Summer Holiday 2011 Day 5 – The Rumps

Finally got to walk around the headland at “The Rumps” today. I’d seen this piece of the Cornish Coast from out at sea on a boat trip out of Padstow and have had it in my to-do list for a number of years.

Park and Ride

As I have said before – St Ives can be a very unpleasant place, overcrowded and crammed with cars. After the success of my out of season visit in October 2008, I thought I’d give Spring a go.

Newquay & Crantock Beach

Took a trip into Newquay to replace the camera that gave up on me during my accent of the Coniston Old Man. I hadn’t planned to visit the town during my stay as whilst the beaches are great, it is a little too commercialised for my liking. It wasn’t half as bad as I rememberedContinue reading “Newquay & Crantock Beach”

Witney Court, the M5 and Crantock Beach

Set off from Coniston at 7 am for my second week’s holiday near Newquay in Cornwall. Stopped off at Witney on the way to break up the journey but couldn’t stay too long. Then I queued for ages through the roadworks on the M5 finally arriving at my base for the week at Crantock BeachContinue reading “Witney Court, the M5 and Crantock Beach”

Botallack to Sennen

Easily the coldest start to any day I have spent in Cornwall. First a walk along the cliffs from Levant to Sennan on the North Cornish Coast – No sun but still breathtaking views.

Cornwall Again

Day 1 of my Spring 2009 Holiday and I’m back in the Lizard Peninsular for the 7th time. As usual, I found somewhere to visit on the way. This time it was Montacute House, which is also home to a the National Portrait Gallery. Also worth mentioning was breakfast, which was at the Little ChefContinue reading “Cornwall Again”