The Falmouth Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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I spent a lovely week in Cornwall over Christmas seeing my Mum each day and visiting various towns and villages near the Lizard where I was staying. The harbour at Coverack by night was a magical scene with Christmas lights and decorations illuminating the small fishing boats in the harbour. I also took a couple of walks to my favourite places …
We left our lovely cattle cottage and began our journey back East. We paused at Gwithian, across the bay opposite St Ives, to run around the sand dunes for a bit and up to look at the view of Godrevy lighthouse. Then we made our way to Healeys Cyder Farm, deciding that it was appropriate beings as we are in Cornwall. We had a taste of some great ...
... From here we decided to head back and to our delight, the seals were still there! We got comfty for the show and watched again as they played and provided us with plenty entertainment.
From Lands End we drove the scenic route around the coast to St Ives. We strolled through the lovely streets and cobbled lanes until we emerged on the seafront. It's very picturesque here with a large sandy harbour and a beautiful sandy beach backed by sand dunes in the bay ...
... and the rocky outcrops provided a lovely foreground.
We then made our way to St Ives where we had booked our last minute stay. It was right out the back up a tiny rural lane leading to some old farmhouses. We were staying in a little cottage which had been converted from cattle sheds. Very quaint, stone and beams, with a proper fireplace! We ventured into St Ives for dinner, settling on an extremely tasty Mexican. Mmm mojitos, nachos and fajitas!
... at every opportunity. This is sometimes difficult for Europeans who find it strange, even intimidating at times, especially when one remembers that so few Indians speak English. Never have we received so many offers of help at every turn; early on, we were suspicious of the Indians desire to engage with us, but gradually we came to realise that these approaches were born out of a genuine desire to get involved.
The Indian seems happier than we ...