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Beach, Cornwall, Surf -

After loving spending time at Gwenver beach in the summer our eldest set her sights on becoming qualified to be a life guard. She found a course in Newquay with 4 elements adventure, got permission to take a few days off school and signed up.  The qualification is called the NVBLQ, National Vocational Beach Lifeguard Qualification. With this you can be come an RNLI lifeguard. It's also recognised by the International Life Saving Federation, so allows you to work worldwide. To get onto the course, you have to apply and then be approved. Every candidate must be a strong swimmer...

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Beach, Camping -

We loved Gwynver beach so much we decided to camp for a few nights right above at Trevedrafarm. It's an amazing spot, with a sea view, just a short walk from the beach. .  (The picnic bench was a lucky find - The PACMAT made a perfect table cloth). After a day on the beach, it's easy to head back to camp to clean up and have supper before going back down to the beach to enjoy the last of the day and the fabulous sunset. . 

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Beach -

We packed up camp near Plymouth and drove on down, almost to Lands End, to the tiny fishing village, Mousehole. It's a popular, picturesque village just west of Penzance. With narrow streets and traditional fishermen's cottages. The harbour dries out, revealing a sandy beach for young families to play on. It's a stunning location and a great base for a family holiday with rock pooling, window shopping and coastal walks.  It's a short drive from this sheltered harbour over to the wilds of the north coast, perfect for surfing. After a morning of splashing about, we checked the kids into...

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Beach, Picnic, Tips -

10 tips for the perfect beach picnic from Reader's Digest

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Beach -

PACMAT Solo on wet sand. Perfect.

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