This is Cornwall at its unspoilt best, with hidden coves and vast sandy beaches just waiting to be explored. Discover the bohemian, arty hubs of Penzance and St Ives, learn to surf at Sennen Cove or enjoy a traditional cream tea in picturesque Mousehole. Walk the causeway and discover the castle atop St Michael’s Mount, … Continue reading "West Cornwall"
iWalk Perranuthnoe to Prussia Cove - a circular walk along Mount's Bay from the large sandy beach at Perranuthnoe to the smugglers' coves at Prussia Cove, returning across the fields with views over St Michael's Mount - 3.9 miles - moderate - http://iwkc.co.uk/wa/193. Photos on the route: http://www.pinterest.com/iwalkcornwall/iwalk-perranuthnoe-to-prussia-cove/
S.J. LAMORNA BIRCH: this painting depicts St Michael's Mount. It was painted around the turn of the century and shows how works of artists such as this helped to popularise Cornwall to the wider public. Samuel John Birch was so inspired by the Lamorna valley and cove in Cornwall that he took its name as his own, becoming known as 'Lamorna Birch'. ✫ღ⊰n
Marazion, within shouting distance of St Michael's Mount, is a lovely little town lined with a massive flat beach of sand/pebbles depending on what the tide brought in, with magnificent views of the sometimes island of Michael. Marazion is just 10 minutes drive from Penzance and en route for Kynance Cove.