Seascape sounds

27th June 2024

A sonic postcard from Cornwall. The sounds of the sea, beach and cliff top captured during an idyllic morning at Godrevy, as we ventured out for a surf.

Can you spot these sounds?

Skylark flying in Cornwall


Welcomed by swooping sand martins and the lilting trill of skylarks over the wild fields.

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Sandy beach in Cornwall

Getting ready

Board waxed, wetsuit zipped and leash attached; inviting waves await…

Sandy beach in Cornwall

Crossing the river

The walk to the beach crosses the Red River as it flows towards the ocean.

Sandy beach in Cornwall

Sound of the surf

Time to greet the waves….

Looking out to Godrevy Lighthouse and the ocean beyond, the headland at Godrevy, near Hayle, is a wildlife haven – home to ground nesting birds, small mammals, rare invertebrates and spectacular coastal plants – while below lies an oceanic playground, all waiting to be explored.

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