Tag: Sea

Cut off by the tide

St Michael’s Mount Hard to believe but this time last week we’d just spent the day on the beach in Cornwall watching the sun go down over St Michael’s Mount – in glorious weather and 20°C of November sunshine! The nice lady that served us our Cornish Cream Tea told us that the winter months […]

Sennen Cove Cornwall Coast

Flat sea

Sennen Cove Breakwater, Lands End From our recent trip to Penzance. We spent the day on the north Cornish coast, working our way towards Lands End from Pendeen and Botallack and then Sennen Cove. Sennen’s a lovely spot. Good seaside cafés with big lumps of homemade cake – even in November! Although the sea looks […]

Outfall at Shoreham by Sea

Dead end at Shoreham

Long exposure on the beach On Sunday afternoon we went for a walk at Shoreham. The beach on Basin Road isn’t much to talk about. Mostly stones and gravel, and directly next to the power station, port and industrial sector of the town. It’s a bit grim – but there were a few families enjoying […]

Horse Sand Fort Portsmouth

Horse Sand Fort in the Solent

Castle in the sea Horse Sand Fort is one of four “Palmerston’s Follies” Sea Forts off Portsmouth Harbour. The four forts are Horse Sand, No Man’s Land, St Helen’s and Spitbank Fort. The Forts were built during the 1860s to protect Portsmouth and the naval dockyards from invasion by the French and Napoleon. The forts were […]

Southwold Pier Suffolk

Southwold Pier Colour

On the pier Southwold Pier at sunset on a balmy February evening… the perfect place for a romantic stroll before heading off to the very fine Lord Nelson pub for an equally fine pint of Adnams Oyster! Who’d have thought that February could be so lovely 🙂 This photo is on Flickr and 500px – […]