The Queens Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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Early morning drive from Exeter towards Cornwall, with Tintagel Castle being our first stop. Tintagel Castle's wonderful location, set high on the rugged North Cornwall coast, offers dramatic views out to sea, and its fascinating ruins and stunning beach makes it an ideal first taste of Cornwall. Next stops, the two sea side villages of Port Isaac …
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 …
... the castle. Unfortunately it was not open, but you could still stroll around the fort bits on the hillside. Pretty impressive and nice for a wander. Again on such a beautiful sunny day, we were spoilt with views. Managed to spot another seal in the water aswell!
From here it was time to head home, but what a lovely few days of winter Cornish sun!
... 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 ...
... Michaels Mount. The tide was in when we arrived, meaning that the island was cut off from the land, so we had a little stroll around the cute town and up on a hill for a good view, before grabbing a hot chocolate. Making our way to the beach we checked out some rock pools until the tide had vacated enough to reveal the walkway! Quite a cool experience walking across the sea but unfortunately the castle on the island was closed- the downside of ...