Explore some of the film locations of the famous Authoress Rosamunde Pilcher who grew up overlooking Lelant Saltings
I think there’s something special about Christmas in a Penzance – a town that has stood almost unchanged through the centuries that has seen so many Christmases’ come and go like the tide in its harbour.
This February’s first golden days of spring, changed just a quickly into ice and snow as the month drew to a close and looking back now it almost seems surreal. The taste of Arctic life with “The Beast from the East” transformed our normally sub tropical Cornish climate into another world and it will live […]
The stannery town of Penzance is more of solid, middle of the road, type of dowager, in comparison to the fashionable thirty something of St Ives. Yet explore and you will find a rewarding companion in the sleepy granite streets. Streets that still echo with memories a whisper of the Medieval town, the shades of the seafaring pirates and smugglers
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 spent two days in Penzance this week and just as the UK revelled in the heat wave I was attending a computer course. I spent my time visiting the town and exploring the side streets down the harbour, to pick up the glorious cooling breeze from the sea.
There was hardly a soul in site as I followed the granite pier passed the trawlers and pleasure boats; ocean yachts and pirate ships (no really tours available!) There was a tangle of ropes straining tightly over silky smooth water and the scent of the sea in the air as I walked