Let's Explore the Coast!

I'm Josh and this is my blog. Having grown up in coastal Cornwall, I've come to love every aspect of life by the water. Here, you can follow my adventures, ponderings and share in my general passion for the seaside.

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8 Bountiful Sea Glass Beaches in Cornwall

Our beaches are scattered with little translucent treasures, but some are more bountiful than others. Here are 8 of the best sea glass beaches in cornwall.read more


Published 16th Aug 2015
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Sea View Sunrise: #1 Pendennis Point

Sunrise viewed from pendennis point headland in falmouth, looking across to st anthony head on the roseland. I used a gopro 3+ silver edition. 1 shot taken every 5 seconds for 30 minutes, beginning at 7.24am.read more


Published 17th Feb 2015

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


Published 14th Aug 2014

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


Published 28th Jul 2014

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 more so…read more


Published 15th Jul 2014

A Cornish Summer's Eve

Well this was a rather nice way to spend my friday evening. I jumped on a friend’s boat in falmouth and went out towards st mawes for a spot of fishing. Ah the cornish life isn’t a bad one sometimes!   a cornish summer’s everead more


Published 12th Jul 2014

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


Published 30th Jun 2014

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 national …read more


Published 20th Jun 2014