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.
places to see
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.
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.
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!
We visited the traditional sea side beach of Praa Sands this sunday. Praa sands is the sort of place where children are busy making sandcastles above the tide line and surfers seek out the best waves on the horizon.
A walk along the dramtic cliff tops of Land’s End amongst the spring wild flowers
Explore the idyllic beaches and coves of a secret Cornwall just a comfortable stones throw away from the bustle of the tourism trail and yet a world apart.
Are you thought turning to summer memories now, as the last of the winter days give way to spring? Memories of warm, lush, days of delicious idleness; of summer days spent in Cornwall in an irresistible love affair between sea and countryside… Summer days when the leafy canopies of the trees cast shadows so deep, […]
Each day now I watch the starlings begin to group and gather in flocks overhead, swooping in their timeless ballet of the air in ever changing patterns. With the change of the season maybe they scent of winter ahead and they have begun to seek the marshes in Marazion each evening for their nightly roost […]