Old Maps of Par

Historic Maps of Par and the local area.

Memories of Par

Read and share your memories of Par itself or of a particular photo of Par.

Mr Ley, ex Army Major who along with his family started probably one of the first Holiday Caravan sites at Par Sands. Mr Ley always drove a yellow Rolls Royce when he arrived to clean the vans. On the entrance to the site you entered the road passing on your left the Ship Inn and the little cream and red caravan (...Read full memory)

My parents opened Roselyon School, on the St Blazey road out of Par, in 1953, when I was nine years old, and ran it until they retired in 1970. Hence I knew Par pretty well both as young boy, teenager and young adult. Walking into Par from Roselyon, you passed Leaders, a grocery and sweet shop, on the corner that turned from the (...Read full memory)