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Newquay Dive Orfordness Newquay Dive Orfordness : The SS Orfordness, a lightly armed merchant ship of 2790 tons was sunk when making passage from Rouen to Barry by German submarine U60 during on the 20th of July 1918 with the loss of 2 lives. She lies in 30 metres of water approximately 2.5 miles from […]Continue reading
Kynance Cove Dive From the video’s author on the Kynance Cove Dive: “I took this film using a GoPro camera mounted on my forehead during a dive through the Devil’s Bellows, an underwater tunnel some sixty metres long beneath Asparagus Island at Kynance Cove in Cornwall. I did the dive in September at low tide […]Continue reading
Botallack Crown Mines Perched on the very edge of the cliff and short walk along the cliffs from the Levant Mine and Beam Engine the Botallack Crown Mines are a spectacular sight.. The video above gives an outstanding view of the area. The Crown Mines are further down the cliffs The two engine houses are […]Continue reading
Whipsiderry Beach Steep steps to reach Whipsiderry beach. At low tide as there is lots to explore; caves, rock pools and dry sand for sheltered sun bathing if the wind is blowing off shore. Whipsiderry Beach is a ten minute drive from Newquay centre but there is limited parking on site, there are no lifeguards […]Continue reading
Owned by the National Trust, Trelissick Garden is described by them as a Tranquil varied garden in fabulous position. The garden has a A superb collection of tender and exotic plants. You can walk through parkland and down to the river along a riverside footpath and look down on the King Harry Ferry as […]Continue reading
A National Trust Garden set in a valley with with views over the Helford River and coastline a warm and sheltered setting for for exotic flowers, trees and shrubs complete with famous Glendurgan garden maze. The wonderful Glendurgan Garden maze seen in the video is a great favourite with the kids. A walk down through […]Continue reading
River Trip Falmouth Truro River Trip Falmouth Truro: In the summer there is a regular service that links Falmouth and Truro. Enjoy a different perspective of Falmouth Docks, Pendennis and St. Mawes Castles as you view them from the sea. Take in the beautiful views of some of the local waterside locations such as Flushing, […]Continue reading
Trelissick gardens estate: The estate enjoys panoramic views down the estuary towards Falmouth and the sea. The garden is home to the National Collection of photinias and azaras. It also and has a large selection of camellias, rhododendrons and magnolias as well as many rare varieties of hydrangea. Click image above to play […]Continue reading
Cotehele House – Gardens are set in the woods above the tidal River Tamar. The Gardens have a superb collections of textiles, armour and furniture. The house has extensive grounds with riverside gardens. Cotehele House – Gardens on the River Tamar Cotehele Quay on the river is home to the restored Tamar sailing barge, Shamrock, […]Continue reading
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