A Walk on the Wild Side

by | Dec 30, 2012 | Cornwall | 0 comments

If you take a drive from Newquay to Padstow
on the B3276, you will go
past some wonderful views and beaches on the
north coast of Cornwall, while overlooking the sea.
Starting with Porth, which is just beyond Newquay,
you’ll find a layby passing Watergate Bay.
There you can look down on the surfers below.
After a while, when you are ready to go,
carry on to Mawgan Porth and then Trenance.
Both beaches are worth more than only one glance.
You must stop at Bedruthan Steps for a while,
a short walk across the cliffs will make you smile.
It’s downhill all the way, but when you go back
breathless, like others climbing back up the track,
maybe you’ll need a cream tea before you go.
They are so very good. On then to Padstow.
After spending a day of fantastic fun
on the way home you’re driving into the sun,
but in Newquay views are at their very best
when at Pentire Point looking out to the west.
Crantock to the left, Fistral Bay to the right –
you’ll want to stay there for the rest of the night.
There’s a hotel at the side of the headland
where, if I tell you, I’m sure you’ll understand,
I have had more than one such relaxing time,
sitting on that balcony with a glass of wine.