When a fabulously bright and sunny day dawns in wintertime, the Cornish have a special name for it: – “A day lent from summer” and those balmy sun filled days are perfect for walking in Cornwall
Explore West Cornwall
Explore West Cornwall with local tips and seasonal snaps in my blogs. Follow the changing seasons as we visit the secluded hidden coves and beaches.
Enjoy visiting the beautiful fishing villages and harbour towns and the wild pagan lanscape of the Penwith moors.
The perfect arc of golden sands of Porthminster beach marks the true gateway to St Ives. A beautiufl beach just below the railway station and a short stroll from the bustling harbour and town.
The Mousehole Lights are simple lights that feature all of the traditional Christmas symbols of songs and folklore
We explored Carbis Bay beach this week, with its powder puff sands and charming views over the expanse St Ives Bay. Our visit was just as autumn fades towards winter and reassuring out of season.
We explored Trebah garden again yesterday, as the golden leaves of autumn swirled around our feet. This magnificent garden is in a lush sheltered river valley running down to the sea and the garden coaxes you along its well manicured paths with all of the authority of a vintage Rolls Royce.
Kynance Cove truly does have a haunting beauty set below the undulating contours of enfolded green cliffs on the Lizard Peninsular. There is a soft sandy world of mysterious plazas, punctuated by towering stacks of gleaming dark serpentine, ready to explore Not to be missed when visiting Cornwall.
Trenow is one of the little sheltered coves that ring Perranuthnoe, within sight of Marazion and St Michael’s Mount.
A walk along the coastal footpath with a lovely view over Perranuthnoe
This week we squeezed in a visit to Trewidden garden – it is one of the great gardens of Cornwall and it is just outside of Penzance on the Land’s End Road. We found the established arboretum of rare trees gathered by plant hunter Edward Bolitho from habitats around the world, interlaced by a well […]
Sennen is the fabulous stretch of soft white sands that lies looking impossible beautiful between the Wolf Rock lighthouse, that guards Land’s End to the west and the jutting promontory of Cape Cornwall to the east. Perfect for a Sunday picnic in fact!