A day in Mevagissey

Mevagissey is a picturesque fishing village on the south coast of Cornwall, the perfect destination for a relaxing break in a tranquil setting. There are many beautiful beaches in the area, the Lost Gardens of Heligan are close by, and Mevagissey itself has spectacular scenery and lots of delicious pubs and restaurants. Last August, some…

Cornish sunset chasing at Porthtowan

Porthtowan on the north coast of Cornwall has always been my favourite place to watch a sunset. This beautiful beach is a surfer’s paradise and is home to the Blue Bar, a lovely beachfront bar with incredible views of the crashing Atlantic waves out towards the horizon. It’s also, in my opinion, the best place…

Making the most of Autumn in Cornwall

Autumn in Cornwall is one of the most magical times of the year. The summer crowds have dispersed, the colours become more vivid and the sunsets get more spectacular. As the change of the season brings yellow, orange and red hues to Cornwall’s countryside and dreamy gold sunsets light up the evening sky, I like…

A weekend at Little Trevothan Campsite

A few weeks ago, Chris and I spent a lovely weekend camping at Little Trevothan Campsite in Coverack. We got everything packed and ready on the Thursday evening and then left straight after work on the Friday. Little Trevothan Campsite is situated near the quaint village of Coverack on the Lizard Peninsula and roughly a…

Exploring Zennor in West Penwith

West Penwith is a sparsely populated part of Cornwall and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. West Penwith includes all of the places along the coastline in the far west of Cornwall, from St Ives all the way down to Mousehole. The landscape is rugged here with high jagged cliffs, rocky moorland and narrow lanes…

Secret coves in Cornwall: Cot Valley

Blink and you’ll miss the sign post to Cot Valley when driving through the Cornish town of St Just. Cot Valley is one of the secret coves in Cornwall that I’ve recently discovered. Once you’ve spotted the turning, be prepared to drive down a long winding lane, between wild hedgerows. There are only a couple…