A Bracing Beach Walk

The Northern Hemisphere meteorological winter began on Sunday, a bright and crisp dry day with dramatic clouds approaching from the west. Time for a quick drive to the beach for a bracing walk. St Michael’s Mount is closed during the winter months, but you can still walk across the causeway at low tide to visit…

Clarity

I popped over to St Michael’s Mount to get one last visit in before the garden closed at the end of September. Leaving just before the tide started to come back in I was struck by the absolute clearness of the light over the mount on my way to the car park. Usually the castle…

day 18: Marazion Sunset

The sun setting from Marazion: Mount’s Bay in winter. December’s #SquareSky challenge | Marazion Sunset

cornwall in colours: red

Formerly the Town Hall (1871) and then a bank this unique building is now a museum. Located in Market Place, Marazion. A steep sprocketed lead roof with clock face to each side and iron balustrade with fleur-de-lys detail round a square flat roof and a weather vane over the middle.

Marazion

Marazion was once a flourishing town, owing its prosperity to the throng of pilgrims who came to visit St Michael’s Mount (this ceased at the time of the Reformation). During the first half of the 16th century it was twice plundered; first by the French, and later by Cornish rebels. People still flock to St…