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Cornwall

Steve Stamford | Resting at Fowey

Resting at Fowey

A bright collection of small pleasure craft at anchor, Fowey, Cornwall.
Steve Stamford | Saint Piran's flag

Saint Piran's flag

Or as it is more commonly known the flag of Cornwall flies here atop a mast of a moored sailing ship.
Steve Stamford | Newquay harbour 2

Newquay harbour 2

The attractive harbour at Newquay, Cornwall is home to many small vessels, some seals and a great many tourists.
Steve Stamford | Newquay harbour

Newquay harbour

The attractive harbour at Newquay, Cornwall is home to many small vessels, some seals and a great many tourists.
Steve Stamford | Stamps engine house 3

Stamps engine house 3

Wheal Peevor was a very successful mine in Cornwall and the site has now been turned into a visitor and educational site where its three engine houses remain visible from miles around. This is the Stamps Engine House - stamps were used to crush the rock in preparation for further processing.
Steve Stamford | Stamps engine house 1

Stamps engine house 1

Wheal Peevor was a very successful mine in Cornwall and the site has now been turned into a visitor and educational site where its three engine houses remain visible from miles around. This is the Stamps Engine House - stamps were used to crush the rock in preparation for further processing.
Steve Stamford | The chain

The chain

An old, salt sea battered chain attached to the rocks at Newquay harbour, Cornwall. One of several used to moor the many small vessels that call this home.
Steve Stamford | Excelsior

Excelsior

Built in 1990 and weighing in at a fraction over 6 tonnes the Excelsior is a UK flagged fishing vessel seen here at Newquay, Cornwall.
Steve Stamford | Mystique

Mystique

The small fishing boat Mystique takes a small party out on a coastal trip from Newquay harbour, Cornwall
Steve Stamford | Roche Rock chapel 2

Roche Rock chapel 2

Roche Rock in Cornwall is a black granite outcrop some 20 metres high and was used as a hermitage for many and some time in the 15th century a more elaborate chapel was built. It is now frequented by locals as place to walk and climbers who ascend the steep sides. For the less intrepid there are two metal runged ladders built into the rock face that make it easier to reach the top and admire the views.
Steve Stamford | Bodinnick Ferry  Geelan

Bodinnick Ferry Geelan

This boat operates a regular vehicle and passenger ferry service between Fowey and Polruan. This ferry, along with the nearby Polruan passenger ferry are operated by the same family business, C Tom & son.
Steve Stamford | Polruan Ferry

Polruan Ferry

This little boat, Lady Diana operates a regular passenger ferry service between Fowey and Polruan. This ferry, along with the nearby Bodinnick vehicle ferry are operated by the same family business, C Tom & son.
Steve Stamford | Charlestown port

Charlestown port

In Cornwall, just outside St Austell is Charlestown which is now sealed from the water but kept in water by an incoming stream, the overflow going over the top of the end wall and into the extremely small harbour.
Steve Stamford | Roche Rock chapel 1

Roche Rock chapel 1

Roche Rock in Cornwall is a black granite outcrop some 20 metres high and was used as a hermitage for many and some time in the 15th century a more elaborate chapel was built. It is now frequented by locals as place to walk and climbers who ascend the steep sides. For the less intrepid there are two metal runged ladders built into the rock face that make it easier to reach the top and admire the views.
Steve Stamford | Red light spells danger

Red light spells danger

On the approach to Fowey harbour is this navigation marker. Located at the end of Whitehouse Pier which is where the Fowey to Polruan ferry lands.
Steve Stamford | Stamps engine house 2

Stamps engine house 2

Wheal Peevor was a very successful mine in Cornwall and the site has now been turned into a visitor and educational site where its three engine houses remain visible from miles around. This is the Stamps Engine House - stamps were used to crush the rock in preparation for further processing.
Steve Stamford | Excalibur II

Excalibur II

The Excalibur II is a small (6m) fibreglass fishing vessel seen here at Newquay harbour.
Steve Stamford | Newquay beach

Newquay beach

Newquay beach, Cornwall as seen from the harbour wall.
Steve Stamford | Newquay chain

Newquay chain

This rather heavyweight chain sits in Newquay harbour, Cornwall and is used as a securing point for many smaller chains and ropes for the craft moored in the harbour.
Steve Stamford | Rites of Dionysus 2

Rites of Dionysus 2

One of several statues that form a display within the Eden Project, Cornwall.
Steve Stamford | Rites of Dionysus

Rites of Dionysus

One of several statues that form a display within the Eden Project, Cornwall.
Steve Stamford | Indoor waterfall

Indoor waterfall

An attractive, though entirely man made waterfall.