Red flag flying

There was no one in the sea on this bright day, despite some good surfing waves, and the lifeguards were patrolling the beach warning people to stay out of the water. At first we thought it was because of the very strong winds, but after discovering a Portuguese man-of-war on the sand we realised why…

rock patterns

I’ve touched on the geology of this region before, but not on this blog. So it is about time I took more interest in the rocks around this land. Sadly a lot of the coastal areas are eroding and cliff-falls are very much the norm so you are advised not to walk too close to…

blue on blue

Three miles of golden sand stretches from Hayle around the bay to Godrevy Cove. Gwithian beach is popular with surfers. Even in the middle of winter.