We could almost feel the history simmering in the shadows as we walked down through the sheltered valley of Poltesco to visit Carleon Cove on the Lizard Peninsula at the end of the summer.
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.
As the winter days stretch out before us I’ve found myself looking fondly back to the memories of our autumn beach adventures.
A wonderful way to end the day is a walk along the beach in the sunset and for us it should be an easy thing to plan. Perranuthnoe’s Beach is just at the bottom of the village
Explore West Cornwall with the the Penwith tour. In part one the road follows the coast around the Peninsula following Mounts Bay from St Michael’s Mount to Mousehole
Perranuthnoe sits dreamily at the bottom of the valley beside a sandy beach. A peaceful unspoilt village of granite farmhouses andcottages clustured around a square towered church
Porthcurno has beach of perfect shell laden sands below honeyed granite cliffs. With the imposing backdrop of the world famous Minack Theatre
Explore some of the pretty coves and villages on The Lizard and seek out the intriguingly named Gunwalloe Cove and Dollar Cove. Separated by the romantically named “The Church of Storms” Before travelling on to the popular beach of Poldhu fanious for the first radio signal
Perranuthnoe beach is a tempting tidal expanse of soft sands flanked by warm tamarisk framed terracotta cliffs. Perranuthnoe Beach is justifiably popular with locals, visitor and passing walkers all the year around.
I must say my first sight of Godrevy beach was simply breathtaking, with pale silky soft sands stretching away as far as the eye could see and a hint of sea vapour hanging in the air
This week we visited the secret sandy bay just beyond Prussia cove, known as Kennegy Beach a beautiful cove of pristine golden sands framed by heathland with farmland dipping down to the cliffs edge