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Hugo's been busy with his Circus Workshop & Cornwall Alternative Teens group over the last couple of days, so we decided to take the two days off work...
 
Yesterday we were in Falmouth & this headland is called Pendennis Point...
 Henry VIII had Pendennis Castle built back in 1540 just above the headland, but it's very well hidden!

The sea was a lovely colour...

This is the lookout for the castle...

Some years ago, Sime & the kids saw seals in the sea here, but there weren't any yesterday!

The village across the water is St Mawes & another of Henry VIII's castles is just on the left.
We think the large sailing boat is one of the Tall Ships Of Charlestown, we see them quite often near to where we live. 
The speed boat looked like it should be moored in St Tropez!

 
Lots of activity & that's St Anthony's Lighthouse on the right.

The day was finished off with a treat...

Says it all...

Today we ventured over to the North Coast... 
St Agnes - another place we haven't visited for years!

Just down the road is Trevaunance Cove, a popular place for surfers...

The lifeboat ready for action!

A really beautiful place...


We then walked up the steep road...

The history of the cove...

 
A thatched cottage that's for sale...
A snip at £415,000!

Another thatched cottage, a holiday let - called Lantern Cottage.

An old tin mine...

Coffee destination...

A lovely little haven...


We then carried on walking up the steep footpath into St Agnes.
We love the name of this row of cottages...

We'd forgotten just how green it is here...

On the way back down to the cove we visited this little antique shack...

We ate here & forgot to photograph it...
But we can recommend their houmous, rocket & roasted pepper sandwiches!

An interesting old pub...

And this is where they make their beer (across from the pub).

After 2 days of fresh air & walks...
The old man was tired!

It's been nice not working...
Think we should do it more often!!!

Kay :)
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