Old Maps of Newquay

Historic Maps of Newquay and the local area.

I remember there used to be a old MTb boat down on the creek I think she was called The Ada. I heard that there was a storm down there and she was torn from her moorings. As a child on holiday with my parents I used to go down there and sit on her decks drinking home made lemonade - I can taste it now 50 yrs on.

I grew up in Newquay - and Trenance Boating Lake was a favourite haunt. There were rowing boats, and some motor boats were added at some point. As I was only 5 in 1960, I was restricted to the paddle boats- which were in an adjacent "lake". They had two handles, one each side, which you turned (a bit like pedals), to (...Read full memory)