Posts Categorized: Out and About in West Cornwall

June in Cornwall – wild flowers and gardens (guest blog post)


  Whilst every month has its own particular splendours, June brings hedgerows bursting with colour from a wide variety of wildflowers. Tiny, shy little flowers like the speedwell nestle comfortably amongst larger showier specimen such as the tall, majestic foxgloves with their fascinating arrangement of spots within the tube.            … Read more »

The iconic Jubilee Pool

One of the finest sights in historic Penzance has to be the iconic  art deco Jubilee Pool, down off the Penzance promenade beside the pier where the Scillonian docks.               History Designed in 1930 and opened in May 1935 in the year of King George’s Silver Jubilee, beside a… Read more »

Meandering Mousehole

The quaint seaside village of Mousehole is just 15 minutes drive away. Drop down into Penzance, travel along the seafront promenade, past Newlyn with its lines of fishing boats in the harbour and with magnificent views of the sea and the majestic island of St Michaels Mount in the sea beyond and you arrive at… Read more »