Pedn Olva Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... us to St Ives by around 10am. We explored the town's shops and stopped for Cornish pasties, which according to the cafe, have been voted the best in Cornwall. We then headed to the Tate gallery, a place John had always wanted to visit. Dedicated to contemporary art, it is a magnificent building that cleverly uses natural sunlight to light the exhibits, the light changing with the sky and weather conditions. The exhibits ...
... when we returned so we decided to visit Turo by train. We caught the train from Saint Austell at 1015 and arrived in Turo twenty minutes later. Turo has an impressive cathedral although the rest of the town is rather unremarkable. However, it was a good place to have a quiet day whilst Christine recovered. By the afternoon she was feeling much better and we all had an early night ready to have bigger day ...
... of Hasidic Orthodox Jews we saw today - not having seen any elsewhere. So many families enjoying a day out, but the striking thing was seeing the young boys - many with their heads shaved with a number 3 blade, but a thin curled rope of hair, (called Payos) about 6 inches long from the side of the head, in front of their ears. The fathers sported the same - but it was probably sideburns ...
... the hill. We were going to Tintagel Castle but decided to head south to St Agnes on the Hawkin's recommendation and it was very cute. Old granite buildings and a beautiful beach. Lunch there at a bakery then headed for home. Bit of a break while we watched the end of the stage of the Tour then onto the train to shop and dine in St Ives. We bought clothes and shoes and ...
... for copper. They have rebuilt the old steam engine that bought up the ore and an old man told Jill and I all about it and started it up for us. They used to make arsenic from the ore as well. No OH and S then. The men did not live long lives. The men used to climb down ladders but that got too slow so they had a system where the men rode down on a step attached to rope/ strap. Unfortunately, in 1930 the rope broke and 31 miners plunged to their deaths and ...