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In this blog we aim to bring you information on our holiday cottage, the Cellars in Church Cove, plus information and events on the Lizard and South Cornwall.

Interesting facts about tides

Interesting facts about tides As many of you will know, Issac Newton (in 1687) explained that tides occur because the gravitational pull of the moon and sun. The moon actually has the bigger influence because it is closer to our planet.  As the moon rise...

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Good news from Coverack

I have mentioned before about a company Shire Oak Quarries proposing to re-open a disused quarry at Dean near Coverack (picture above) and St Keverne on the Lizard. Their plan was to turn a small disused quarry into a sea based superquarry and up to 5...

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Another Rescue!

Inflatable Puffin! Another rescue off the Lizard Peninsula but this time for an inflatable puffin!! A massive sea and air rescue search was triggered at 7.25pm last Friday after an inflatable puffin was spotted drifting out to sea from the area of Poldhu...

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Life is stranger than fiction!

An Unbelievable Rescue Last week an unbelievable rescue took place in the waters off Lizard Point shown above – a deer was rescued from the sea!! Not a seal or a whale but a deer. Deer are resident on the Lizard but are rarely seen which makes it even more...

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St Michael’s Mount

We finally visited St Michaels Mount when we were at the Cellars recently. It was very busy due to half term and we did not get to see the house as there was too long a wait but it was still an enjoyable visit wandering round the gardens and...

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May Flowers on the Lizard

We arrived at the Cellars on Friday and I was delighted to find that the bluebells were still out down here plus the pink campion making a splendid sight on the cliffs up from the Cellars. Also as you walk along the coastal path lots of other flowers are...

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Flora Day in Helston

Every year Helston celebrates Flora day, an ancient spring festival to celebrate the end of winter and the arrival of spring with new vitality and fertility as trees and flower burst into life. It was also to usher in a prosperous harvest. It...

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Fascinating facts about Limpets and Barnacles

A couple more great photos from Paul Dunn from his time at the Cellars. This time limpets on the rocks at Church Cove and on the rocks at Gunawalloe. You would not think photo of Limpets on a rock could look stunning but his photos are....

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A brilliant Lizard update from guests

I would like to credit this week’s blog to Paul and Sue Dunn who recently stayed at the Cellars. They have provided most of the information and all the amazing photos.     They stayed a similar time last year and said “It was interesting how far behind all...

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Lizards on the Lizard

I was reading the most recent “Welcome to Wild Lizard”, a small annual magazine and was really interested and surprised to read that Lizards actually live on the Lizard! We have put lots of art lizards on the walls and windowsills of the Cellars because it...

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The sun returns to the Lizard

We had the most lovely sunny day on Tuesday with clear blue sky which was great as we had friends down staying with us at the Cellars and we did the scenic walk to Kynance Cove and back. We all caught the sun on our faces! I said people would not believe...

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The Cellars
Church Cove
The Lizard
TR12 7PH

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