The lizard walk

We’re off for a bracing cliff top walk from The Lizard to one of the most famous beaches in Cornwall – Kynance Cove. The Lizard to Kynance Cove Walk is a short 2,5 miles section of the South West Coast Path and can be done in around 50 minutes. The scenery along the way isContinue reading “The lizard walk”

Charlestown

The next (literal) port of call on our Cornish explorer is the beautiful little town of Charlestown. The little town has a wonderful, unspoiled example of a late Georgian working port. It was constructed between 1791 and 1801 by Charles Rashleigh who was an entrepreneur and member of a local landowning family. It was builtContinue reading “Charlestown”

Perfect Polperro

Polperro – meaning Pyra’s cove is a large village, civil parish, and fishing harbour within the Polperro Heritage Coastline in south Cornwall. It’s a steep walk down to this picture postcard perfect village but it’s well worth the effort. It’s idyllic appearance comes complete with tightly-packed ancient fishermen’s houses which survive almost untouched, a quaintContinue reading “Perfect Polperro”

Plymouth art

Fresh off the little boat from Cornwall back to Plymouth I spy a colourful sights – the Plymouth covid wall art. Full of peoples reactions to the global pandemic, lockdown, vaccinations and everything coronavirus related. Not all voices agree of course – and this piece laments the perceived loss of freedom and governmental control thatContinue reading “Plymouth art”

Southern Explorer 2021

Back on the 2021 trip round up now with a whirlwind tour of the South in July 2021. Starting off in Plymouth, we then headed to Boswinger in South Cornwall, Torquay and Bristol. Here’s a few snaps from Plymouth to start us off. Plymouth is the capital, and historic hub, of maritime Devon. As wellContinue reading “Southern Explorer 2021”