|The small Gorran Haven harbour looking west|
It is somewhere we visited quite often when the children were small, usually on a Sunday. We'd have a picnic lunch on the small beach and the children could play quite safely in the water. Happy days!
The small fishing village is situated within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), which gives it a similar status to a National Park.
It is said that the first fishing pier at Gorran Haven was built way back in the 15th century. Later, in the 18th and 19th centuries, it became a small port.
The pier today, as in the photos, was rebuilt in the early 1800s and later, around 1888, was reconstructed.
|Looking east across Gorran Haven harbour|
|Looking out to sea from Gorran Haven|
|The road from Vault Beach going down to Gorran Haven|
|Cottages and narrow street at Gorran Haven|
It certainly deserves the designation. Very scenic and you’ve captured its essence beautifully!ReplyDelete
Thanks Ann, a pretty area and not very busy at this time of the year.Delete
Another lovely spot for us to explore one day Thank you Mike!ReplyDelete
Hello Christine. Very quiet at Gorran Haven in the winter. The thing about Cornwall is that there are so many places to explore - and so many we haven't visited for a long time.Delete
Another beautiful spot Mike! You are surrounded by them! Thank you for sharing them with us.ReplyDelete
Thank you Heather - my pleasure! Hope you are having an interesting month - hoping that the weather will take a turn for the better here soon.Delete
Wow Mike that shot of the road from Vault Beach down to Gorran Haven is spectacular!ReplyDelete