Surfing St Ives

I’d had my first taste of surfing in St Ives a year ago and, despite a two hour lesson, I didn’t manage to stand up once. I returned this year determined to catch a wave and and conquer the world of beginners surfing. I couldn’t have picked a nicer day with barely a cloud in […]

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Land’s End to Sennen Cove

The walk from Land’s End, the most south-westerly point in Britain, to Sennen Cove is one of my favourites. Land’s End, despite the ugly tourist attractions, is still a lovely place with some gorgeous views and the walk across the cliffs, just metres from huge drops at times, is stunning. This look out point is fantastic […]

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Marching up St Michael’s Mount

St Michael’s Mount (or Karrek Loos yn Koos if you’re practicing your Cornish) sits protecting the bay of Marazion. Surrounded by calm, turquoise seas in the summer and angry, grey waters in the winter it harbours stories of myth and legend dating back centuries. The story goes that a mythical giant named Cormoran once lived on […]

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Exploring Porthleven

The Cornish coast is dotted with idyllic fishing villages and Porthleven, the most southerly port on the island of Great Britain, is as charming as any. With golden sand beaches stretching off in to the distance, fishermen selling their catches in the harbour and some top eateries it’s a lovely place to while away an […]

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