Torwood House Hotel

Alexandra Road, Penzance, Cornwall, England, TR18 4LZ, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Penzance

A day in Penzance

A travel blog entry by leisa-stephen-b on Aug 31, 2013

1 comment, 3 photos

Our plan for the day was to walk to St Michael's Mount which is on an island that is accessable on foot during low tide and a ferry during high tide. It used to be a fortress then a huuuge home which the family has given to the National trust because the upkeep is so large. But it is closed on Saturdays in case the family want to visit and of …

From King Arthur to the Pirates of Penzance

A travel blog entry by leisa-stephen-b on Aug 30, 2013

1 comment, 3 photos

A little diversion to Tintgagel-the land of King Arthur. We thought it would be a quiet little town with the ruin of Tintgagel castle on the Cornish coastline. Well it was a full on tourist town with King Arthur everything-it was a bit corny but fun. The walk up to the castle and Cornish coastline was magnificent. There was some kids in wetsuites …

Passing through the ages to negotiate the Fal

A travel blog entry by debandkeith on Aug 09, 2014

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... of her life-giving energy flowing through places recognised as centres of illumination."

We drew ourselves away regretfully from this lovely setting and descended down to a small chain ferry, The King Harry Ferry. Crossing the river we then walked on up and up and up with hot tired feet and Ed describing his first blister, a nasty one sitting under the ball of his foot. We stop briefly in Philleigh at the Roseland Inn for coffee ...

All the magic of Kennall Vale nature reserve

A travel blog entry by debandkeith on Aug 08, 2014

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... valour and hopped over a barb wire fence and down through a ditch into an altogether friendlier setting. As we walked back along this safe side of the barbed wire fence to their field, our frisky suitor even put his front legs up considering a potential jump to chase us. Over the next stile we found ourselves in a narrow partially overgrown footpath between hedges which was clearly the route we were meant to be on. If this was a ...

Walking the backlanes and paths of Cornwall

A travel blog entry by debandkeith on Aug 07, 2014

3 comments, 5 photos

... coastal walking.

Today I feel the blackout curtain beginning to rise on my vision of the landscape. As the day wore on I could feel a tuning out (or is it in?) from stresses and distractions. I’m allowing my body to be worked on by powerful outside sources. It’s reassuring to be moving at a slower more natural pace and reconnecting once again with nature, and my native landscape. ...

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This hotel, located on Alexandra Road, Penzance, is near Merry Maidens, Exchange Art Gallery, Lanyon Quoit, and Goldfish Contemporary Fine Art.
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