Posts tagged with cornwall

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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


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 more so…read more


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


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


Sea View Time Machine: #1 Helford River

Today we know and love helford river for its picturesque thatched cottages, hidden creeks and the abundance of sailing boats seen zigzagging along it. However, this peaceful estaury once played a vital role in a particularly important story.read more


Why we love watching the sea

Something very strange happens to us human beings when we look out at the sea. It’s not the slightly open mouth or the sighs of ‘ooh’ and ‘aah’ that involuntarily escape it. Rather, it is the overwhelming feeling of calm, well-being and oneness with the big blue expanse…read more