Trevose Head, The Lighthouse 1894
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A Selection of Memories from Trevose Head

For many years now, we've been inviting visitors to our website to add their own memories to share their experiences of life as it was, prompted by the photographs in our archive. Here are some from Trevose Head

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I was interested to read the lady's memories of the area and of the toll gate ladies at Mother Ivey's Bay. We had a a wonderful May holiday staying at Crugmeer Farm and visiting such places as Trevose Head. I have a lovely photo of my father by the lighthouse. He died last year and this spring we took our sons, now in their twenties to visit this beautiful place in his memory. There were 2 seals ...see more
I first visited Trevose and Mother Iveys Bay around 1969/70 with my grandparents. I was 7 or 8 on my first visit. I have continued over the years to visit, first with my husband-to-be and sudsequently our children, and we will return as a couple this year, our boys having grown up and talking of visiting this wonderfull place with their partners. Mother Iveys Bay and the surrounding area is truly in my soul and I ...see more
I remember camping for 2/6d a night. Mrs Dane (I think) ran the site. Having too much cider, trying to surf. Walking to Trevone Bay, eating in beach cafe run by Ron, and his son Chris looked after the car park. Went back last year, 2013 not much has changed. Padstow the nearby fishing village is now called Padstein!!