- Bedruthern Steps, CornwaII has a
shear drop of 300 ft to a beach out of which a line of black
gnarled crags rises some 200 ft. Here in 1846 the brig Samariton, laden with cargo from the Orient, was wrecked, with the
result that surprisingly exotic wares appeared in many humble
Cornish cottages .
- The view is best on a sunny
A visit to the National Trust Property is well worth while.
cliff here is not broad sweeping but is indented with little coves
and isolated islands of rocks, which gives good shelter.
Bedruthan Steps beach
The sand is fine and golden and shelves moderately into the sea.
Apart from the large red warning notices it makes a delightful scene.
The dangers however are very real. The currents are very strong close
to the coast and it is not safe to swim. The attractive coves are cut
off at high water.
- Local towns and villages to visit..
- Port Isaac
- Sea Fishing in
Newquay from the Camel Estuary and beach at Perranporth. Shark
fishing can be arranged from Newquay.
- Sailing on the Camel Estuary. Harbour authorities
should be consulted about off shore sailing.
- Newquay is the main centre. Surf-boards can be
hired on all the main beaches. Championships are often held at