Hayle: St Elwyn’s Church

At the point where Hayle Terrace merges with Penpol Terrace and almost opposite the swing bridge leading to North Quay stands an impressive building. St Elwyn’s Church was the last building to be created by John B Sedding, the designer of the Brompton Oratory. It was completed in 1888 and is a good example of…

Cornish favourites: Mermaids

Mermaid legends are plentiful, but in Zennor there is one who lives in a church… View original post: June 2015 Due to the recent spamming issues on comment likes I have disabled them on this and my other two blogs. More info on Travel Words. I will reinstate them once I know for certain that…

St Uny

The church of St Uny in Lelant is made entirely from granite and dedicated to Saint Uny (Euny) who is also the patron saint of Redruth. It can be easily seen from the other side of the Hayle estuary and lies next to the popular West Cornwall golf course. You can walk through the dunes…