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The Cornish Coast

maggie mccall | Padstow the View across to Rock and Daymer Bay

Padstow the View across to Rock and Daymer Bay

Padstow is a town, civil parish and fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall. The town is situated on the west bank of the River Camel estuary approximately 5 miles northwest of Wadebridge, Today, Padstow’s harbour is also filled with pleasure boats of all descriptions. There is a regular ferry across the river to Rock
maggie mccall | Watergate Bay, Cornwall

Watergate Bay, Cornwall

Watergate Bay is a two mile beach set in a valley between Newquay and Padstow. It faces the Atlantic Ocean . Watergate Bay is a magnet for surfers, as well as other beach sports such as paddle boarding, kite surfing, bodyboarding, kitesurfing, and waveski, to name a few. The beach has RNLI lifeguards throughout the peak season as there can be strong rips in either direction in the water,
maggie mccall | Porthluney Cove

Porthluney Cove

Porthluney Cove is a privately owned, secluded family beach with a large expanse of golden sand that's popular with the locals. South facing, in front of Caerhays Castle and Gardens, the beach enjoys a striking backdrop. There's plenty of room for beach games and exploring the rocks on the west side at low tide. The beach is excellent for swimming .
maggie mccall | Polruan from Fowey Cornwall

Polruan from Fowey Cornwall

A beautiful sunny day in Fowey, looking towards Polruan, with many boats and yachts moored in the estuary. Polruan is a small fishing village in the parish of Lanteglos-by-Fowey in Cornwall, England. Across the harbour from Fowey, Polruan is an ancient mariner & shipbuilding community. Clinging to the hillside, & surrounded on three sides by water, the village is a maze of narrow streets alleys & flights of steps winding between the cottages, it is much loved as a community, a haven for yachts & also a tranquil holiday destination. With just a couple of pubs, a cafe & local shop.
maggie mccall | Crooklets Beach, Bude, Cornwall

Crooklets Beach, Bude, Cornwall

Crooklets Beach is a wide expanse of golden sand is exposed at low tide, bordered by rocky outcrops ideal for rock-pooling. Crooklets is at the north side of Bude and can be reached by a short walk over the Summerleaze Down or down the hill from the town centre. Crooklets is very popular with surfers and is home to the Bude Surf Life Saving Club.
maggie mccall | Crooklets Beach Sunset, Bude, Cornwall

Crooklets Beach Sunset, Bude, Cornwall

Sunset at Crooklets Beach, the beach is a wide expanse of golden sand and is exposed at low tide, bordered by rocky outcrops ideal for rock-pooling. Crooklets is at the north side of Bude and can be reached by a short walk over the Summerleaze Down or down the hill from the town centre. Crooklets is very popular with surfers and is home to the Bude Surf Life Saving Club.