UK 2018: Part 6

Cornwall the finale! Our time in Liskeard was sadly speeding to its end. We'd travelled to many a coastal town and driven through Bodmin moor on each occasion. It was now time to explore to see what we'd been passing by. Cornwall: Bodmin Moor - Caradon Hill Caradon Hill was once famous for its copper mines but these are all now closed. In its heyday, in the 19th century, the biggest copper mine in the UK was situated here. Other smaller derelict

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UK 2018: Part 5

Cornwall the sequel... The Cornish weather remained kind to us allowing our adventures to continue. We'd heard of a lovely coastal walk which serendipitously finished in another little fishing village on our itinerary. Cornwall: Talland and Polperro We drove to Talland, which is a tiny hamlet close enough to the sea to dip its toes in the water. There's not much there except for a church and a cosy cafe, oh and a quiet cove with a beach. Having parked

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UK 2018: Part 4

Cornwall! Hurrah! Home of many of my childhood holidays. I couldn't wait! Beautiful Whistlefish greeting card! Cornwall: Liskeard We arrived in good time. In fact, we were early. We parked and took a stroll around the town. Liskeard is inland and so it doesn't have the same quaint feel of the seaside towns. It does, however, have all you need on a day to day basis - stores, supermarkets, banks, a post office and restaurants. And those all important charity

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