Category Archives: Places

Monsters of the Deep

Today we spent an instructive afternoon in Falmouth’s maritime museum.  Long a favourite with us, the museum is home to the quirky, odd and sometimes downright potty, things to do with seafaring matters. Standing exhibitions take care of things like the … Continue reading

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Meal with a View

The Cove Bar and Restaurant at Maenporth. Secluded but buzzy. Great food in a super location. Continue reading

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The Family Unit (circus) has encamped itself in Redruth, a quiet backwater that was once dominated by tin and copper mining. These industries substantially declined by the end of the 19th Century, as the various ores began to be imported … Continue reading

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Queen Mary Gardens, Falmouth

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The Gylly Beach Cafe

Four hours in the car, one hour queuing for a coffee in the (no doubt) Covid enriched atmosphere of a dangerously overcrowded service station and half a pound of chocolate later and we are in lovely Cornwall.   The Family Unit … Continue reading

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The Bishop’s Palace

Surely, there can be few more beautiful places, on a hot, summer’s day, than the tranquil surroundings of the Bishop’s Palace in Wells.  The buildings and gardens have been the residence of the Bishops of Bath and Wells, for over … Continue reading

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