10 of the best coastal swimming spots in Devon and Cornwall | Devon holidays
With Devon and Cornwall sea temperatures at a record high, Daniel Start, author of the Wild Guide, chooses 10 of his favourite secluded swimming spots in the area
England's best seaside cafés
Who needs foreign beaches when the sun shines on the English seaside? With temperatures soaring, here are some of our favourite beachside cafés and bars.
The Hidden Hut overlooking Porthcurnick Beach is a relatively unknown gem on the Roseland Peninsula offering a truly unique al fresco dining experience. The fact that you can only get there by walking makes it all the more special.
Porthchapel Beach - West Cornwall, Cornwall Beaches
Situated between Porthcurno and Porthgwarra and around three miles from Lands End on Cornwall's far south west coast is the south facing Porthchapel Beach. It is a sheltered cove that is surrounded by weathered granite cliffs.
Goldiggins Quarry - Swim Spot
Featured from the new book: Wild Guide to Devon, Cornwall and the South-West http://wildguide.net/wild-guide-book/ A secret, spring-fed quarry lake, out on the open moors but hidden in a small grassy amphitheatre. Flat rock ledges for jumping. From the Hurlers car park (in Minions) follow the vehicle track which heads N onto the moor, past the stone circle. After 15 mins bear L at the junction and continue another ½ mile to find the quarry. 25 mins, 50.5248, -4.4711