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New photo: Hayle beaches from Godrevy - Looking back across the vast swathe of sand that forms Hayle's famous "Three miles of golden sand". I can't remember all the names off the individual sections of beach and what order they go in but they start here towards Godrevy Point and continue to the river mouth. The next beach along from here is Gwithian after which come the various Towans. There are a fair few nice beaches over on the other side of the river too, but they a... http://ow.ly/2X9jF9
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New photo: Porthcothan Bay - Porthcothan beach is situated about equal distance between Newquay and Padstow. As there are plenty of other fantastic beaches on this stretch of coast Porthcothan escapes from some of the summer madness. On a low tide like this the sands of Porthcothan beach are actually deeper than they are wide. http://ow.ly/2WZjsD
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New photo: Sennen - Winter's Evening - Looking towards the breakwater and lifeboat house in Sennen on a Winter's evening. These are the rocks at the western end of the beach. Not sure what they're really called be we.ve always called this area "Chippy Left" http://ow.ly/2WWIWC
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New photo: St Ives Harbour front by night - Looking along the harbourside in St Ives on a Winter's evening. It's a whole lot quieter than it is in the Summer, but certainly not dead, unlike many of Cornwall's seaside spots. From here you can just make out the sands of Porthminster beach and the lights of Hayle Towans in the distance. http://ow.ly/2WT6Eg
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New photo: Sunset over the stream at Porthtowan Beach - The last few rays of sun light up the dune grass with a golden hue at Porthtowan beach. This was a typical winter's sunset where you think the sky might light up but it just kind of fizzles out. Hard to tell from a static photo but this particular evening the wind was howling. It has always been a bit stony at this end of Porthtowan beach but it really seems the sand has been displaced. The view behind here shows t... http://ow.ly/2WPiU0
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New photo: Porthtowan Beach - Winter Sunset - The sunset wasn't too dramatic but the scenery along this coast never lets us down. This is the view across Porthtowan beach towards low tide on a what was actually an early Spring evening. What you can't tell from the photo is that it was blowing an absolute gale and definitely didn't feel like Spring. http://ow.ly/2WLJRG
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New photo: Portreath West Beach - This is the view back to Portreath from the far end of the beach. It has a very different feel down this end , away from the car park and harbour. Obviously it's a lot quieter, but it also feels a bit more rugged despite being more sheltered. http://ow.ly/2WDzbH
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New photo: Porthmeor beach steps - A set of steps wind down and disappear into the sand of Porthmeor beach in Saint Ives. In the background the sun heads down behind Clodgy Point and a few surfers grab the last waves of the day. http://ow.ly/2WDrJX
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New photo: Fore Street, St Ives by Night - The view down St Ives' main shopping thoroughfare, Fore Street on a winter's evening. There were a few people around, and some of the restaurants on the harbour front were almost busy. However, in this shot there isn't a soul to be seen, which isn't most people's experience of St Ives. Its also nice to see a street lit up like this and no steel shutters or empty shops to be seen. Not the typical UK high street. http://ow.ly/2Wjilb
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New photo: Portreath Harbour entrance - The narrow entrance to Portreath's harbour. Anyone in their right mind would think that Portreath was a pretty infeasible place to build a harbour; especially a harbour for sailing ships. But that is exactly what was built here a couple of hundred years ago. In those days Cambourne and Redruth were at the centre of the mining industry. There was tin to export and coal to import. As life was cheap back then it was a simple calculat... http://ow.ly/2Wf5cZ
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