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Portmellon & Bodrugan's Leap
...Cornwall, where pilchards were caught using long nets, and it was a more important fishing centre than the neighbouring village of Mevagissey until the eighteenth-century introduction of longer drift ...
Cadgwith and Poltesco
...Cornwall to support Christianity, which was under threat from the aggressive Anglo Saxon pagans who invaded after the departure of the Romans in the fifth century AD. Also known as St Rumon, he came f...
Beeny Cliff & Pentargon Falls
...Cornwall, containing about 5% of the UK's entire population. The tall straggly oak woodland of Minster Wood, with its understorey of hazel and a few holly trees, suggests that it has been growing ...
Lelant Station - St Ives
...Cornwall, and they were widely used in the Middle Ages to mark the way to holy places, although sometimes they were simple waymarkers at the junctions of ancient paths or even simply boundary markers....
St Ives Town Trail
...Cornwall is granite, St Ives stands on a rock known as blue elvan, or greenstone, a hard igneous rock which is difficult to work with. For this reason, many of the buildings in the town are of granite...
Clodgy Point
...Cornwall's national bird now making a comeback since a nesting pair appeared on The Lizard in 2001, more than half a century after the last pair had successfully bred in Cornwall. On the far side...
Carbis Bay to St Ives
...Cornwall on the tourist map at the end of the nineteenth century. As well as this hotel, he designed other iconic buildings in all the major coastal resorts around the county, including King Arthur...
Falmouth Town Station - Falmouth Packet
...Cornwall Polytechnic Society. Fish Strand Quay was built in 1790 for the landing and selling of fish. It was near here that the news of Nelson's death and the victory at Trafalgar was brought ash...
Holywell St Piran Walk
...Cornwall's national saint, is said to have built his first small chapel on a rocky outcrop on Perranporth Beach which still bears the name Chapel Rock. Although some of the building was still visi...
Lamorna & The Kemyel Nature Reserve
...Cornwall Wildlife Trust, who bought it in 1974. The South West Coast Path splits the Reserve in two, travelling directly through it beneath a low canopy of branches which meet across the path in place...
Lizard Point
...Cornwall coastline after being introduced about 100 years ago. Like other exotic species brought home by enthusiastic horticultural explorers, the vigorous growth of the Hottentot fig threatens to ove...
Porthcurno from Porthgwarra
...Cornwall from Ireland, Wales and Brittany to help combat the rising tide of paganism after the Romans left Britain in the Dark Ages. He established his hermitage here, where there was running water, a...
Hooe Lake Point & Earls Drive
...Cornwall had been formed. Approaching Kingsand you can see Cawsand Fort on the hillside beyond. Nowadays a complex of luxury apartments, Cawsand Fort was built in 1863 and designed to cover the shore ...
Tresmorn & St Gennys
...Cornwall coastline, where the high promontories gave a good view across land and sea and were easy to defend because of their shape. Heading abruptly east with the Coast Path, stay with it as it head...
The Merry Maidens
...Cornwall, the early Christian movement of the fifth and sixth centuries is thought to have adopted the old pagan sites and symbols. They associated them with the rites of the new religion, in order to...
Trevelgue Head & Whipsiderry
...Cornwall and holds eight bells. According to Arthurian legend, St Columba the Virgin was visited in a dream by a white dove representing the Holy Spirit and as a result she refused to accompany her pa...
2-3 Day Breaks
...Cornwall. Having started off gently on the Tarka Trail, there are soon some dramatic headlands that contrast with numerous picturesque river valleys, making this one of the most diverse sections of Co...
Community outreach
...Cornwall Refugee Support (DCRS) and Fotonow CIC to introduce asylum seekers from around the world to the South West Coast Path. Find out more For the walks that were completed during Summer 2021, the...
Culture
...Cornwall, Pilcher is probably best known for her novel The Shell Seekers, translated into 40 different languages and has sold some 10 million copies worldwide. During her career though, Pilcher publis...
Every Mile Matters
...Cornwall by Peter Edwards The South West Coast Path provides health-giving happiness to millions of people every year, it connects hundreds of coastal communities, helps the region’s economy thrive an...