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Porthcurno Beach. Being here made me feel like I'm in the Caribbean rather than the UK.

Moving west: Minack Theatre and St Michael’s Mount

We left Fowey and headed off further west to see the Minack Theatre which has a fabulous view onto Porthcurno Beach. We stayed at the beautiful Mount Haven Hotel with a view onto St Michael’s Mount, had more great food and just…

Chris heading off into the sunset.

A walk along the coast…

I’m pretty certain no other walk can beat one along a beautiful coast. Outside of peak season, the paths in Cornwall are empty. We had the whole place almost to ourselves, as we headed off into one of the most romantic…

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Restaurant review: Sam’s in Fowey, Cornwall

For those who have been to Fowey, Sam’s needs little introduction. It’s a place that is synonymous with the ‘having a good time in Fowey’. This restaurant is full quite often, and you may need to wait in the upstairs cocktail bar…

Where the river may take us

Time is a river of passing events, and strong is its current. For as soon as a thing is brought to sight, it is swept away and another takes its place. But soon this, too, will be swept forth. Marcus Aurelius…

Beautiful view of the estuary.

The Hall Walk

According to the ‘National Trust’ website, the Hall Walk in Fowey is a moderate walk stretching about 4 miles, requiring two ferry rides and about 2.5 hours of your time. I think it could possibly be moderate for those who…

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A Walk around Fowey

One thing I like about having a camera is that it makes you not just see, but seek out the beauty there is around you. What better way to find such beauty than walk around and let your environment speak for itself?…

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On the road to Manderley

“Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.” One of the best-known opening lines in English literature. People may have read that sentence in Daphne du Maurier’s famous book ‘Rebecca‘ – a book that has never gone out of print…