Looe - more properly the twin towns of East Looe and West Looe - in south-east Cornwall is both a tourist centre and an important fishing port for day boats. Fish landed at Looe will have been caught that same day, and is the freshest available.
Tags: Cornwall harbours rivers Looe Looe River Cornish harbours
Brunel's famous railway bridge across the River Tamar, which links Devon with Cornwall, dates from 1859, and was part of his Great Western Railway. It carries a single track, and trains cross very slowly as there is a sharp bend into the tiny station at Saltash. The bridge is apparently due a fresh coat of paint.
Tags: Cornwall bridges railway bridges Saltash River Tamar