Friday, 12 February 2016

Visiting Cornwall

We've had another break for a few day.  This time going down to Cornwall and an area we haven't really stopped at before.  Our hotel break was at the Whitsand Bay Hotel, Torpoint.  A lovely location.....

where a certain lurcher enjoyed his stay

and fun on a different beach

To be honest, I wasn't sure whether to add all the Cornwall pictures
to one post...but thought it would go on too long

so I have decided to do bite sized posts.

Starting with our walk at

Rame Head

 (click here to read about the NCI at Rame Head)

....and walked across the fields and moorland - with Dartmoor ponies doing a good job grazing down the vegetation - they took no notice of us, they were too busy munching.

and on across towards the former chapel on the hill
(click the link about Rame Head and the chapel)

the views were stunning, even on an overcast day

~ the view to the west ~

~ and the view to the east ~

 there had obviously been a first floor to this building, going on the recesses in the walls

(how did William get into this blog - again!!)

Heading back up to the coastguard base

 and the dartmoor's were ahead of us

lovely ponies

 we thoroughly enjoyed our walk
and it was good exercise too.


Christine said...

Thanks for the tour!

Marie Smith said...

Such sturdy ponies. What a wonderful place to hike!

ann @ studiohyde said...

Thanks Christine.

Thanks Marie.

robin cox walsh said...

Thanks for letting me tag along! (I'm sure my legs are going to ache

Eileen said...

That looks like a fabulous place to stay! You actually walked up that hill to the chapel, so worth it for those stunning views. That's a great photo of William sat in the window :)

ann @ studiohyde said...

I thought the walk would do us all good ;)

ann @ studiohyde said...

It was so worth the walk. Wasn't too far either, and we avoided a cloud burst on the way back! said...

Ann thank you for sharing these lovely photos. Would love to visit there some day, it looks like a wonderful place.

CJ Kennedy said...

Thank you for the armchair trip.

ann @ studiohyde said...

It is lovely Joan, very scenic :-)

ann @ studiohyde said...

Glad you enjoyed CJ :-)

Jane said...

Cornwall is one of the amazingly beautiful places I visited and still remember with great pleasure. Thanks for sharing your beautiful photos !

ann @ studiohyde said...

It's lovely along the south coast of Cornwall, I like the estuaries the best, like you say Jane, it is beautiful there.

Dartford Warbler said...

A lovely winter walk. An interesting little chapel. It reminded me of St Aldhem`s in the Purbecks.

ann @ studiohyde said...

Yes, it is very similar to St. Aldhem's isn't it - up there on the hill away from everything.