Deep Sea Fishermen Fishing is a hard and dangerous living - an account by a Newlyn fishermen's wife.
The Cornish Pasty A recipe and folklore. Do you know it was considered very bad luck to take a pasty on board?
Penberth an unspoilt fishing Cove, where men still put to sea in open boats, hauling their boats back up a granite slipway.
Padstow Obby Oss One of the Oldest surviving May Day Customs
in the Country.
Mining in Cornwall another hard and brutal life,
a far cry from the romantic notions of
so many tourist brochures
Mousehole Xmas Illuminations join the villagers in their
very special Christmas Celebrations
Winter in Cornwall tend to be generally mild.
Snowfall is rare. Inns with logs fire. Walks along the beach.
Spring Break A nice time for a break. Fields full of daffodils.
Many of the clifftops and hedgerows a blaze of wildflowers.
Summer in Cornwall Beaches alive with the sound
of children enjoying themselves.
Autumn Golden colours, emptying Cornish beaches, a nice time for a short break, or a walking holiday.
Christmas and New Year
A time for the family or a time to get away from it all.
Candlelit Services in the Churches. Fireworks to see in the New Year
once only made at Easter, ......
May Day Celebrations. Follow the Floral Dance and Obby Oss with us.
Mining in Cornwall From the stark beauty of the ruins of Cornish mine engine houses to the hard life of the miner and their families
Cornish pilchard Learn about this industry once the lifeblood of the fishing economy, once just about wiped out, making a welcome return to these shores.
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