Exploring: Cornwall, Penrose

Good morning, good afternoon, good evening to you. I'm a lover of the great outdoors - hm, actually if you were to ask me that in bed, or snuggled up in a blanket, I'd probably say the opposite. But once I'm out in the fresh air - I'm all for it. The other weekend the boyfriend and I wanted to go on a little explore. It was chilly and we were certainly gagging for a coffee. 

We decided to head for Penrose, it's a National Trust location and walkers and cyclists just love it there. Penrose has Cornwall's largest lake, and although it's a little trek to walk to the end of the lake to be greeted by the sea - it's well worth it. It's a great location to snap away until your heart's content, there's also 'nature gym equipment' like monkey bars and planks of wood to do sit ups. I didn't use them. It was cold, and to be honest I was doing enough exercise, right?!

We grabbed a coffee from the little cafe, stopped many times on nearly every bench going and simply enjoyed the views - says the girl clearly on her phone in the photo... it's gorgeous though isn't it? The lake seemed never ending and when we reached the sea, we sat on the sand and watched people fishing and dogs running around for a while, until we began our journey back to the car.

If you're ever down in Cornwall, give Penrose a visit because it's just beautiful.

Hannah x

15 comments

  1. I have never been to Penrose! It looks stunning :) definitely on my Spring list now!

    Anna
    http://thecornishlife.co.uk

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  2. These photos really are gorgeous! Seems like a lovely way to spend a day!

    Amber | y a c h t s m a a n

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  3. Wow! These photos are beautiful : ) I love the outdoors too - especially the seaside. Your photos have made me excited for the summer! xo

    Jessie | allthingsbeautiful-x

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  4. Beautiful!

    http://alexinwanderlust.blogspot.com.au/

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  5. That does look really gorgeous. I'm the same with the outdoors, I love it when I'm out there but if I had the choice I'd probably pick Netflix and a blanket instead, haha

    www.thesundaymode.blogspot.com.au

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  6. I've seen so many people travel to Cornwall lately, it looks absolutely beautiful!!!

    smoresandpolaroids.blogspot.com

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  7. Ahh its beautiful, I love a winter walk, and in Cornwall especially!! :D Alice xx

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  8. Cornwall looks so pretty, I'm so desperate to visit after reading this!

    Rags of Love - Alternative Fashion, Beauty and Lifestyle Blog

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  9. I have never been to Penrose but your photos of it are so pretty! x

    http://emmaboughtwhat.blogspot.co.uk/

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  10. Gorgeous photography! I'm heading to Cornwall this summer and will definitely have to give Penrose an explore.

    Lucy x

    www.alittlelucy.com

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  11. I really love Cornwall. I think it's one of my happy places because my family used to go there on weekends away quite a lot, so I have a lot of good memories! These pictures are absolutely stunning, I'm so glad I found your blog

    Bethany | Curly and Wordy

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  12. What a beautiful, tranquil place. Glad I've found this blog!

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