Tehidy Woods

A beautiful woodland and nature reserve not far from Gwithian or Camborne. The woods are wrapped around the old manor house in the middle which was the Bassets family home for many years. those who are familiar with Poldark might recognize Francis Basset and the estate name. The estate has a lot of important history […]

Paradise Park

Paradise park is a small wildlife park situated in Hayle which is a great day out for animal and especially bird lovers. Combining lots of rare species with spectacular gardens and the odd view over the estuary it is a feast for your eyes. Details can be found on their website, https://paradisepark.org.uk/ and as always […]

Mousehole in March

As we always say, Cornwall is awesome no matter the time of year and this March had some extra special sunny days once again. On a rare day off, Team RAAR headed out for a day to Mousehole via Penzance. Getting the bus from Penzance lets you enjoy the views over Newlyn and Mounts Bay […]

Trencrom Hill Sunshine Walk

Neolithic Ancient Cornish site with views to the North and South Coasts. The young Virginia Woolf used to enjoy ‘Sunday Tramping’ to Trencrom with her family when she summered in St. Ives as a child. You can walk from St. Ives or if you want to have more time exploring and enjoying the views there […]

Gwithian in February

This February Cornwall has had some amazing weather, much warmer than normal and days of sunshine. Any day it is worth making the most of the sunny Winter days as the Cornish landscape is stunning year round. When the tide is out you can walk along the miles of beach towards Hayle or Godrevy but […]

How Many Beaches are in St. Ives?

After looking at some reviews of St. Ives on Google which only gave 1 star Chris decided to investigate further…… It seems that a few people who visit St. Ives only visit a tiny, tiny part of it!!!!! Some of the people who awarded St. Ives only a single star complained about the ‘only beach’ […]

Penzance to Newlyn walk

We love Penzance, there are lots of great business and places to visit, Morrab Gardens being one of our favourite places to walk through. The sub-tropical gardens are beautiful and often full of colour and maintained well by volunteers and the Council. With fish ponds and plenty to look at we always try to at […]

Stormy Kynance Cove

An amazing National Trust cared for area. A car park is nearby (National Trust prices) or it is along the South West Coast Path. This was our first visit there (yep there are actually a lot of beaches we still haven’t been to yet).As normal for our first visit somewhere new the tide was on […]

Love Cornwall whatever the Weather

Lots of people only think of Cornwall when the sun is shining and you can lounge around on the beach but there is so much more to Cornwall. When it’s a bit stormy there is a sense of power and awesomeness everywhere and as long as you are prepared it is just as great as […]

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