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Rewilding Our Life - Day 19

It's the first time in years that we've had 2 days off over a holiday weekend & we really hadn't given much thought on just how many folks there would be out & about... 
Our original plan was to go to Cardinham Woods, but on arriving to a full car park & a heaving picnic area - we turned round & carried on.

Eventually, we found Deerpark Forest near Looe...
There wasn't anyone else around - amazing, considering the amount of folks we'd seen elsewhere.

We couldn't believe that we managed to eat our picnic without folks walking by...
Thousands of people are holidaying in Cornwall this weekend & not one of them or any locals came along to disturb us, it was bliss.

We took the 3 mile trail.

We had periods of chatting & spent time in silence - enjoying the sounds & the warmth of the sun.


We climbed high above the trees...

And saw piles of chopped down trees.

Such a beautiful day...

We were in the forest for over 3 hours & by the end of our walk we had only seen 2 other people, 1 dog & 1 robin... We heard lots of birds, but didn't see any deer.

We took a detour home, as it was a lovely evening...
Colliford Lake - where we enjoyed skinny-dipping on our 25th wedding anniversary!!!

Roughtor & Brown Willy... 
We'll take you with us to these highest points in Cornwall one day soon.

The sun setting over Bodmin Moor...

Such a happy, fabulous day!

Kay & Sime
xx

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Unknown said…
Such lovely pictures. I went with my family to Looe. Big Mistake, too many people, beach completely full. Walked round for a while then headed home. Looe so much better in the Winter. Will try Deerpark next time.
Rosezeeta.

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