St Michael's Mount

Type:Castle / Fort

St. Michaels Mount, Marazion, Cornwall, TR17 0HS

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Explore the amazing Island world of St Michael's Mount and discover a fortress, a priory, a harbour and a family home. An extraordinary tidal island of legends, myths and over a thousand years of incredible history.

Stroll across the causeway where a legendary giant once walked. Follow in the footsteps of pilgrims. Boat hop to an island where modern life meets layers of history. Discover a medieval castle, a sub-tropical paradise and a close-knit island community.

Stray from the mainland on foot or by boat and get up close to the beguiling beauty of the castle-topped isle standing proud in Mount’s Bay. Tuck into fresh local food in the Island Café or the Sail Loft Restaurant and browse for gifts and souvenirs in the Island Shop and exclusive lifestyle and homeware products in the St Michael’s Mount Shop.

Guide Prices

Ticket prices vary, check website for details.


Road Directions

Use the postcode TR17 0EG for satnav The carpark you need may be marked as Folly Field on your map; this is the St Michael’s Mount and Long Stay Marazion car park. From North Cornwall and the A30 Follow the A30 past Hayle and towards Penzance. About a mile after Crowlas village, take the second exit at the roundabout, signposted to Marazion. Turn left at the junction with the main road and you'll soon be in Marazion. From Penzance Follow the A30 east, and about three miles out of Penzance take the third exit at the roundabout, signposted Marazion. Turn left at the junction with the main road and follow the signs.  From Helston & The Lizard Take the A394 from Helston towards Penzance. After about nine miles, go straight over the roundabout (ignore the left hand exit signposted Marazion). Follow this road to a further roundabout and take the first exit, signposted Marazion. Turn left at the junction with the main road and follow the signs.

Public Transport Directions

By rail and bus

Local and intercity trains run to Penzance station. From here you can travel by bus or taxi to Marazion (about 10 minutes away). There is also a regular bus service to Marazion from the bus station in Penzance.

By bicycle

Travelling here by bike can add to the adventure. For information on cycle routes and to plan your journey, visit

By coach

Coaches can only use the St Michael’s Mount and Long Stay carpark if they have booked a group ticket and are visiting St Michael’s Mount. All group bookings must book tickets online and at least 24 hours in advance so that we can plan for your visit and parking. Our car park steward will meet coaches at their pre booked arrival time to provide access to the designated coach spaces. Late arrivals will not be granted access. Coaches should avoid travelling through Marazion town as the winding, narrow streets become very congested, especially during the summer season.  Please use the postcode TR17 0EG for satnavs (marked as Folly Field on some maps). From the A30 at New Town roundabout, take the second exit onto New Town Lane and then go left onto Beach Road and follow the signs. From the eastern (Helston) side of Marazion town, take the A394 west to New Town roundabout (A30) and then take the first left onto New Town Lane and then left again onto Beach Road and follow the signs.



  • Disabled Accessibility


  • On-Site cafe/restaurant/catering
  • Picnic area
  • Refreshments Available

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Wireless internet (WiFi) connection available

Key Features

  • Non smoking establishment

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge)

Payment Methods

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Guided Tours Available for Groups


Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)

* Check website for dates and times.

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