Cornwall is renowned for them, with many National Trust and English Heritage sites and spectacular sub-tropical gardens throughout the county – including the legendary Lost Gardens of Heligan and the world famous Eden Project with its tropical and sub-tropical biomes and education centre.
The Camel Trail, a 16 mile dedicated cycling and walking route following the old ‘Atlantic Coast Express’ railway line between Bodmin and Padstow. There are several points along the way to join it – one of which is 5 minutes bike ride from the site on a relatively level route. The Camel Trail is part…
The Camel Trail is only 5 minutes by cycle, a sixteen mile combined walk and cycle track alongside the River Camel created from the route of the Old Atlantic Coast Express — once quoted by Betjeman as ‘the best journey in England’
Away from the bustle,
away from the beaches,
away from the buzz – imagine what it would be like to live in Cornwall 5000 years ago …
First, find a high hill —
Neolithic Cornwall near Ruthern Valley:
Rough Tor, perfect for a picnic. ± PL32 9QJ.
Right across the A30 is Helman Tor. ± PL30 5DF.
Trethevy Quoit, pictured, ± PL14 5JY, very near the Hurlers.
Outstanding Natural Beauty and Marine Conservation Explore its Creeks & Backwaters on the high tide – or on the low tide venture down to its historic Harbours & Beaches. On both trips you will be paddling through an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a Marine Conservation Area teeming with wildlife that includes kingfishers, herons,…