Porthleven is a town, civil parish and fishing port near Helston in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is the most southerly port on the island of Great Britain, and was originally developed as a harbour of refuge, when this part of the Cornish coastline was recognised as a black spot for wrecks in days of sail. Nearby Loe Bar was particularly infamous, with swimmers and surfers being warned off the area to this day.
St Michael’s Mount Gardens, Cornwall, England (2 of 19) | View of gnarled tree through arch near garden entrance
St Michael’s Mount Gardens, Cornwall, UK: Set beneath a dramatic castle on a rocky island, the St. Michael’s Mount Gardens in the far South West of England, provide an almost unique microclimate which supports the growth of tender and exotic plants. Although the garden is relatively frost free, it is very wind swept – any plants you see in these photographs can withstand a real battering from the ocean gales. The garden is at its peak in May and June. This photo shows a view of the…
Welcome to the Eden Project
Come to the Eden Project in Cornwall for a great day out for the whole family: explore the largest indoor rainforest in the world and enjoy special events.
Escaping to Cornwall & Devon this autumn...
Yesterday, my husband Matt and I returned from a lovely week's break in Cornwall and Devon. Today, I thought I'd share with you some photos from our holiday, which was so relaxing!
The tin crowd: Going underground in the mines of Cornwall
Nigel Thompson discovers goes walking in a tin mine, and discovers fabulous views and good food in Cornwall
St Michael's Mount by Jim Charlton
St Michael's Mount, Cornwall. Visited here and walked to the island when the tide was out. A magical spiritual feeling on this island.