Having endured winter snow it was uncommonly spring like in the main. The one exception was clinging onto a hilltop cliff in Cape Cornwall in a v high wind.
As spring arrives first in Cornwall there was a profusion no only of snowdrops and daffodils but also magnolia and some rhodies.
Penzance has a great collection of real ale/food pubs - and we were stopping over the road from some - can well recommend the Admiral Benbow and the Turks Head, and surprisingly enough Weatherspoons do a very passable breakie. The area also has a good affordable integrated transport system.
As well as the traditional harbourside and St Michaels Mount
we thoroughly recommend the new garden at Tremenheere. Along the lines of Heligan with sculptures and a river running though it.
and the more established garden at Trewidden
Cornwall is just littered with beautiful and interesting villages (Mousehole, Launceston et al), settlements and standing stones:
We didn't make the trip to the Mount from Marizion but caught this footage of the amphibian crossing the causeway