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Track the Newlyn fishing fleet at sea.

Gry Maritha
Gry Maritha
Cargo Ship
Moored: 29.09.20
James R H Pz78
James R H Pz78
Fishing Boat
Moored: 28.09.20
Fv Resurgam Pz 1001
Fv Resurgam Pz 1001
Fishing Boat
Moored: 12.09.20
Vessels in the Port of
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Newlyn Fish Market - boats due to land.

Where can I buy fresh fish? - here's where!

Here are the best places to source your fish online, some locally, some nationally - there's sure to be a supply of fresh UK fish being sold somewhere near you!
Fresh fish sales across the UK from Fish on Friday
Fresh fish either delivered or available in your area - mainly the South west from Plymouth initiative, Call4Fish.
Fresh fish from all over Cornwall - from the Cornwall Good Seafood Guide - many fish supplied direct from the fishermen!
If you need to know more any of these organisations are only to willing to help - if you want to be included or just want to know where to buy fresh fish near you!

Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Looe, small port with a huge community spirit at its heart.




Just after high water as night falls the last of Looe's inshore trawl fleet...


ties up at the fish market to land...


under a full moon...


on the opposite side of the river is the stunning...


new, Old Sardine Factory - with its upstairs restaurant, climbing wall and...


superb new ground-floor heritage centre...


that houses a captivating set of informative and interactive displays for all ages and interests starting with the development over time of this historic port... 


there are dozens of innovative features like this projector and white sail screen...


sensory boat store...


original pilchard press...


and the story of pilchard processing that once took place on the very same site...


a history of the man credited with developing the port...


including its famous granite bridge that spans the river...


cleverly mapped out throughout the ground floor...


a unique fishy photo booth...


an insight into the weather in the area...


a live interactive AIS display from which you can track the local fleet and other passing boats...


and other shipping communications...


there's even a virtual trip on an actual lifeboat shout...


and a time-lapse that cover the demolition and erection of the old and then new building


an accurate scale model of one of thew port's more traditional fishing boats...


some hands-on knot challenges for all the most common knots used by seafarers on small boats...


every inch of wall and floor space is covered with a well thought out and interesting ways of telling the story of Looe and its fishing community... 


there's even a 3D puzzle that helps explain how contour lines work on maps to show the topology of the area...


and that stunning floor graphic that sees the river Looe flow from one end of the room to the other...


even this panorama still doesn't do justice to the number and inventiveness of displays, objects and visual resources that a visitor can enjoy. A must visit for anyone in the area!