Name the place

Can you identify this location?

At the top of every GA email newsletter you'll see a photograph of a mystery location. Just for fun, we're asking you to guess the place and, if you like, chat with other readers about it.

Have you been there? Do you know any interesting facts about it? Can you work out where it is with the help of other readers? Tell us your answers using the comments form below.

There are no prizes for a correct guess, just the satisfaction of being right! We'll reveal the name of the place and the first person to guess correctly here and in the next newsletter.

Last issue's photo is the village of Lech in Tirol, Austria. Congratulations to Carl Beddows who gave the first correct answer.

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Millie Harris Guest

St Ives, Cornwall

GA Member

Hugh Town on the Isles of Scilly. A truly wonderful part of the British Isles (Nick Lapthorn)


Simon Abel Guest

St Marys harbour, Isles of Scilly.

Duncan Hawley

Duncan Hawley GA Member

St Mary's (harbour), Isles of Scilly

The Scilly Isles are geographically very interesting as the northern part of the Isles show evidence of glaciated bedrock - i.e. covered by the last ice sheet, whereas the landscape and landforms around St Mary's and the Isles to the south show only evidence of periglaciation - so the Scilly Isles were really at the limit of the Quaternary glaciations.


Jane Westaway Guest

Not a guess!! It is Town Beach, St Marys , Isles of Scilly. Spent many happy hours there.DRIVE


Peter G Knight Guest

This is the harbour at Hugh Town, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly. You have actually used this photo previously, but it is one of my favourite locations so I am not complaining! - Peter Knight

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