Mawgan Porth beach

Taken from Elizabeth Dale’s blog, the Cornish Bird Blog, readers are invited to join her in her travels along Mawgan Porth where she delves into the history of mermaids. You can read Elizabeth’s blog here. I took the opportunity of spending beautiful Good Friday walking along the cliffs at Mawgan Porth.  This stunning stretch of the north…Continue Reading “Mermaids Sighted in Cornwall”

Porthleven

This month, contributing writer Jackie Harding shares a vivid journey from Porthleven to Wynwallow in stormy weather with Cornish Story. Read below to discover more. As we set out from Porthleven on a wild and windy Sunday near Christmas, we were already looking forward to lunch at The Halzephron Inn, as famous for its smugglers…Continue Reading “The Wind’s Way”

Lelant

Join Jackie Harding as she tells Cornish Story about her journey walking towards St. Michael’s Way in late Autumn last year.  Towards the end of October, we met at the isolated railway station on the Hayle Estuary at Lelant. The wooden station building is now a house, weathered, with window boxes and a weather vane,…Continue Reading “Towards St. Michael’s Way”

Jackie Harding tells Cornish Story about her journey walking from Chapel Porth to Nancekuke in late September last year. In this regular series of features she will be mapping these kinds of stories onto the physical landscape of the Cornish coast. On the last Sunday of September we arrived at Chapel Porth. It was so early that…Continue Reading “Chapel Porth to Nancekuke”

Lighthouse near Portreath

Jackie Harding relates her journey of walking from Hell’s Mouth to Portreath in late August earlier this year. In this regular series of features she will be mapping these kinds of stories onto the physical landscape of the Cornish coast. Read on to discover more. On the last morning of August we set off from Hell’s Mouth,…Continue Reading “North Cliffs: Hell’s Mouth to Portreath”

Author Jackie Harding at Godrevey

Jackie Harding recounts walking from Hayle to Godrevy in late July earlier this year. In this new regular series of features she will be mapping these kinds of stories onto the physical landscape of the Cornish coast. Read on to discover more. The towans stretching from Hayle to Gwithian,  Riviere, Mexico , Common, Phillack, and Upton,  are…Continue Reading “From Hayle to Godrevy”