The Mousehole Lights are simple lights that feature all of the traditional Christmas symbols of songs and folklore
places to see
If you are planning to visit just one fishing village in Cornwall then make it Cadgwith sheltering in the lea of the most southerly point of The Lizard.
The bustling tourist destination of St Ives is so different from the quiet, laid back, world of Mounts Bay. We eased ourselves gently into the visit by taking the Train from Lelant Saltings
St Michael’s Mount is the jewel of Mounts Bay with a history full of myths and legends. The Mount has seen life as former priory and site of Pilgrimage; as a Castle and finally an opulent Country House. Today it is one of the National Trusts most loved and visited locations
Autumn can bring its own consolation with days of bright sunshine hen summer lingers on.
“Away down to Lamorna” is chorus of a famous Cornish song and I had forgotten just how beautiful Lamorna Valley was, until we drove down through the valley to the harbour again this week.
The sea has never seemed bluer than this month as the heat wave changed our lives to a Mediterranean rhythm, as day after day of endless sunshine spread before us.
Spring brings the fabulous swathes of bluebells to the National Trust’s Godolphin estates ancient woodlands. And there is a fabulous walk to the summit of Godolphin Hill with West Penwiths streched panoramically below.
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
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