Travel Blogs from Falmouth
Big day out by all accounts - a perfect mix of sunshine and calm seas. Started with a cup of tea (how else?) on the terrace waiting for the tide to drop low enough to walk across the causeway to St Michael's Mount. A photographers paradise. It's difficult not to take the next photo - who knows this may be the best shot of the pretty fishing boats …
... one of the more challenging Cornwall circuits. Hopefully the sound uploads with the clip so you get to hear the commentary in the back seat along the way. We shot this Saturday on the way south to Lamorna and Logan's Rock. Since then I've had some even more challenging drives but this one's not bad. ...
... the incredibly rich history which in this instance you stumble right into. We finished off our Saturday by wandering down the street and stairs from Sam's Place into the St Ives night life. It was quite humid and music from different pubs floated into the streets as we mingled with the locals and tourists. One band playing at a pub on the waterfront looked and sounded like a punk new wave revival from the seventies with musos looking the same vintage which made me feel quite at ...
... villages such as Chysauster, an Iron Age settlement originally occupied almost 2000 years ago.
Our next stop was the historical & medieval castle of St Michael's Mount dating back to the 12th century, previously a Benedictine Monastery, fortress, a port & family home. Here our fitness level was tested, at least 500 very steep steps over rugged terrain, but well worth it.
Our last stop for the day was Land's ...
... which meant I had a double babycino. It was then time for a drive to Zennor, a tiny village on the west south coast, south of St Ives. We wandered around St Senara's Church, which features a barrel vaulted ceiling fashioned like a ship's keel and the Mermaid Chair inspired by a local legend of a chorister being lured to sea by a mermaid attracted by his beautiful singing. Paradoxically, the legend was ...
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Have had a fabulous stay in Falmouth thanks to Greenbank - wonderful views across the river and very friendly, helpful staff.
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