Posts tagged with shipwrecks

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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


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