The first day of no concrete plans so it was a slow start, for a change. Upon seeing the blue skies outside it quickly became apparent that a walk was in order. I caught the bus to Crantock, a nice sand dune laden beach a short distance from Newquay and, initially, had only intended to wander along the headland...a nice circular walk in the 4-5 mile region.....before I knew it however I had wandered halfway to Perranporth.Crantock Beach
Why you don't wander from the path on the Cornish coast
Where I stopped for a pastie, epic waves
I hadn't figured of course on the massive sand dunes and having to complete the last couple of miles of my journey walking along the beach...walking on a beach is difficult enough but ridiculously steep sand dunes is just, well....ridiculous. I got a little disorientated in the dunes when I had to venture off the main path and then tried to relocate the tiny little marker post while stopping every few minutes to empty have the beach from my footwear......still I eventually got back to civilisation and caught the next bus back to Newquay....the distance eventually covered by the way was 9 1/2 miles.....yes, for fun.