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 and stories but we will save those for another day. There are two main…

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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 on the way there and means you don't have to tackle the narrow roads…

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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 are car parks and laybys near the base of the hill. Also if you…

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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 do be mindful of the tide coming in as some stretches do not have…

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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 least walk through them when we visit Penzance. On this day we used Morrab…

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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 its way in and there was a slight storm in the air. As its…

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