The Crowns Engine Houses at Botallack are rightly the most famous in Cornwall, set in a dramatic cliff top location, with a rich history to explore.
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.
Carn Euny is an ancient courtyard village settlement set around a deep fugue on the Land’s End Peninsula in West Cornwall
October can often bring an Indian Summer and this was a perfect time for us to dally on the long swatherof silver gold sands of Sennen once more
We visited Boscawen-un stone circle again this week mainly because Charles loves to photograph the ancient Cornish landmarks! At one point he had built up a fairly good collection but it was sadly lost down a crack of the computer never to be seen again. The years have gone by and a return visit to […]
Prussia Cove has a special quiet secluded atmosphere, set on the Porth-an Als Estate at the end of a winding lane and once famous for smuggling
Charles loves to visit the numerous Neolithic and early Bronze Age sites in West Cornwall and I love to see the Cornish heathland clothed in the vibrant swathes of heather and gorse at this time of the year and so it was an easy decision to combine the two, while choosing places within easy striking […]
The secluded, sub tropical Cot Valley, leads to raised beach formed in the last Ice age – just perfect to explore.
What is the Gulf stream? We are so lucky to live on the West Cornwall Peninsula. The most south westerly peninsular in Britain warmed by the Gulf Stream – the warm air that flows from the Caribbean north east towards Europe and that lends us this unique sub tropical climate. Yet each day as I […]
The raw power of the Atlantic meets the English Channel in this, the most westerly point of the UK: – Land’s End in Cornwall. Land’s End is so well known throughout the world. It is arguably the one destination that all of our visitors have plans to visit at one point in their stay in Cornwall.
One question I’m often asked by our bed and breakfast guests is “What is the meaning of Ednovean?” And of course as with all farm and field names that have been passed down over the centuries, it is the names themselves that hold knowledge of ancient names for the area. The name Ednovean was originally […]