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Way Out West

Another trip to the far west of Cornwall...

Starting off at Marazion...

With a good view of St Michaels Mount.

Towards Land's End - we spotted this traction engine...

We had to stop to have a look.

Then it was on to Sennen Cove...

Where there was a strange mist over the sea...

The sea looked beautiful...

And the beach was packed!

Land's End is now like a theme park...
It costs £5 just to park the car - we didn't stay!

Instead we stopped at The Apple Tree Cafe.
A place we could see ourselves running...

Where we discovered we'd been before many years ago!
When it had different owners...

They obviously share our taste in colour...

So lovely...

And the food was outstanding...

Courgette & Mint Burgers with all the trimmings.
The tastiest meal we've had in a long time...

The carrot cake was delicious too...

As was the chocolate & walnut brownie...
It was so good - we had to write an essay in their visitor's book!

Once we managed to tear ourselves away from the cafe...
We followed the road around the coast & fell in love with all of it...

Geese around a pond on the roadside near Porthgwarra...

A pretty little place with a fascinating pair of cones on the cliff top... 

The tiny beach...

Even though it was a really hot day - we decided to walk part of the coast path.

The views were amazing...

And the sea looked very inviting...

We were really intrigued with the cones...

And the rocks...

They were finally getting closer...

Mystery solved...

Sort of...
All we know is they are owned by Trinity House!

It's a lovely walk up there...

Though a bit tricky getting through the ferns & brambles!

After our walk we headed towards Porthcurno...

We spotted this old petrol pump...


Just above Porthcurno is The Minack Theatre.
An open-air theatre with breathtaking views...
Unfortunately it was closed, but we're hoping to see Cyrano de Bergerac there next week.

A beautiful place.

On our way home - we had a quick look at Prussia Cove.
It is privately owned with holiday cottages dotted around...

More lovely views...

An intriguing path, maybe next time...

We had an appointment to keep...

At Sheriton Vintage 
 French Vintage & Shabby Chic for country & Coastal living
(We'll show you what we bought tomorrow)

We left Goldsithney & came across some lovely old cars...


A Wolseley Hornet.

An Austin A 30

An Austin A30 van we think...

Could imagine us pottering around in it...

What an amazing day & to top it off we stopped to have a look in a garage which had lots of old Jaguar cars.
Even though it was nearly 8pm - the owner of the cars invited us in to take a look...
We enjoyed a fantastic tour & finished off at the owner's house to see his model Jaguar collection & a chat with his wife - such lovely people!

Have a look at his cars here.


A dreadful photo but the only one we took of ourselves!

Bye for now.

Kay & Sime xx
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