General advice and directions for visitors to Winston Graham's memorial seat, commemorating the site of the original rented bungalow "Flat Rocks"/ "Lech Carrygy" where he wrote "Ross Poldark" and "Demelza" in the Forties. "Flat Rocks" / "Lech Carrygy"
Only visit the seat during low tide via the beach and in good calm weather conditions. Allow plenty of time for everyone to return safely. Taking fully charged mobile phones for the visit is essential.
Do not visit the seat at all in poor visibility, or if there's the slightest chance of bad weather conditions such as high winds or mist and fog as it is very easy to get disoriented and lost in the many sand dunes above the beach. For example a heavy sea fog can roll in off the Atlantic without warning in minutes. Finally always make sure that someone knows where you are going well beforehand. _______________________________ _________________________________ The approximate position of Winston Graham's memorial granite seat marking the original bungalow "Flat Rocks/ Lech Carrygy" above Perran Sands beach, Perranporth, Cornwall. _________________________________________
Winston Graham in foreground and "Flat Rocks/ Lech Carrygy" the rented bungalow where he wrote "Ross Poldark" and "Demelza" in the Forties. ___________________________________ With grateful acknowledgements
"Perfection is a full stop .... Ever the climbing but never the attaining Of the mountain top." W.G.