Outdoor Adventures

This category is for all the landlubbers out there, it contains all the adventures you can have without getting your feet wet! Come here for hiking, camping, outdoor cooking and all the other great activities you can take part in around Cornwall.

Great Cornish Date Ideas

So you’re either Cornish or on a trip down to Cornwall and have a special date on the horizon, but what to do? Here are a few ideas: 1. Go for a romantic walk on a beach – Cornwall is stacked to the rafters with perfect beaches, for a easy going, chilled out, Cornish date, a walk on the beach has got to be top of the list.   2. Go for a drink – Choosing where to go for…

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Five Great Cook Books

Jamie’s Ministry of Food A fantastic book for anyone like me who is a bit of a rookie chef, containing brilliantly simple and tasty recipes. The book takes you through everything in basic steps and includes lots of photos so you can keep checking your delicious food is looking as it should. Nathan Outlaw’s British Seafood Great book for any seafood enthusiastic. Beautifully presented and a great coffee table book as well as containing cover to cover scrumptiousness. The book…

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Retro Cornish Postcards

Following on from my Black and White Cornish Postcards, I thought I’d put up a few slightly later but still fairly old postcards. These date from around the 60’s and 70’s.   Lands End   Gyllyngvase Beach, Falmouth   St Ives   Penzance   Newquay   Falmouth   My personal favourite

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Black and White Postcards from Cornwall

I love looking at really old postcards, I find looking at photographs of how places used to be really interesting, it makes me wonder what the places I love now will look like in 50 or 60 years time. I also really enjoy reading the messages on the back and trying to decipher the beautiful swirly writing lots of people used to have.   St Michaels Mount   Falmouth   St Ives   Padstow   Polperro

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HDR Photography of Cornwall

I really like HDR photos, although I’ve never actually gotten round to taking any myself. These are a few of my favourites that have been taken around Cornwall:

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