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Godrevy Island & The Knavocks
...Cornwall was a county more remote from England than Spain is now.' In 'To the Lighthouse', she tells how her character, Mrs Ramsay, watched the beam of the lighthouse across her bedroom fl...
Estuaries and Ferries
...Cornwall Rock to Padstow (The Camel Estuary)   Phone: 01841 532239 / 07773 081574 Email: [email protected] Website: www.padstow-harbour.co.uk      The Ferry Will Depart: High tide: Padstow...
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...
Corporate Partnerships
...Cornwall by Peter Edwards Become a Campaign Sponsor for #EveryMileMatters Every Mile Matters (EMM) is the South West Coast Path Association’s flagship campaign May 2020 - April 2022, and the focus for...
Crantock & Penpol Creek
...Cornwall's most famous saint. Here in Crantock, the saint was Carantoc, who is said to have arrived on an altar in the sixth century. Like St Piran, he built an oratory, a simple chapel near a wel...
Sennen Cove & Land's End
...Cornwall and the Brisons. Sennen Cove still has a small fishing fleet and a few pleasure boats, but it does not offer anchorage to sailors from elsewhere, because of the dangers posed by the frequent...
Wembury & Heybrook Bay
...Cornwall, and was first lit in 1844. It was originally planned to put a lighthouse on the eastern arm as well, but a beacon was erected instead the following year. The Breakwater Fort, (which is not a...
Woodhuish and Mansands
...Cornwall coast, instigated the practice of giving the victims of shipwrecks a decent Christian burial, but before this, their bodies were either left on the shoreline or buried somewhere just above it...
Porthallow and Nare Point
...Cornwall, Teudar ('Towder'). He featured in a medieval miracle play that was doing the rounds of the Cornish plains-an-gwarries, or outdoor amphitheatres, in the sixteenth century. Descending...
Tintagel King Arthur Walk
...Cornwall built Tintagel Castle in the thirteenth century, but archaeologists excavating on the island in the 1930s found traces of a Romano British settlement dating from around the fifth or sixth cen...
Padstow and Stepper Point Walk
...Cornwall. In early times, sources of water were highly prized, especially by travellers, and the Celts and Roman ascribed healing properties to their springs and wells, and saints arriving by sea a fe...
Pentire Point & The Rumps
...Cornwall's gems, with rocks, sand, surf, cliffs and a little tumbling waterfall. if the weather is fine it is the perfect spot for a picnic. At Lundy Beach, you leave the Coast Path to take the pa...
Pengersick & St Germoe
...Cornwall, and their exploits gave rise to many a legend. The most famous of these was the political wrangle between King John of Portugal and Henry VIII of England caused by events on the coast nearby...
Kenneggy & Greenberry Downs
...Cornwall produced something like eighty per cent of Britain's copper and was said to be the world's most important copper-mining region. However, new mines being constructed in North and South...
Talland Bay & the Giant's Hedge from Looe Station
...Cornwall Wildlife Trust as a nature reserve, and can be visited on special tours which rum most days during the summer - see their website for details In the car park turn left onto the South West Co...
The Gannel from Newquay Station
...Cornwall's larger curlew flocks – as many as 500 birds – feed in the fields during the day and fly down at dusk to roost on the Gannel. In the upper estuary, sometimes herons can be seen, or even ...
Falmouth Docks Station - St Just in Roseland
...Cornwall’s most picturesque locations, the coastal village of St Mawes and the beautiful exotic churchyard of St Just in Roseland. The outward leg skirts the water’s edge of the estuary of the River F...
Cligga Head
...Cornwall's busiest mining areas. In summer this is a riot of colour, with blazing gorse bushes and banks of vivid heather, wildflowers dotted between them and the mineral-stained cliffs startlingl...
Padstow and Prideaux Place
...Cornwall. In early times, sources of water were highly prized, especially by travellers, and the Celts and Roman ascribed healing properties to their springs and wells. A few centuries later, saints a...
Tregurrian & Trevarrian
...Cornwall, including fish from St Ives, pasta made from wheat grown in Padstow, eggs from a traditional breed of hen in Liskeard, cheese from Bude, cream from Redruth and mussels from St Austell. Even ...