at around three hundred. Today you will find a small community that looks forward to greeting you with a cheerful ĎDydh daí (ĎGood dayí) when you visit.
St Michaelís Mount highlights
- An enchanting medieval castle and church perched upon the craggy island
- Idyllic subtropical hanging gardens
- Tasty light meals and drinks at the St Michaelís Mount Island Cafť
- Fine Cornish seafood and local produce at The Sail Loft Restaurant
- Tempting gifts at The Island Gift Shop and National Trust Shop
Come summer or winter, St Michaelís Mount offers something for all the family. Both the castle and church are publicly accessible from March to October (and for tours in winter). And that stunning coastal location is always there for you to enjoy...
Cultural events at St Michaelís Mount
As well as offering you natural beauty, historical splendour and retail therapy, St Michaelís Mount boasts a fine cultural tradition. If youíre planning to visit Cornwall in 2009, donít miss the annual ĎMusic on the Mountí festival scheduled for Sunday 26 July. This acclaimed all day event features the cream of local musicians, many musical genres, traditional Punch & Judy, and many interesting side stalls too.
History, culture, great dining and wonderful views. St Michaelís Mount Cornwall - donít miss it!