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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 ...
Friday we ticked off St Michael's Mount on Ella's list. The tiny island, which you get to by walking along a cobbled causeway or ferry if you miss the tide out, dominates the view of the surrounding Cornish south east coast for miles. Once through the stone gates you're in a walled fortress with a steep climb up the mount to get to the castle entrance just past the walled cannons. Don't forget to look out for the giants heart - a large heart shaped stone in the cobbled pavement - ...
... 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.
... came without the bun on a wood board with salad and chips but tasted absolutely delish. Jenny had scampi and chips - a local delicacy. If I had stopped there I might have given the meal an almost perfect score but the squelching slurps and whirring growl of the bright shining coffee machine beguiled me into ordering a cappuccino. It arrived in a giant's tea cup - another peculiarity I haven't quite ...
... s Flagship Restaurant at Padstow. We were not disappointed.
Our base for the next 3 nights is here in Falmouth where we have just arrived & now we plan to do a brisk walk to burn off some of those calories put on after our lunch.
xxWin & Maureen
p.s. Thank you Tess for your note - our love to everyone.
pps. Lucy thank you for your lovely Confirmation photo.
& thanks to everyone else, it has been great to hear from so ...