Archive for the ‘Coast & Sea’ Category

Carrick Luz & Kennack Sands

March 30, 2012

Lizard coast walk in gorgeous summery weather with a scramble down, around and back on Carrick Luz.

DSC_0004 - MOD1 - Lankidden Cove from Carrick Luz  - Lizard - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 30-3-2012

Lankidden Cove from Lankidden Peninusla (view east)

DSC_0008 - MOD1 - Steep path down of cliffs to Carrick Luz  - Lizard - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 30-3-2012

Edge path down to Carrick Luz and shoreline from Lankidden
(view south)

DSC_0018 - MOD1 - The Bees from Carrick Luz  - Lizard - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 30-3-2012

The Bees from Carrick Luz

DSC_0027 - MOD1 - Carrick Luz  - Lizard - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 30-3-2012

DSC_0032 - MOD1 - Carrick Luz scramble approaching outer rocks - Lizard - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 30-3-2012

DSC_0033 - MOD1 - Carrick Luz scramble approaching outer rocks - Lizard - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 30-3-2012

Scrambling around the inner rocks at Carrick Luz

DSC_0040 - MOD1 - Carrick Luz outer rocks from edge of inner rocks - Lizard - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 30-3-2012

Carrick Luz – the outer rocks from the edge of the inner rocks; looking rather like two strange lizards about to kiss. Next time need to remember some kit to swim out and climb the outer area.

DSC_0049 - MOD1 - Carrick Luz - simple scramble route down from cliffs - Lizard - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 30-3-2012

The easy scramble down to Carrick Luz from Lankidden

DSC_0044 - MOD1 - Carrick Luz - checking out a different scramble back to clifftop - Lizard - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 30-3-2012

Trying a different scramble and traverses up from Carrick Luz towards Poldowrian and cliff top

DSC_0046 - MOD1 - Carrick Luz - checking out a different scramble back to clifftop - Lizard - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 30-3-2012

DSC_0047 - MOD1 - Carrick Luz - checking out a different scramble back to clifftop - Lizard - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 30-3-2012

DSC_0050 - MOD1 - Carrick Luz - checking out a different scramble back to clifftop - Lizard - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 30-3-2012

Views up and back to Carrick Luz during climb

DSC_0058 - MOD1 - Carrick Luz - view back durign climb up - Lizard - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 30-3-2012

DSC_0059 - MOD1 - Carrick Luz - view back after climb - Lizard - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 30-3-2012

View back to Carrick Luz from Lankidden after scramble up

DSC_0060 - MOD1 - Small Beach at Spernic Cove - Lizard - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 30-3-2012

Spernic Cove from Lankidden / Carrick Luz

DSC_0079 - MOD1 - Carrick Luz & Spernic Cove from Eastern Cliff  - Lizard - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 30-3-2012

DSC_0080-81 - MOD1 - Carrick Luz & Spernic Cove from Eastern Cliff  - Lizard - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 30-3-2012

Carriick Luz from Eastern Cliff (view east)

DSC_0083 - MOD1 - Kennach Sands Sunset - Lizard - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 30-3-2012

DSC_0091 - MOD1 - Kennach Sands Sunset - Lizard - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 30-3-2012

DSC_0102 - MOD1 - Kennach Sands Sunset - Lizard - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 30-3-2012

Kennack Sands Sunset

Perran Beach & Penhale Camp : A Closer Look

March 28, 2012

DSC_0020 - MOD1 - Perran Beach - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 28-3-2012

DSC_0018 - MOD1 - Perran Beach - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 28-3-2012

DSC_0017 - MOD2 - Perran Beach - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 28-3-2012

DSC_0013 - MOD2 - Perran Beach - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 28-3-2012

DSC_0038 - MOD2 - Perran Beach - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 28-3-2012

DSC_0030 - MOD1 - Perran Beach - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 28-3-2012

DSC_0027 - MOD1 - Perran Beach - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 28-3-2012

DSC_0029 - MOD2 - Perran Beach - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 28-3-2012

DSC_0026 - MOD1 - Perran Beach - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 28-3-2012

DSC_0053 - MOD1 - Perran Beach - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 28-3-2012

DSC_0055 - MOD1 - Perran Beach - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 28-3-2012

DSC_0057 - MOD1 - Perran Beach - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 28-3-2012

DSC_0060 - MOD1 - Perran Beach - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 28-3-2012

DSC_0063 - MOD1 - Perran Beach - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 28-3-2012

DSC_0068- MOD1 - Perran Beach - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 28-3-2012

Perran Beach from Ligger Point

DSC_0081 - MOD1 - Penhale Camp - Razor Wire - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 28-3-2012

MOD Penhale Camp – Razor Wire

DSC_0088 - MOD1 - Penhale Camp Entrance - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 28-3-2012

MOD Penhale Camp – Entrance

DSC_0100 - MOD1 - Penhale Camp Aerial Installation - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 28-3-2012

MOD Penhale Camp – Antenna Installation

Spring Lizard Like Summer : Leggan Point, Godrevy, Dean Point, Coverack

March 26, 2012

DSC_0036 - MOD1 - Godrevey Beach - Weed - Lizard - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 26-3-2012

Recently Washed Weed : Godrevy Cove

DSC_0064 - MOD1 - Flotsam Bench - Godrevey Cove - Lizard - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 26-3-2012

Flotsam Bench : Godrevey Cove

DSC_0077 - MOD1 - FLookout - near Mannacle Point - Lizard - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 26-3-2012

DSC_0086 - MOD1 - Lookout - near Mannacle Point - Lizard - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 26-3-2012

Lookout near Manacle Point

DSC_0115 - MOD1 - Dean Point Quarry Gabbro Aggregate Bunker - Lizard - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 26-3-2012

Dean Point Quarry – Gabbro Aggregate Bunker

DSC_0158 - MOD1 - Dean Point Quarry Jetty - Lizard - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 26-3-2012

DSC_0163 - MOD1 - Dean Point Quarry Jetty - Lizard - Cornwall - BIPS©2012 26-3-2012

Dean Point Gabbro Quarry Jetty

Porthtowan & Nancejuke

March 1, 2012

DSC_0018 - MOD1 - crop 1 - Porthtowan Beach - Cornwall - 1-3-2012 - BIPS©2012

Runner & Dog : Porthtowan Beach

DSC_0020 - MOD1 - crop 1  - Porthtowan Beach - Cornwall - 1-3-2012 - BIPS©2012

Woman without Dog : Porthtowan Beach

DSC_0041 - MOD1 - crop 1  - near Tobban Horse - near Porthtowan - Cornwall - 1-3-2012 - BIPS©2012

I’ll look out to sea until into it I crumble :
near Trobban Horse – near Porthtowan

DSC_0058 - MOD1 - crop 1 - rocks abiove Sallys Bottom - near Nancekuke - Cornwall - 1-3-2012 - BIPS©2012

Small Details : Above Sally’s Bottom

DSC_0064 - MOD1 - steps into Sallys Bottom - near Nancekuke - Cornwall - 1-3-2012 - BIPS©2012

Steps into Sally’s Bottom

Predannack Airfield & Kynance Cove

February 19, 2012

DSC_0003 - MOD1 - Wessex HAS 3 Helicopter - Royal Navy Schools - Predannack Airfield - Cornwall - 19-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

DSC_0004 - MOD1 - Wessex HAS 3 Helicopter - Royal Navy Schools - Predannack Airfield - Cornwall - 19-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

DSC_0006 - MOD1 - Wessex HAS 3 Helicopter - Royal Navy Schools - Predannack Airfield - Cornwall - 19-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

Wessex HAS.3 at Predannack Airfied (Royal Navy)

DSC_0022 - MOD1 - Wessex HU5 Helicopter - Royal Navy Schools - Predannack Airfield - Cornwall - 19-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

Wessex HU.5 at Predannack Airfied (Royal Navy)

DSC_0028 - MOD1 - Wessex HU5 Helicopter & Turbine Unit - Royal Navy Schools - Predannack Airfield - Cornwall - 19-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

Wessex HU.5 and Turbine Unit at Predannack Airfied (Royal Navy)

DSC_0027 - MOD1 - Wessex HU5 and HAS 3 Helicopters - Royal Navy Schools - Predannack Airfield - Cornwall - 19-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

Wessex HU.5  and HAS.3 at Predannack Airfied (Royal Navy) like discarded children’s toys

DSC_0029 - MOD1 - Sea King HAS 5 Helicopter & Missile - Royal Navy Schools - Predannack Airfield - Cornwall - 19-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

Sea King HAS.5 and Missile at Predannack Airfied (Royal Navy)

DSC_0031 - MOD1 - Sea King HAS 5 Helicopter - Royal Navy Schools - Predannack Airfield - Cornwall - 19-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

Sea King HAS.5 at Predannack Airfied (Royal Navy)

DSC_0036 - MOD1 - Canberra Bomber from Sea King HAS 5 Helicopter - Royal Navy Schools - Predannack Airfield - Cornwall - 19-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

Canberra Bomber from cockpit of Sea King HAS.5 at Predannack Airfied (Royal Navy)

DSC_0039 - MOD1 - Sea King HAS 5 Helicopter Cockpit Side - Royal Navy Schools - Predannack Airfield - Cornwall - 19-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

Cockpit of Sea King HAS.5 at Predannack Airfied (Royal Navy)

DSC_0042 - MOD1 - Canberra Bomber WT308 - Royal Navy Schools - Predannack Airfield - Cornwall - 19-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

DSC_0044 - MOD1 - Canberra Bomber WT308 - Royal Navy Schools - Predannack Airfield - Cornwall - 19-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

DSC_0050 - MOD1 - Canberra Bomber WT308 - Royal Navy Schools - Predannack Airfield - Cornwall - 19-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

DSC_0064 - MOD1 - Canberra Bomber WT308 - Royal Navy Schools - Predannack Airfield - Cornwall - 19-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

English Electric Canberra Bomber B(I).6 WT308 ex. A&AEE (Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment) Boscome Down at Predannack Airfied (Royal Navy)

DSC_0059 - MOD1 - Canberra Bomber WT308 Cockpit  - Royal Navy Schools - Predannack Airfield - Cornwall - 19-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

English Electric Canberra Bomber B(I).6 WT308 – 3 seat crew cockpit

DSC_0057 - MOD1 - Canberra Bomber WT308 Cockpit  - Royal Navy Schools - Predannack Airfield - Cornwall - 19-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

English Electric Canberra Bomber B(I).6 WT308 – Pilot’s Position

DSC_0067 - MOD1 - Dominie T

Hawker Siddeley Dominie T.1 at Predannack Airfied (Royal Navy)

DSC_0091 - MOD1 - Harrier GR3 - Royal Navy Schools - Predannack Airfield - Cornwall - 19-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

DSC_0089 - MOD1 - Harrier GR3 - Royal Navy Schools - Predannack Airfield - Cornwall - 19-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

Harrier GR3 at Predannack Airfied (Royal Navy)

DSC_0091 - MOD1 - Kynance Cove - Cornwall - 19-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

DSC_0130 - MOD1 - Kynance Cove - Cornwall - 19-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

DSC_0131 - MOD1 - Kynance Cove - Cornwall - 19-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

Kynance Cove and the Little People

Tremearne Par & Trevewas Head

February 11, 2012

DSC_0009 - MOD2 - Tremearne Par - near Porthleven  - Cornwall - 11-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

DSC_0012 - MOD1 - crop1 - Tremearne Par - near Porthleven  - Cornwall - 11-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

DSC_0021 - MOD1 - Tremearne Par - near Porthleven  - Cornwall - 11-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

DSC_0026 - MOD1 - crop2 - Tremearne Par - near Porthleven  - Cornwall - 11-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

DSC_0053 - MOD1 - crop1 - Tremearne Par - near Porthleven  - Cornwall - 11-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

DSC_0039 - MOD2 - Tremearne Par - near Porthleven  - Cornwall - 11-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

DSC_0089 - MOD1 - Tremearne Par - near Porthleven  - Cornwall - 11-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

DSC_00091 - MOD1 - Tremearne Par - near Porthleven  - Cornwall - 11-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

DSC_00105 - MOD1 - Tremearne Par - near Porthleven  - Cornwall - 11-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

DSC_00113 - MOD1 - Tremearne Par - near Porthleven  - Cornwall - 11-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

DSC_00117 - MOD1 - crop1 - Tremearne Par - near Porthleven  - Cornwall - 11-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

DSC_0123 - MOD1 - Trequean Zawn & Megiliggar Rocks from Trevawas Cliff - Cornwall - 11-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

Trequean Zawn & Megiliggar Rocks from Trevawas Cliff

DSC_0127 - MOD1 -Trevawas Cliff - Cornwall - 11-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

Trevawas Cliff

DSC_0129 - MOD1 -Trevawas Cliff - view to Tremearne Par - Cornwall - 11-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

Trevawas Cliff – view to Tremearne Par

DSC_0131 - MOD1 -Trevawas Cliff with Climbers - Cornwall - 11-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

Climbers at Trevawas Cliff

DSC_0147 - MOD1 - crop1 - Wheal Trevawas Cliff - Cornwall - 11-2-2012 - BIPS©2012

Wheal Trevawas – View East at Sunset

St. Keverne , Nare Point, Porthallow and Porthoustock, Cornwall

January 29, 2012

DSC_0002 - MOD2 - Daffodial Fields near Tregaminion - St Keverne - Cornwall - 28-1-2012 - BIPS©2012

January daffodils in fields near Tregaminion, near St. Keverne

DSC_0006 - MOD1 - Footpath through Daffodial Fields near Tregaminion - St Keverne - Cornwall - 28-1-2012 - BIPS©2012

Public footpath through the daffodil fields at Tregaminion,
near St. Keverne

DSC_0011 - MOD1 - Treehouse in Ash Tree near Tregaminion - St Keverne - Cornwall - 28-1-2012 - BIPS©2012

Treehouse in Ash Tree at Tregaminion. near St. Keverne

DSC_0039-43 - MOD1 - Beyond & Above - Lane to Parbean Cove - Cornwall - 28-1-2012 - BIPS©2012

Beyond & Above : along the lane to Parbean Cove

DSC_0049 - MOD1 - Lane to Parbean Cove - Cornwall - 28-1-2012 - BIPS©2012

Approaching Parbean Cove

DSC_0065 - MOD1 - Cave at Parbean Cove - Cornwall - 28-1-2012 - BIPS©2012

Cave at Parbean Cave

DSC_0069 - MOD1 - Parbean Cove Nar Point view to Falmouth - Cornwall - 28-1-2012 - BIPS©2012

View to Falmouth from Parbean Cove

DSC_0074 - MOD1 crop1 - Nare Point Coastguard Lookout - Cornwall - 28-1-2012 - BIPS©2012

Nare Point Coastguard Lookout Station

DSC_0082 - MOD1 - Nare Point - life on the rocks - Cornwall - 28-1-2012 - BIPS©2012

DSC_0083 - MOD1 - Nare Point - life on the rocks - Cornwall - 28-1-2012 - BIPS©2012

Life on the Rocks : beach life at Nare Point

DSC_0098 - MOD1 - St Keverne Quarries - remains of railway on causeway at Porthkerris Cove - Cornwall - 28-1-2012 - BIPS©2012

St. Keverne Quarries (between Porthallow and Porthoustock) : remains of narrow gauge railway on causeway at Porthkerris Cove

DSC_0092 - MOD1 - St Keverne Quarries - remains of causeway railway and Pencra Head incline - Cornwall - 28-1-2012 - BIPS©2012

St. Keverne Quarries (between Porthallow and Porthoustock) : remains of narrow gauge railway on causeway at Porthkerris Cove and view south up Pencra Head incline

Basset’s Cove, Carvannel Downs waterfall, Porth-cadjack Cove and Samphire Island

January 2, 2012

DSC_0018 - MOD2 - Brush & Samphire - 2-1-2012  BIPS©2012

Brushwood & Samphire

DSC_0048 - MOD1 - Porth-cadjack Cove- view west past Samphire Island to Crane Islands - 2-1-2012  BIPS©2012

View west from Porth-cadjack Cove past Samphire Island to
Crane Islands

DSC_0044 - MOD1 - Samphire Island from Porth-cadjack Cove - 2-1-2012  BIPS©2012

Samphire Island

DSC_0027 - MOD1 - Carvannel Downs & waterfall over Porth-cadjack Cove - 2-1-2012  BIPS©2012

DSC_0031 - MOD1 - Carvannel Downs & waterfall over Porth-cadjack Cove - 2-1-2012  BIPS©2012

Carvannel Downs & Waterfall onto Porth-cadjack Cove

Poldhu Cove & Church Cove

December 28, 2011

DSC_0013 - MOD1 - Poldhu Cove & Hotel - Lizard Peninsula - 28-12-11 BIPS©2011

Poldhu Cove – view south

DSC_0025 - MOD1 - Church Cove - Lizard Peninsula - 28-12-11 BIPS©2011

Church Cove – view north

DSC_0045 - MOD1 - Church Cove - Lizard Peninsula - 28-12-11 BIPS©2011

DSC_0058 - MOD1 - Church Cove - Lizard Peninsula - 28-12-11 BIPS©2011

DSC_0037 - MOD1 - Church Cove - Lizard Peninsula - 28-12-11 BIPS©2011

Church Cove