Chapel Porth

What a perfick day on the coast indeed! This weekend looks like it’ll be good for more Coast Path adventures. Here’s hoping!

Walk Kernow

Chapel Porth circular.
Wildlife sightings : 1 seal & 1 buzzard (that turned out to be a radio controlled buzzard look alike……only identified when it turned a perfect loop-the-loop……is this a new RAF economy version drone I ask myself?)
Swan Alerts: none
New word of the walk : vertiginous……
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A long (for me) haul up out of Chapel Porth and a breath taking view back along the coast as far as St Ives.
That’s the only benefit of these North Westerlies we’ve been having – the visibility is crystal clear.
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A beautiful time of year for Coast Path walking. Our resident flower expert Sue Edgeler pointed out (and named) lots of wild flowers like the Spring Squill.
Spring squills
We continued along the coast towards St Agnes in the sunshine past the Wheal Coates engine house.
The Wheal Coates mine opened in 1802 and was worked until its closure in 1889. The site…

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