Category Archives: Cornwall/Devon

A Short Stay in Exeter

On our way back to Whitstable from Penzance, I decided it would be nice to stop for a night in Exeter.  I’ve wanted to see the cathedral there for several years now, and since it’s right on the mainline on … Continue reading

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A Sunny Day in St. Ives

  For our last day in Cornwall (and by far the nicest, warmest day), we visited the lovely seaside town of St. Ives.  This town is known for its beautiful sandy beaches, picturesque setting, and for the artists that flock … Continue reading

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The Eden Project

The Eden Project is a place I have had on my Cornwall itinerary before we even planned a trip.  I have heard amazing things about this place, and I was not disappointed in the least. I want to go back and live … Continue reading

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Mousehole and Land’s End

Unfortunately, on our second day in Cornwall, my father came down with some kind of bug that kept him at home resting.  My mother kept him company and the rest of us ventured out to see the little fishing village … Continue reading

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Falmouth

Our first day in Cornwall was spent in Falmouth.  We got back on the train in Penzance, rode to Truro and switched for the short branch line to Falmouth.  In about an hour, we had arrived in this other harbour … Continue reading

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Penzance with the Grandparents

Only two days after my parents arrived, we whisked them away on a nearly week-long trip to Cornwall and Devon.  Our main destination:  Penzance.  Yes, that’s the same Penzance made famous by the pirates of Gilbert and Sullivan.  (Incidentally, we … Continue reading

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