Old Maps of Holywell Bay

Historic Maps of Holywell Bay and the local area.

Memories of Holywell Bay

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

Since the early 1960s my parents began taking the family to stay at the home of John and Sheila Penna, and they eventually created the Pennasville holiday homes. When at Taunton School in circa 1965 I stayed at the camp with the school's CCF brigade! I got bitten by some bug one night in the ear, and (...Read full memory)

Used to ride our ponies from Perranporth to Newquay, the only obstacle in our way was the Army camp at Penhale. We solved the problem by jumping the fence riding past numeroous tents and exiting by the Holywell gate. Wonder if any of those camped there remember us.