Falmouth: Explore Spectacular St. Michael's Mount in Cornwall

5.5 Hours
Group Activity
Shore Excursion with Guaranteed Return to Ship

From (USD) $192 Per Adult (Minimum 8) / $96 Per Child

Falmouth: Explore Spectacular St. Michael's Mount in Cornwall

5.5 Hours
Group Activity
Shore Excursion with Guaranteed Return to Ship

From (USD) $192 Per Adult (Minimum 8) / $96 Per Child

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      Falmouth: Explore Spectacular St. Michael's Mount in Cornwall

      Falmouth, England
      From (USD) $192 Per Adult (Minimum 8) / $96 Per Child
      • Mount's Bay: The large, sweeping bay on the English Channel’s Cornwall coast extends from the Lizard Point to Gwennap Head.
      • St Michael's Mount: This small tidal island situated in Cornwall’s Mount's Bay contains the daughter house of the iconic and stunning Mont Saint-Michel in Normandy.
      • Cliff side Garden and Vegetation: Be amazed by the exotic subtropical gardens that flourish along the granite cliff face of the island.
      About this Falmouth tour

      Dating back to the 12th century, St. Michael's Mount sits on top of a crag. At low tide, it's accessible via causeway. The rest of the time, you must take a boat to reach the site. After serving as a church, Benedictine priory and fortress, the site was converted into a private house in the 17th century.

      The tour of the castle begins at the West Door. From there, you'll cross into the Hall, which served as the Captain of the Mount's living quarters during the 16th and 17th centuries. The living quarters lead into St. John's Room, a delightful little space that has been used as the Mount owner's sitting room for centuries. In the armory, you'll observe sporting weapons and military trophies the family brought back from varying wars.

      Moving into the library, you'll now be standing in the oldest section of the Mount. The tour continues into the Chevy Chase Room. Originally the monk's refectory, the Chevy Chase Room is where the family took their meals. The room gets its current name from the plaster frieze consisting of a series of hunting scenes depicting the medieval ballad Chevy Chase.

      Out on the South Terrace, which forms the roof of the large Victorian wing of the castle, you'll take in stunning views of Mount's Bay and the surrounding coastline. Before concluding the tour, you'll get a peek in the Priory Church; it is founded on the rock that forms the island's summit. This small, moving chapel still holds regular public worship services.

      St. Michael's Mount's Many Functions

      Throughout the Mount’s long history, the property has functioned as a church, Benedictine priory, fortress and private home. It is a well-known pilgrimage destination and has also served as the location of numerous military sieges.

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      Cancellation policy

      Full refunds issued for cancellations made 7 full days prior to the date and time of requested services. Cancellations made within the 7-day and 72-hour window will receive a 50% refund of purchase total. Purchases are non-refundable inside of 72 hours.

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