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Bovisand & Hooe Lake
...cover the entrances to Plymouth Breakwater, with this fort covering the east entrance while Fort Picklecombe in Cornwall covered the west (see the Wembury to Mount Batten Walk). Fort Bovisand is now a...
Morte Point
...cove whose remoteness made it the perfect landing place for smugglers' contraband. According to one historian, a customs officer carrying out a raid in an outhouse here in June 1786 seized hampers...
Tamar Lake and Headland Chapel
...Cove the Coast Path turns left through a gate off the access track. Looking back from here it is possible to see the stone buildings of Polhawn Fort. Now private property, this was one of a large num...
Greenway, Broadsands & Galmpton Creek
...Cove follow the South West Coast Path to the left around the pitch and put golf to Churston Point and continue back to Broadsands Beach car park via the promenade.
Sir John Betjeman Walk
...cover the River Camel Estuary. This had previously been covered by the Harlyn private rescue service, but it was no longer operating any boats.  At this time incidents occurring inside the Doom Bar we...
Penzance Town Trail
...covered in the roof. The Inn is said to be the place where tobacco was first smoked in England. The Inn is also reputed to have its own ghost: a bearded sea captain with a tricorne hat. Flanking the h...
Lelant Station - St Ives
...cove') is named after a medieval chapel which stood here until the early fifteenth century, and there is a record of a French raid on the hamlet and its chapel during the reign of Henry VI. Around...
St Ives Town Trail
...covered. In medieval times St Ives was known as 'Porthia' ('Ia's Cove'), after the fifth- or sixth- century Celtic saint Ia (or Eia), who was said to have washed up here on a leaf ...
Clodgy Point
...Cove - after the fifth- or sixth- century Celtic saint Ia (or Eia), who was said to have washed up here on a leaf (thought to be a coracle). When Porthmeor Hill turns left after Barnoon Cemetery carr...
Carbis Bay to St Ives
...cove') is named after a medieval chapel which stood here until the early fifteenth century, and there is a record of a French raid on the hamlet and its chapel during the reign of Henry VI. Around...
Newquay
...Cove and then climbing steeply uphill to rejoin Esplanade Road just before it hits Riverside Crescent. Turn right here to detour along Pentire Point East; or turn left and left again to continue the w...
Babbacombe & Oddicombe
...Cove. Note the high limestone cliffs on your left, with Long Quarry Point at the bottom of them. The limestone was much quarried all around the coastline here and was used in the construction of many...
Explore Shaldon from Teignmouth
...Cove. The Tunnel was built in the 1860s to give access to the private Ness beach by the 8th Lord Clifford of Chudleigh, who owned a great deal of the village. The Smuggler’s Tunnel was never used for...
Labrador Bay from Teignmouth
...covery, and by 2009 already there were more than 850 pairs breeding here. In spring the cirl buntings become territorial and the males' distinctive rattling call can often be heard. By summer they...
Loe Tide at Porthleven
...Cove. Follow the path to the shingle beach at Loe Bar. The shingle dam at Loe Bar began to form around 10,000 years ago, at the end of the last Ice Age, when the melting of the ice sheets caused sea ...
Bull Point & Lee Bay
...covered Britain, thanks to its position in a valley too steep to be cultivated. Its native species include alder, ash, holly, hazel and beech, with some oaks, though many were lost to two world wars. ...
The Willaparks
...Cove and then Bossiney Haven. Again ignoring the path inland, heading towards the outskirts of Bossiney, bear right to follow the Coast Path around the back of Lye Rock and another Willapark. Turn lef...
Cape Cornwall
...Cove, where it tumbles over rocky boulders on the pebbly beach and into the sea. Porthleddenis a good place for seal spotting. Castle Kenidjack was an Iron Age cliff castle, with triple-banked defence...
Geevor Mine & Chûn Quoit
...Cove. Follow the Coast Path acorn waymarkers along the cliff above the beach. Until 1891 maritime safety off Pendeen depended more on activity after a wreck rather than effective prevention. The high...
Buck's Mills & Peppercombe Castle
...Cove, Bolt Tail & Bolberry Walk), but records show that the family existed before the sixteenth century. 'King' of Bucks Mills, Captain James Braund, built King's Cottage in the 18...