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TravelPod Member ReviewsChy-An-Albany St Ives
This is an older hotel and the rooms are quite small but mine had a spectacular view of the sea. The shower is quite pokey and there is no in-room fridge so no cold water or drinks can be kept in your room.
Clean and tidy and good value for the money paid
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I completed my second last day of the Cornwall Coastal Walk so have now done over 100 miles and have just 6 to go. Weather was strange, virtually no sun, just cloudy skies with mist and rain towards the end.
If you are as tired of coastal scenery as I am becoming, you may want to defer looking at the blog until at least 13 June because today and tomorrow are again by the coast and on the 13th I'll be on my way to Paris. However, if you ...
... of the major 19th century mining sites.
Well before I reached Sennen Cove I had my first distant views of Lands End, the most westerly point in both Cornwall and England. Frankly, I feel two weeks of this coastal walk is probably too much. I've now completed about 90 miles (150 kms) and just two days and 17 miles to go.
But there are still some sites ...
... rough and I enjoyed the walk much more than yesterday's. Evidence of the tin and copper mining industry was everywhere.
I've been suffering from stomach cramps for the last three days and my imagination has been running away with me (I kept thinking of how in 2006 Cate was suffering from stomach cramps when we were overseas, but she still did everything as only Cate would including climbing the Eiffel Tower via the stairs rather than using the ...
... and presents at the table before we tidied up. We headed for Charlestown in the afternoon, a small port famous for its tall ships (it's also featured in the new series of Poldark). We walked down by the harbour then went to 'wreckers' cafe where we all had a cream tea. We then went to the Shipwreck & Heritage Centre and walked through its museum detailing the shipwreck and the history of the port. It included a section on the ...
... even swimming.
St Ives is the largest centre since I started a week ago in Padstow and being a Saturday the waterfront and narrow lanes of the old town were very crowded. As in Padstow, a lot of people just sat in seats or hired deckchairs on the edge of the harbour where they had a grandstand view of the boats sitting on the sandy bottom.
7th June 2015
A rest day. I stayed at the hotel all ...