There was a moody sense for this early morning visit, enhancing the grey, silver and black colours on the shoreline and in the sky. The tide was well out and the causeway carried workers across to St Michaels Mount, for ongoing renovations to the castle. The low tide framed Marazion on its hillside and emphasised the sea wall that stands between it and the island. Further along the beach, overnighting camper van visitors started their day with a walk on this magical beach.
The tonic of a regular beach visit for Virginia.
A special memory on this beach for Nicole.
A moody, silver grey morning at Mounts Bay.
The sun burst through for this re-visit, on a low tide at Mounts Bay and Marazion. Summer had arrived and the beach was full of people, some gazing out at the flat, gentle water of the Bay. It was an idyllic sight and a wonderful place to be, as always.
Paul’s enduring love for the beach.
Looking at Mounts Bay from the sand dunes behind, in bright sunshine at last.
It had been too long since my last visit to Marazion, this magical place on the east side of Mounts Bay. Wild weather had covered the beach in kelp and St Michaels Mount stood in relief against the black, blue and grey storm clouds that framed it. The sea was calm, the sky being the centre of attention just now, in a spell of low pressure over Cornwall.
Suzanne, on coming home.
At Mounts Bay, enjoying the calm after the storm.
I returned to the scene of a favourite manonabeach trip from September, 2011. It was mild and misty on arrival, with the tide run perfect to show off the causeway to St Michaels Mount. I’ve put the first film up before the interviews, because it really sets the scene. This is a magical location, on the energising St Michaels ley line. You can see this in the two interviews I did, the same positive message I got from my two interviews back in September (see below these films). Highly recommended, all you need is here and convenient for the beach at Marazion.
The causeway and Marazion, at Mounts Bay in Cornwall.
Chatting to Moira and Sarah, who were filming for Project 12, a positive initiative for this year.
A happy young couple, on their honeymoon at Mounts Bay in Cornwall.
St Michaels Mount, after the mist had cleared.
This was an early visit in the manonabeach project and I was blessed with bright sunshine. Mounts Bay is set up to receive visitors in all respects. As well as the outstanding scenery of the Bay, you can park easily and toilets and shops are at hand, along with galleries, pubs and hotels. You can walk across to St Michaels Mount at low tide, or catch the amphibious vehicle at other times. The Mount is a National Trust property, with fine gardens as well as the castle to visit. Mounts Bay has sandy walks and a breakwater to sit on, where I found the young couple I filmed making their breakfast outdoors.
This chat with a young couple in the sunshine was a real pleasure. They were young and clearly thrilled by where they found themselves, cooking their breakfast outside on the breakwater during our Indian summer.
The beach seemed to have a very positive effect on this couple; they appeared very harmonised by being there.
A peaceful saunter along the waterline at sunny Mounts Bay, very therapeutic.
My first view of Mounts Bay at Marazion.