Monthly Archives: May 2014

Cliff Flowers in May, Porthleven, Cornwall

Cliff Flowers in May, Porthleven, Cornwall

The cliffs near Porthleven, Cornwall are swathed in the most beautiful array of flowers at this time of year. I walked from Trewavas near Rinsey to Porthleven today and the hedgerows and paths are decorated in the most wonderful colours, from the dark bluebells to the pink thrift. I love to be out and about […]

Bluebells in Penrose Estate, Porthleven

Bluebells in Penrose Estate, Porthleven

Penrose Estate, Portheven is now carpeted in bluebells and it is so beautiful walking through the woods at the moment. ┬áThere are new paths which the National Trust have opened up and the walk is really spectacular at this time of year. The warm sun heating these lovely flowers makes the most wonderful scent and […]

Hal an Tow at Helston Flora Day

Hal an Tow at Helston Flora Day

Come to Helston Flora Day and watch the magic and mayhem on this very special day – Flora Day on 8th May. ┬áMost people go and watch the dances, but I think the best part of this celebration is the pagan part, early in the morning – the Hal an Tow. This particularly noisy pageant […]