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Anything worth exploring down St Ives, Cornwall way??

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When I'm in Wales I'm free for the whole weekend so I'll just drive around the back roads and mountain roads, looking for old tracks to venture up or places to visit in the future...But I'm not going to have this much free time in Cornwall, it's mainly a holiday...but come 11pm when everyone's asleep my plan is to go exploring.

Any pointers or possible locations to explore, not too far from St Ives, an hour-ish maybe, would be appreciated. I'm not going until next weekend, 20th, but I'm not sure of the next time I'll be making the 5+ hour journey from where I live in Northampton, so I want to make the most of the holiday. I've only just booked it so I have just under 2 weeks to scour Google maps and try to find some sites, but any help would be great.

Cheers

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Never ventured down that way myself unfortunately mate but i'm sure someone on here will have a few ideas they might want to share :thumb

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Lots of old planes down newquay way spent alot of time down there when I was younger! few ROC posts down there too :)

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Cheers hamtagger, I saw an old theme park thing called Wild West, hopefully it's still there.

I believe the Wildwest is no more

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Actually mate, just did a quick search and found Predannack Airfield, some abandoned choppers and planes there, looks pretty decent and not too far from St Ives either. Bring us some pictures please :D

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Actually mate, just did a quick search and found Predannack Airfield, some abandoned choppers and planes there, looks pretty decent and not too far from St Ives either. Bring us some pictures please :D

Looks good, will deffo bring some pictures back. Thanks :)

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Well....I failed miserably...turns out that trying to access an old airport owned by the Navy and not far from an RAF base/airport in the middle of the night is not a very good idea!!!!!

At least I know how to access it in daylight now, for whenever next time is....part of me wants to make the journey again just to get some pics. Plenty of other derelict buildings down that way. If anyone is up for making the journey in the future I'm in, plus will save on fuel costs.

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