Chris Wormald – A Photographer's travel blog.

Cornish Waters

A morning high tide at St.Ives.

A morning high tide at St.Ives.

©Chris Wormald 2016 Images and text can only be used after written permission has been granted.

Here is a nostalgic page about my lovely Cornwall, with images taken over the last decade.

Penzance is a "Floating Harbour" with lock gates that open at high-water twice a day.

Penzance is a “Floating Harbour” with lock gates that open at high-water twice a day.

Wherever you are in Cornwall you are never that far from the water, whether stunning harbours, beautiful coves or my favourite of all waters, tidal creeks off serpentine estuaries lined with oak trees and populated by hundreds of birds.

St Clements is near Truro but is a different world away from the hustle and bustle.

St Clements is near Truro, but is a world away from the hustle and bustle.

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Early morning high tide on the River Lyner, St. Germans

Please enjoy these (slightly chocolate-box) images and be inspired to visit a glorious area of breathtaking beauty. Cornish industry has declined, and so tourism is perhaps more important than ever.

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Mylor Creek from Tregatreath – my favourite tidal water

The historic Customs House Quay, Falmouth, reflected in a morning high tide.

The historic Customs House Quay, Falmouth, reflected in a morning high tide.

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High tide at Penryn.

 

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Misty February Morning, Mylor Creek

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Oyster punts at Mylor Harbour

 

Below, well visited harbours –

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Mevagissey

Cove boats await the tide at Cadgwith.

Cove boats await the tide at Cadgwith.

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Polperro – a tourist honeypot!

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Mousehole Harbour.

 

Pemberth Cove, near Treen is unspoiled and off the tourist trail.

Pemberth Cove, near Treen is unspoiled and well off the tourist trail.

"Cornish lads are fishermen, Cornish lads are miners too, But when the tin and fish are gone, What are Cornish lads to do?"

“Cornish lads are fishermen,
Cornish lads are miners too,
But when the tin and fish are gone,
What are Cornish lads to do?”

Floating history at Porthleven.

Floating history at Porthleven.

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