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My first day at Dolphin Rise, Mousehole, I woke to the amazing sea views stretching across to St. Michael’s Mount. It only seemed fit to walk around the South West Coast Path to have a closer look. Mousehole, at the far end of Cornwall, is a picturesque fishing village with narrow streets, colourful houses, and safe harbour for small boats. Following the coastal path onto the larger town of Newlyn. Newlyn is a busy fishing port, with lines of trawlers moored up along the quay. This leads on into Penzance, one of the largest towns in Cornwall with a mainline train link...

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What do you do when you've got a couple of weeks off work in between jobs? Making the most of autumn days (and also being incredibly lucky with the weather) PACMAT Pals Katrin and Claudia headed off to walk a section of the South West Coast Path.     The Path stretches for 630 miles from Minehead in Somerset along the coasts of Devon and Cornwall with fabulous scenery all the way. Many walkers take about eight weeks to complete the path, often breaking it into sections. Katrin and Claudia only had five days. This is how they split their journey: Day 1 Train to...

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Exploring Cornwall, Picnic games, Pocket Pal -

With its stunning beaches, beautiful countryside, and intriguing history, Cornwall has to be everybody's favourite holiday location. It's not hard to find the perfect picnic spot in this gem of a county but what is there to do when the pasties and cream teas have all been gobbled up? We have some fascinating facts, and amusing picnic games for the whole family to enjoy. Lowena dhis! (Have a nice day!) By Fi Darby   DOWNLOAD THE PDF HEREA4 PRINT AND FOLD TO POCKET SIZE UP TO 11 YEARS OLD Cornish Time Fun fact: At the summer solstice, Land's End in Cornwall has...

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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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