Let's Explore the Coast!
Hello! I'm Josh and this is my blog. Having grown up by the sea, I've become obsessed with every aspect of life by the water. Here, you can follow my adventures, ponderings and share in my overall passion for the seaside. To keep up to date with me and Simply Sea Views on Facebook, Twitter or Google Plus click on the buttons below.
5 Tips for Choosing Sea View Holiday Cottages
If you're like me and a fantastic sea view is high on your priority list when looking for a holiday cottage in Cornwall or any other coastal destination, then read these five quick tips to ensure that you're not disappointed when you arrive at your retreat.… read more
Sea View Time Machine: #4 Porthcurno Bay
Now a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), Porthcurno Bay boasts golden beaches and magnificent cliff formations, including the famous Logan Rock, an 80 ton boulder balanced in such a way that it is said that only a small force is required to start it r… read more
Cornwall's Buried & Sunken Treasure Map
Swash-buckling pirates burying chests full of gold and jewels might sound straight off the pages of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island but the truth is pirates and their booty hiding practices were very real between the 16th and 18th centuries, and nowhere m… read more
Sea View Time Machine: #3 Gyllyngvase Beach
In the mid-1800's Cornwall was the world's leading producer of tin, with over 2,000 mines in operation and over 30% of its male population working in them. Sadly, with rising competition from abroad this would not last and the next 50 years saw devastating decline in th… read more
Sea View Time Machine: #2 Mount's Bay
Littered with jagged reefs and hidden sand banks, Mount’s Bay has long been the toil of seafarers. Some local fishermen even claim that on a calm day the carcasses of sunken vessels can be observed on the sea floor. Needless to say, the role of the RNLI (Royal Nat… read more