Wheal Coates

The Wheal Coates mining site is probably the most famous in Cornwall. It sits on one of the most beautiful cliff tops and the Towanroath shaft is very much a Cornish icon. We are most definitely in Poldark country. [click link for more Poldark locations in Cornwall] I have yet to get a ‘proper’ photo…

A Walk on the Wildside

Finding a parking space near to a beach in Cornwall during the school holidays means getting there early. Which is how I came to be at Chapel Porth car park at 8:50 on Saturday morning aiming to walk the coastal path up to the Wheal Coates mine and on to St Agnes Head. The weather…

A Cornish landscape

What else could I choose for illustrating something/somewhere that is dearly loved: Cornwall. With its endless coastal curves and wonderful industrial history that leaves a unique legacy on the landscape. The engine house. Daily Post Photo Challenge | Beloved

day 30: A Cornish Sky

ALTOCUMULUS clouds look fleecy and have dark, shadowed sides. This winter sky features the Wheal Coates mine ruins along the north Cornish coast. December’s #SquareSky challenge | A Cornish Sky

Wheal Coates

Just to show that the Cornish world wasn’t really grey on Boxing Day, but lovely and sunny and away from the cliff edge, reasonably warm too!