Hayle, Cornwall
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Hayle and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Photo Books on Hayle

Browse 8 photo books on Hayle and the surrounding area.

Cove Cafe

From the early 1903's-1940's cove café was owned by Mr Bennett Williams (married to my cousin) they also owned the The Ark newsagents & groceries in Hayle. I remember spending many happy hours there.

A memory of Hayle

Hayle Coppersmiths

The Cornish side of my family (Penberthy's) came from Hayle and were mostly all coppersmiths and engineers, apprenticed in Ventonleague I believe, but like many of the Cornish, they had to leave for a better life elsewhere at the very end of the 19th century. My great grandad was a skilled coppersmith and upon moving up into ...Read full memory

A memory of Hayle by Marrick Taylor

Cove Cafe, Hayle Beach, Cornwall Then And Now

The Cove Cafe, a simple structure on the steps at Hayle beach, dates back many years to the early 20th Century, and is still amazingly in existence today, the tides and weather have not claimed it. Having had very few owners, one such owner from the 20s to the 30s was a Mr Blewett, who also owned a ...Read full memory

A memory of Hayle