Visits to Cornwall have always given Gaby Dellal what her thriving career and cosmopolitan life never could: a slower pace. Jutting into the Celtic Sea from the southwestern tip of England, the county—where wrinkled headlands rise from ice-blue waters and visitors can walk along its coast for miles without seeing a soul—offered an escape from Gaby’s work as a film director who ping-pongs between London and New York. Her three sons often tagged along to ride the waves that make Cornwall one of Europe’s best surfing spots.
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