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A Worthy Trip to Land’s End

View from Land’s End, Cornwall, United Kingdom. A trip to Southern Cornwall must include a stop at Land’s End, which is the most westerly point in mainland Britain. Why? Because it’s just one of those things you do in order to … Continue reading

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Tintagel’s Southern Cliffs

View from Tintagel’s Southern Cliffs, Cornwall, United Kingdom. Tintagel Castle, the legendary birthplace of King Arthur and the one-time seat of Cornish kings and chieftains, is steeped in history and folklore. With so much history stretching back into the hazy, distant … Continue reading

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Porthcurno Bay

View of Porthcurno Bay and Logan Rock Headland, Cornwall, United Kingdom. On a recent trip to Cornwall, my husband and I drove a southern coastal route that was supposed to include the famous Minack Theatre, which sits above Porthcurno Bay. … Continue reading

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The Draw of Botallack Mine

Botallack Mine, Cornwall, United Kingdom. While deciding on a winter holiday destination, I came across a photograph of Botallack Mine in a tourism magazine. That was it. My husband and I were going to Cornwall. As it turned out, our visit … Continue reading

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Labyrinth at St Michael’s Mount

Labyrinth at St Michael’s Mount, Marazion, Cornwall, United Kingdom. My husband and I arrived at Marazion in the late afternoon, hoping to enjoy St Michael’s Mount in the fading light. Our plan was to visit the Mount on another day, but … Continue reading

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Welcome to Tintagel

Door to Tintagel Castle, Cornwall, United Kingdom. After hiking up cliff-clinging, adrenaline-inducing stairs, which reach far above the Cornish coast, an arched doorway to Tintagel Castle’s Island Courtyard and Great Hall ruins awaits. Pass through and be greeted by flat … Continue reading

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