10/7/13 I intended to drive to Liskeard and then train and bus, but the train was late and so we decided to drive to Porthleven. We started walking on a hot day just before noon. The path is undulating here and there is no shade. We came across this typical Cornish industrial view at Trewavas.
It wasn't until Rinsey that a similar site offered the first piece of shelter as I walked ahead to find it. Then it was down to Praa Sands.
A pasty and drink from a beach kiosk helped us on our way. It was then on past Prussia Cove and Perran Sands. As St Michael's Mount came closer, the undulations started to flatten out. On entering Marazion, the Fire Engine Inn was there to greet us.
Pints of Tribute (4.2%) and Proper Job (4.5%) for £6.70 were gratefully received. They were nice, but hardly touched the sides on this hot day. In the centre of the town is the Kings Arms.
Here it was Tribute and Rattler (6%) for £7.50 that were well received inside this small pub. Just around the corner is the Godolphin Arms.
Pints of Doom (4%) and Proper Job for £7.20 were not so well received here.
As I had to drive home, we passed the Station House for now and followed the flat path on the embankment between the railway line and the Mounts Bay beach into Penzance. There was time for a sandwich before returning on a tardy bus to Porthleven.
- ▼ 2013 (19)