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The Sea Pool is a feature of Summerleaze Beach at Bude, Cornwall, England - this is where John's maternal grandmother was from.

The Sea Pool is a feature of Summerleaze Beach at Bude, Cornwall, England - this is where John's maternal grandmother was from.

Summerleaze Beach & tidal pool, Bude, North Cornwall, England, UK. Had great times body boarding here!

Summerleaze Beach & tidal pool, Bude, North Cornwall, England, UK. Had great times body boarding here!

This is the waterfall cascading down onto the pebbles at the top of the beach at Sandymouth Beach, Bude, Cornwall - hometown of John's grandmother, Bessie Hines.

This is the waterfall cascading down onto the pebbles at the top of the beach at Sandymouth Beach, Bude, Cornwall - hometown of John's grandmother, Bessie Hines.

Beach Huts at Bude, North Cornwall, England  www.holidaycottages.co.uk/holidays/cornwall/north-cornwall/bude  #bestbeaches #holidaycottages

Beach Huts at Bude, North Cornwall, England www.holidaycottages.co.uk/holidays/cornwall/north-cornwall/bude #bestbeaches #holidaycottages

Bude tidal sea pool, North Cornwall c/o Bude & North Cornwall on facebook

Bude tidal sea pool, North Cornwall c/o Bude & North Cornwall on facebook

The North Cornish town of Bude where I grew up before moving to the softy south coast of Cornwall!

The North Cornish town of Bude where I grew up before moving to the softy south coast of Cornwall!

Bude Sea Lock, Cornwall. Do you spend hours, days, weeks, dreaming of escaping…

Bude Sea Lock, Cornwall. Do you spend hours, days, weeks, dreaming of escaping…

HIGH CLIFF | Crackington Haven, near Bude, north Cornwall: 'The highest point on the Cornish coast. Look out for the famous "green flash" that occurs seconds before the sun sets.'     ✫ღ⊰n

HIGH CLIFF | Crackington Haven, near Bude, north Cornwall: 'The highest point on the Cornish coast. Look out for the famous "green flash" that occurs seconds before the sun sets.' ✫ღ⊰n

Lost Gardens of Heligan in Mevagissey, Cornwall. Find more #englishgardens at: https://www.visitengland.com/things-to-do/blooming-england

Lost Gardens of Heligan in Mevagissey, Cornwall. Find more #englishgardens at: https://www.visitengland.com/things-to-do/blooming-england

Widemouth Bay, north Cornwall south of Bude .  This scene looks a bit like the beach on the cover of "That Summer in Cornwall"--minus "Barton Hall" sitting on the cliff!

Widemouth Bay, north Cornwall south of Bude . This scene looks a bit like the beach on the cover of "That Summer in Cornwall"--minus "Barton Hall" sitting on the cliff!

The Coffee Pot - Cool little cafe in Bude Cornwall near the golf course, and minutes from the beach.

The Coffee Pot - Cool little cafe in Bude Cornwall near the golf course, and minutes from the beach.

Bude: Sea Pool Summerleaze beach, Bude,Cornwall oval pool with its sunbathing terraces."

Bude: Sea Pool Summerleaze beach, Bude,Cornwall oval pool with its sunbathing terraces."