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St Neot to Callywith

Autumn was doing its very best and the countryside was covered with the rich browns of fallen beech leaves, the trees bare against the pale sky illuminated by a bright low sun. It was a fresh November day which threatened an … Continue reading

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Restormel to Lanhydrock

Walking the Saints’ Way, as we were last weekend, makes one think more about the geography of the Bodmin-Lostwithiel corridor. We are so influenced by modern communications that the two towns seem to live in their own bubbles. Bodmin hugs the … Continue reading

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Around Launceston

Having a few hours spare, we walked around Launceston, visiting three churches: St Mary Magdalene, St Stephen and St Thomas. None was open with only one offering an explanation. Our walk took us along part of the planned route down the … Continue reading

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Brown Willy and Rough Tor

A brilliantly hot and sunny July day tempted us out to walk to Brown Willy and Rough Tor. We used the excellent iWalk Cornwall advice. They promised us 5.2 miles of moderate-strenuous walking ‘marshy even in summer’. The ground was bone dry … Continue reading

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Yet more churches

A wonderful Indian Summer gave us a blue sky and clear air of immense quality. What better way to enjoy Cornwall than to go and visit two churches? St Columb Minor with its enormous four-stage tower Colan, set in a … Continue reading

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