Torwood House Hotel

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

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. ...

Spending time at St Michael's Mount

A travel blog entry by debandkeith on Aug 06, 2014

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... br> We conclude the day by walking around the coast and into the charmingly titled Perranuthnoe, from where we are able to time our arrival to within 5 minutes of the hourly bus service back to Penzance. I continue to carry a stress headache which is far heavier than the day backpack. I’m not sleeping well yet and so cannot tune in properly to what I am experiencing, but know I mustn’t fight it. I know it will all be taken care of by my ...

Back at the seaside

A travel blog entry by mcffamily on Jul 18, 2014

3 comments, 39 photos

... the bells from each of the rooms rang downstairs for the servants to attend upstairs. In the ‘lounge room’ I could almost hear Elizabeth Bennet playing the piano and see the other ‘well- to -do’ people playing chess/backgammon or cards. The gardens are beautiful and for a moment I thought I was in Giverny, with reflections of water lilies and other vegetation around the lake.

We then hit the road again and ...

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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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