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There's only one thing more exciting than driving on Cornish roads in the sunshine - that's driving in the mist and rain, which we've had a bit of in the last few days. But enough of the commentary. (You can read my blog Bloody Tourists for my rave about Cornish roads.) We shot a clip from our car driving ...
... south to Lamorna a small beach which can only be accessed by car descending down a winding nail biting one way lane catering for two way traffic. After exploring a coastal walk and the beach we drove to Logan Rock Inn where we lunched on local Cornish fare. I ordered a half pint Cornish Rattler cloudy cider from the tap and had one of the best pies I can remember with thick juicy steak pieces in a rich sumptuous gravy sauce. Jenny had the ploughman's lunch with Cornish cheddar ...
... extreme westerly point of mainland England.
Day 4 - Saturday 21st Sept.
Today was a free day for us to explore the historic town of Falmouth. We had numerous options for filling in our day. We chose a ferry trip to St Mawes, where we visited St Mawes Castle, built during the reign of Henry VIII. Another quaint fishing village with more unique galleries & shops.
Home very foot sore & weary.
... to explain the two natures of Christ - human and divine. Outside we explored the haphazard graveyard marked with random Celtic crosses. A sundial on the church wall features cross bones and angels representing death and immortality. Somehow this all seems more believable in the grey windswept Cornish late afternoon haze. We walked from here along a path winding through stone walled fields down towards ...
... of quaint whitewashed cottages packed together in windy lanes that tumble randomly down to the harbour shore.
The small fishing harbour here is completely closed in by a round stone wall with a small opening at one end. The village is famous for its festive lights at Christmas and the children's book, the Mousehole Cat. The Spaniards almost got their way with the village in 1595 but were held off at the now celebrated Keigwin Arms, the last ...
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