A day dawned when the delicious ripple of spring was in the air and teased us from our winter hibernation. We walked under exquisite skies with the scent of the wildflowers drifting around us and the sound of the sea in our ears.
Porthleven Harbour with dramatic shadows and tasty pasties feature large in our latest adventure! The atmospheric light and the sheer magnificence of the granite harbour in wintertime.
A walk beside the Cornish sea is a wonderful antidote to Christmas, after the days of calorific over indulgence in the rituals of the season. Well who can resist Christmas Pudding!
New Year’s Day dawned with clear blue skies and bright sunshine. It was a day lent from summertime in fact. A day that was far too tempting not to pack a picnic and choose a walk to a secluded cove.
Explore Gurnards Head for a great walk with spectacular sea views. There’s an atmospheric Iron Age Fort, Chapel and Mine and the prospect of a posh lunch beside a roaring log fire in the pub of the same name
Are autumn vibes in the air right now? The change in the season ushered in with the tumbling waves?
Now our days are filled with the regular rhythm of the sea along with a hint of sea salt in the air.
Our walk through the steep sided Kenidjack valley followed a route that perfectly frames views to Cape Cornwall. We were accompanied on our journey to the sea by a gurgling stream and glimpses of historic tin mines
Our last walk before lockdown was along was the cliffs of Mounts Bay near Rinsey on a perfect autumn day. There was such a treasure trove of sparkling seas, rugged cliffs and “poldarkesque” melancholy to explore along this spectacular route.
A trio of walks lead to Nanjizal Beach and The Song of the Sea across spectacular cliff top scenery. This magical sea cave has a sheltered turquoise lagoon within sound of the Atlantic breakers of Land’s End
As spring turned into summer, we’ve managed to squeeze in three lovely walks along the south west coastal footpath. Each walk has been very different and each walk is quite short (about a mile or so).
Carn Galver to Porthmoina Cove is a perfect short walk embracing a quintessentially ruined tin mine and the sea. it’s easy to find, just beside the B3036 that runs between Land’s End to St Ives.