Fact File: Sea Mist
During spring and early summer we sometimes experience sea mist along the coast of Cornwall. Just half a mile inland there can be beautiful blue skies and sunshine first thing in the morning, whilst at sea level on the beach there is thick fog.
A Short History of Port Gaverne
Cornish Rock Tors is based in Port Gaverne, a small fishing hamlet situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a Heritage Coast Area. We run our activities along beautiful and unspoiled stretches of the wild Cornish coast, but our centre of operations is in an equally beautiful, historic, and interesting setting.
Autumn Bird Watching in Cornwall
Autumn, and October in particular, is a busy time for travel in Cornwall. You may think that with the end of the summer holidays, most of the visitors would have headed home however it’s not the case. Many of the humans may have, but they get replaced by flocks of feathered visitors on their autumn migration.
Fact File: Ocean Sunfish (Mola mola)
The Ocean sunfish (the amazingly named Mola mola) is one of the heaviest known bony fishes in the world, weighing in anywhere between 250kg to a ton! We were lucky enough to have one pay us a visit recently.
A Guide to Cornish Coastal Wildflowers
From May to October the Cornish coast is carpeted with a variety of colourful wildflowers, and in the month of June in particular, Cornwall is in bloom.
Fact File: Comb Jelly (Beroe cucumis)
With the incredible clear and calm weather that we’ve had here in Cornwall through June and the start of July, it’s been really easy to spot some of the marine life that call our stretch of coast home.