Never been to… Tehidy Woods

Never been to… Tehidy Woods

When you’re alone, do you ever get the feeling that you aren’t?  A friend of mine, scientific to his very core, surprised me by saying that, on a madcap solo sailing adventure to South America, he became convinced there was someone else onboard.  The feeling didn’t...
Never been to…St Juliot

Never been to…St Juliot

It comes to something when a self-confessed city lover tells you – someone who has lived and breathed Cornwall for most of their life – about a place so special that it played a major part in turning a moderately successful architect’s assistant into one of this...
Never been to…Bodmin Jail

Never been to…Bodmin Jail

Elizabeth Osborne was just twenty years old when a rope was put around her neck and she was hung at Bodmin Jail. Her crime? Arson. The year was 1813 and she and her husband had found themselves at loggerheads with their neighbours, the Lobbs. Mrs Lobb is said to have...
Never been to...Dozmary Pool

Never been to...Dozmary Pool

Frustrated at having to queue at Temple whilst the roadworks continue on the A30? If time and leisure allows why not avoid all that tarmac hassle – at least for a short while - by turning off at Bolventor (if you’re travelling north) or towards Colliford (on the...
Never been to… Carnglaze Caverns

Never been to… Carnglaze Caverns

Cornwall is famous for tin but though North Wales is often considered the UK capital of slate, Cornwall has had an equally pivotal role to play in supplying our country with the attractive, finely-laminated rock. It was a vital component of the industrial revolution...