Around Padstow

We had an opportunity for a short break and decided it had been a while since we had visited Cornwall.  We stayed near Padstow for just three nights and all of the images here have been taken with maybe three miles of Padstow which is on the north Cornish coast.  It is actually a very …

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On the south west coastline in Cornwall

The farthest tip of Cornwall is a special place for me. I’ve been going there since I was very young. In particular the coast from Penzance around to St Ives has a wide variety of scenery, small harbours, cliffs, beaches, lighthouses, remains of mining and other antiquities and even some moorland. I’ve stayed in various …

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Sennen Cove to Lands End

We headed for Sennen Cove early on one of the mornings in Cornwall and walked from there to Lands End.  Sennen is a beautiful area and the beach is great – usually crowded with surfers if there is a good swell it was almost deserted when we got there.  I am not a fan of …

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Ancient monuments and remains in western Cornwall

The western tip of Cornwall has many ancient monuments and the remains of older habitation.  Tin has been mined in Cornwall for around 4000 years now and was traded with the Phoenicians, Greeks and Romans as well as others.  It follows that humans have lived and worked in this part of the world for a …

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Heading down the coast

I’m just back from a break in Cornwall.  We stayed in the far west close to Penzance.  Heading down there it was a good day weather wise so we stopped off on route to make the most of the sunshine. First stop was the small cove of Chapel Porth.  It is a National Trust owned …

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