We arrived at Bay View Farm late afternoon after time in Fowey and Polperro . The last couple of miles off the main road were challenging. Very narrow and parts of the road had large pot holes and other areas were eroded quite badly as we approached the farm. I think the campsite had been told to restrict the sizes of vehicles that can stay on the site to reduce further damage to the roads. However, the views were worth it once we arrived. It was still chilly and overcast which turned out to be the theme of the day.
Extract from Campsite website
“At Bay View Farm Camping Site we offer you a warm welcome to our Cornish coastal farm, with its wonderful sea views overlooking Looe and St George’s Island.
The camp site is right on the South West Coast Path, making it an ideal holiday location for exploring the cliff paths to Black Rock beach, Millendreath and the quaint fishing village of Looe with its hideaway streets, harbour, fish quay, beach and cafés offering delicious cream teas. Further along the coast path is the village of Polperro, with its wide choice of restaurants and taverns, smugglers’ cottages and harbour.”
W e were pleasantly surprised to find two other similar campervans to ours on the site. One an Autohomes conversion, and another Westfalia.
We spent time chatting to both owners who turned out to be really nice. As the sun went day faded into night we admired the view.
The following day started dull, wet and rainy. We thought that we were going to be affected by a weather front that meant that these conditions were going to continue for the rest of the day. So we decided that today would be a chance to unwind and have a day in the van with a book / radio / TV. Surprisingly the weather cleared and the day turned out to be great. We still chilled but it was nice to be able to sunbath and admire the vista.
We felt really relaxed after chilling out. The following day was the day we were going to take a closer look at Looe. So far we had only admired it from a distance. That day turned out to be spectacular. We couldn’t have wished for the weather to have been any better!
Low tide early morning when we arrive in Looe
Looking cool...Is that really possible? 🙂
Having a paddle
On the Ferry from one side of the harbour to the other
Chilling in the carpark
The next stop was going to be St Johns, near Torpoint, Plymouth. We knew that my Uncle wouldn’t be available to greet us until teatime, so the last hour or so we chilled out in the car park by the tidal river before setting off to visit my Uncle.
Next Stop St Johns