Peace On Earth


So, beerly beloved, let us continue onwards, ever upwards .....

There are just a couple more stiles ..... Walk from St. Ives to the Engine Inn, Cripplesease 37
..... and a couple more fields to traverse and then ..... Walk from St. Ives to the Engine Inn, Cripplesease 38
My eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the pub! Walk from St. Ives to the Engine Inn, Cripplesease 39
The path goes past the side of the pub and brings you out on the main road in Cripplesease. Walk from St. Ives to the Engine Inn, Cripplesease 40
Thank you, God! Walk from St. Ives to the Engine Inn, Cripplesease 41

But before you all slink in for a slake contain your righteous thirst for a mo as we take you for a quick spin around downtown Cripplesease.

Surprised you!

The 'castle' is really a ruined mine.

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This particular bit being .....

..... The Engine House!

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Hence, the name.

And you were wondering where the train tracks were, weren't you!

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Right. That's quite enough in-depth historical analysis. Now, for a spot of philosophy .....

Why are we here?

Because there's a pub. Honestly, this philosophy stuff is a doddle!

The Engine Inn as a compact and bijou little hostelry, mainly run by a couple of Cornish amazons, Nancy and Judith. The beer is good and they have enlightened 21st century approach to children - badly behaved ones get killed and cooked!

A just feel the piccies and sample that atmosphere of peace and tranquility. Engine Inn, Cripplesease, St. Ives, Cornwall 1
Do not be deceived by apparent absence of clientele, it's all down to timing your visits right (and trick photography!). Engine Inn, Cripplesease, St. Ives, Cornwall 2
All sorts of interesting things are on offer ..... Engine Inn, Cripplesease, St. Ives, Cornwall 3
..... although we are not sure what all of them do! Engine Inn, Cripplesease, St. Ives, Cornwall 4
Some locals like sit and read the papers in peace ..... Engine Inn, Cripplesease, St. Ives, Cornwall 5
..... while others prefer to hunker down by the wood fire and tell tall tales. Engine Inn, Cripplesease, St. Ives, Cornwall 6

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