4th May 2010 at 5:42 am

Getting Value from the National Trust

Nice cheap day

Start with a walk along the cliffs at Carnewas & Bedruthan Steps – National Trust

Next Lunch and a visit to Trerice – House and Gardens – National Trust.


The finished up on the Beach at Crantock, also National Trust.

A nice sunny day, but with an icy wind

19th September 2009 at 6:37 pm

Last Day – Back to Reality, via Portchester

So after what seems like months, it was time to head home and say goodbye to Crantock Beach.

Crantock Beach

The location couldn’t be better – it was great to be able to walk down to the beach – I’ll definitely be making a return visit.

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13th September 2009 at 6:10 pm

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 remembered it – I don’t know if the town’s had a face lift or it was just because it was a gloriously sunny day – but it was actually quite pleasant walking through the town. Like many towns it bears the massive scar of the abandoned Woolworth store.

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12th September 2009 at 5:12 pm

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.

Witney Court

Then I queued for ages through the roadworks on the M5 finally arriving at my base for the week at Crantock Beach at 6 pm.

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