Pirate's Cove, Polperro, Cornwall. Smuggling prospered in Polperro when it was developed as a port in the 12th c. & reached it's zenith in the late 18th c. when Britain's wars w/ America & France hastened high taxation of imported goods. Local fisherman boosted their income by smuggling spirits, tobacco & other goods from Guernsey. A more organized Coast Guard service was introduced in the 19th c. along w/ stiff penalties, & led to much less smuggling.

Smuggling prospered in Polperro when it was developed as a port in the c. & reached it's zenith in the late c. when Britain's wars w/ America & France hastened high taxation of imported goods. Local fisherman b

Doc Martin's Surgery - Port Isaac, Cornwall, England, UK

Doc Martin's Surgery - Port Isaac, Cornwall, England, UK - Fern Cliff is a guest house!

BROADSANDS BEACH, Ilfracombe, Devon, [ENGLAND] #wildbeach. Owned by Watermouth Valley Camping this crescent-shaped lagoon is not to be confused with Broadsands in Torbay. With caves and a rugged headland covered in lush vegetation this beach wouldn't look out of place in the Indian ocean. Access is by a dirt path and steep steps. In spring the cliffs are awash with wild grasses and garlic, but the beach is best in summer for maximum sunshine as it's north-facing. [© Neville Stanikk]

BROADSANDS BEACH, Ilfracombe, Devon, [ENGLAND] Owned by Watermouth Valley Camping this crescent-shaped lagoon is not to be confused with Broadsands in Torbay. With caves and a rugged headland covered in lush vegetation this beach wouldn't look

Port Isaac (Cornish: Porthysek) is a small, picturesque fishing village on the coast of Cornwall.Various TV productions have been filmed here such as Poldark, more currently Doc Martin and a production of Rosamunde Pilcher's The Shell Seekers.The village dates from the 18th century when its prosperity was tied to coastal freight and fishing.

Port Isaac (Cornish: Porthysek) is a small,picturesque fishing village on the coast of Cornwall.Various TV productions have been filmed in the village such as Poldark & more currently Doc Martin & a production of Rosamunde Pilcher's The Shell Seekers.


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