Mad Maids swimming in the sea on Polperro Beach

Mad Maids of Polperro

Meet my lovely friends, the Mad Maids of Polperro, who religiously, come rain or shine, swim almost every morning first thing in the sea on Polperro beach. The only thing that deters them is a storm!! I am missing my daily dip and mugs of hot tea afterwards, kindly brewed by John (any excuse not …

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Time for new specs!

It’s not a good day when a lovely guest sends you an image on the beach and you believe it to be the seal you saw bobbing in the sea daily only the week before! How wrong was I – please meet Merry, Rebecca & Tim’s gorgeous windswept dog enjoying some time in the front …

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Painter’s paradise

They say Polperro is a painter’s paradise and proof is surely in this delightful pudding! Here is an example and lovely surprise to see the wonderful talents of gorgeous Helen during her stay just before Lockdown 2! They say Willy Wilcox is possibly the most painted/photographed house in Polperro and I think Helen’s attention to …

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The wonder of a drone

With huge thanks to Kristin & Ken for this wonderful treat of fabulous footage taken during their recent stay. What an amazing way to see so many gorgeous views of Polperro.  From four legged friends to brave swimmers, to the joy of a suitable beverage on the terrace, to a dive bombing sea gull (watch …

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Welcome to the Willy Wilcox Cottage website

Welcome, welcome to the new improved, sparkly Willy Wilcox Cottage website. We have been on a slow IT burn over the last two years since purchasing the cottage in May 2018 from a website point of view, but a full on nurture and update has taken place of this glorious landmark cottage in this very …

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