Where do you suppose this padlocked, rusty barred gate leads to?
Smugglers be here!
I spotted this fascinating doorway whilst staying at the Lugger Hotel in Portloe, Cornwall last year.
The 17th Century inn has a dark history.
In 1890 its landlord, Black Dunstan, was sent to the gallows
after his second career in smuggling French brandy was uncovered.
Sharing the spoils with Louis La Vache, in beautiful San Franscisco,