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19th November 1911. Doom Bar.

Mention ‘Doom Bar’ to many craft-beer aficionados and it is assumed you are talking about a product made in Padstow, Cornwall. However the beer was named after the notorious sand bank in the Camel Estuary, the cause over the centuries of 100.s of ships ‘meeting their doom’. 360 more words


London Diary – Cornwall - where a Legend is born!

Oct, 2017

4th time to Cornwall, loooved it as usual, despite the weather. Included in this visit, Padstow, a charming, sophisticated waterfront town, Port Issac, a beautiful seaside town and yes Doc Martin’s Portwenn, and Tintagel, breathtaking sea view made magical with its link to Arthurian legend. 680 more words


Little Petherick Circular Walk

Oh my! Oh my! This walk’s not for the fainthearted!
I wanted to go home soon after we’d started.
I’d hoped for a sedate level riverside walk, 735 more words

Coastal Walks

King Arthur Stone - Slaughterbridge Stone

This stone is often identified as marking the site of the Battle of Camlann in 537 where the legendary King Arthur was defeated by Mordred. Some translations find references to Arthur in the script which is in a mixture of Latin and Ogham ( 82 more words

Capturing Moments In Time

Lights, Camera, Action

Living in Padstow you can guarantee there will always be a film crew around somewhere, what this time? Famous chef, Music video, BBC documentary about trying to live in a millionaires paradise on £7.80 an hour. 33 more words

Capturing Moments In Time