We made an August visit to Boskednan and Tregeseal, to find two of Cornwall’s ancient stone circles, set on heather clad heathland
Explore West Cornwall
Explore West Cornwall with a local tips in my blogs. Explore the changing seasons as we visit the secluded hidden coves and beaches and take candid snaps along the way of Cornwall's life through the seasons.
Join us as we visit the ancient stone circles, old tin mines and lush valley gardens for local tips. As we explore Cornwall and enjoy visiting the beautiful fishing villages and harbour towns that seem almost forgotten by time out of season
Explore the atmospheric ancient healing well at Madron on the Land’s End Peninsula or “Boswarthen Celtic chapel and well” you will plunge back through the centuries into the ancient heart of Celtic Cornwall.
Impressions of springtime this year in Cornwall
I had a real treat when we visited Godolphin House. From the walk through the bluebell woods to the iconic ravaged time worn wooden doors, to the fabulous granite paving slabs to the intriguing doorways opening to yet another vista of the house Godolphin House was redolent with the simmering character of a place rooted in time…
There are so many fascinating Ancient Sites to explore here in West Cornwall and this week we revisited the once mighty Iron Age fort of Chun Castle again, set beside the remarkable preserved Chun Quoit in a commanding position high on the downs with spectacular views over West Penwith. I had read that the Castle […]
Mousehole is picture perfect postcard cornish harbour and village with a fascinating history, legends and Christmas lights
Cape Cornwall towers above the sea, crowned by a statuesque mine chimney, with fabulous views from the summit back across the sea to Sennen and Land’s End. In fact Cape Cornwall was thought to be the Land’s End until more accurate mapping deposed it from its throne and many Cornishmen hold this to be true […]
There is a little bit of pure Cornish magic about visiting Sennen Cove again – it starts from the moment when the car turns off the main road and the view down to the village is revealed with the stark lifeboat slipway in counterpoint to the dream-like visage of pale golden sands cocooned between a […]
Logan Rock presides over a beautiful stretch of coast land that sweeps away in one direction passed pale sandy beaches of Pedn Vounder and Porthcurno to the world famous Minack Theatre to the west and guarded by the pale white outline of the Tater Du lighthouse to the east. The Logan Rock takes its name […]
We visited the World Famous Minack Theatre at Porthcurno this week on a glorious February day that felt like summer – maybe that is where the phrase “summer in February” came from. The Cornish have a name for these special days – they call them “a day lent” and we took full advantage of the […]