Category Archive: National Trust

Godrevy Lighthouse, Cornwall

This is one of my favourite views in Britain, sitting on the cliffs looking at Godrevy Lighthouse. Virginia Woolf visited this lighthouse in 1892, and it is often said that it inspired her… Continue reading

Mên-an-Tol Standing Stones, Cornwall.

On the wildest, most westerly moors in Cornwall there is a group of standing stones quite unlike any others in Britain. The central stone of Mên-an-Tol (Cornish for “the hole stone”) is a… Continue reading

A bracing walk along the clifftops at Carn Gloose

Early September is my favorite time of the year – still sunny, but with a crisp chill in the air that promises all the beauty of Autumn just around the corner. A great… Continue reading

St Michael’s Mount

St Michael’s Mount off Marazion is one of the most iconic views in Cornwall, with its stately castle crowning the tiny island in the bay. I loved going there to take this photo… Continue reading

Botallack Mine, Cornwall

Cornwall can get really crowded with tourists these days, but going to Botallack is like slipping back in time. It’s quiet, serene, and beautiful. I love nothing more than sitting on the bench… Continue reading

Sunset at Land’s End

Taken with my ancient, good old reliable Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX9 with a Leica lens.

Zara Phillips Rides High Kingdom at London 2012

Zara Phillips, the granddaughter of the Queen and daughter of Princess Anne, is competing today in the Olympics. Ms Phillips is riding her horse, High Kingdom, in both the individual and team dressage… Continue reading

Welcome to the Hell’s Mouth

Gwithian, in West Cornwall, not only boasts miles of perfect golden sands but also miles of spectacular cliff-top walks, too. The “jewel in the crown” of this area’s coastal beauty is Hell’s Mouth cove; a… Continue reading

Red Kites: You Can’t Keep a Good Raptor Down

Red Kite After a lazy start to the day, I was having breakfast in a rather noncommittal manner late one Saturday morning. Just as I thought that the most dramatic moment of the morning would… Continue reading