Month: October 2015

Autumn at Trebah Garden

Cornwall is famous for it’s wonderful collection of sub-tropical gardens and a must visit has to be Trebah. Sitting on a picturesque valley covered in a fabulous array of trees and plants, leading down to it’s own beach on the Helford, Trebah is a really special place. Although many flock to Trebah in the Spring and Summer to see the flowers in bloom, we think Autumn is also a fabulous time to visit. With fewer visitors sharing the four miles of walks, at times one almost feels as if they have the run of the garden to themselves. The peace and quite coupled with the beautiful, bright autumn leaves and year-round spectacle of the palms and succulents make Trebah in October a wonderful day out.

For families with children, the garden has an adventure play area and trails for kids. There is also an award winning cafe serving yummy seasonal fayre and selection of plants and gifts in their shop!

For more information visit the Trebah Garden website here: http://www.trebahgarden.co.uk

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St Anthony’s Head Coastal Walk

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We are so lucky to have the amazing South West Coast Path on our doorstep. One of our favourite walks is a circular walk from Place, taking in the beautiful St Anthony’s Head and  lighthouse.

During the peak season take the Place ferry from St Mawes harbour and join the walk at Place Landing. For beautiful Winter walks you can take the St Mawes Water Taxi (for more information visit their website here: http://www.stmaweswatertaxi.co.uk/winter-season)

We took this walk on a grey Autumnal morning and despite the weather it was glorious, here is a taster of some of the fabulous scenery we enjoyed.

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The South West Coast Path website is a great resource for exploring the spectacular Cornish Coast by foot. Visit their websites for details of this circular walk and more:

http://www.southwestcoastpath.org.uk/walksdb/654/

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