Dave B

Dave B

Posted on 04/28/2014


Photo taken on May 13, 2012



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Seascape
St Anthony lighthouse
Gyllyngvase Beach
English Landscape
Falmouth Bay
Pendennis Castle
Falmouth
Cornwall
Evening
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Falmouth Bay, Cornwall.

Falmouth Bay, Cornwall.
Gyllyngvase frontage onto Falmouth Bay in Cornwall, UK. The floodlit building on top of the hill is Pendennis Castle, one the last loyal Royalist strongholds in the English Civil War. The whole area has been a defensive position since the 16th Century Tudor times up to and after World War Two. The headland is still the base of Falmouth Coastguard. The lower light, to the right of it, is St Anthony Head lighthouse. That headland was another well protected spot and its works, now in the National Trust, give splendid views of the Bay.

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Mitch Seaver
Mitch Seaver
Great image!
2 years ago.
Dave B has replied to Mitch Seaver
Thank you Mitch. We often stay in holiday accommodation near here and, in the evening, will go and sit for a while in one of those shelters. Peaceful.
2 years ago.