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Porthcurno and Penberth
...Cornwall and filmed around the South West Coast Path. In 1995 German company Frankfurter Films used Penberth as the stunning setting for scenes from the novels, 'Empty House', 'Another Vie...
Sir John Betjeman Walk
...Cornwall to help the area's beleaguered Christian population fight a rising tide of paganism brought in by the Anglo-Saxons. Enodoc lived in a cave near the Jesus Well, on the far side of the Rock...
Port Isaac & Porteath
...Cornwall. The current lifeboat is called 'Copeland Bell'.  In July 2012, the crew of the lifeboat received gallantry medals following a dangerous rescue, only the second time in RNLI history t...
Newquay
...Cornwall coast from the Atlantic swell, this made it a popular venue for the surf culture which was spreading from America and Australia at the time. Newquay soon became the capital of British surfing...
Newquay and Fistral Beach
...Cornwall coast from the Atlantic swell saw Fistral Beach start to become a popular venue for the surf culture which was spreading from America and Australia. Newquay became the capital of British surf...
Windbury Head
...Cornwall, and it is thought to have been linked with Scotland and Northern Ireland, possibly formed as a result of volcanic action some 62-65 million years ago. There are strong links between Bucks Mi...
Sutton Harbour to Royal William Yard
...Cornwall hotel, described by John Betjeman as his favourite Victorian building. Turn left at the roundabout into Millbay Road and pass the Ferry entrance. From here the demands of commerce and the mi...
Loe Tide at Porthleven
...Cornwall's largest natural freshwater lake is a major overwintering area for many wildfowl and waterbirds, and cormorants roost in the trees fringing the swamp behind it. There is an optional shor...
Bull Point & Lee Bay
...Cornwall. Taking this path, cross the bridge and follow the stream through the woods for about a mile. Borough Wood has survived as one of the last remnants of the ancient broadleaved woodland which...
Constantine Bay to Mawgan Porth
...Cornwall in the sixth century in response to the tide of paganism which had arrived in England with the Anglo-Saxons after the Romans had left. The remains of St Constantine's hermit cell and the ...
Rame Head Chapel
...Cornwall's Lizard Point in 1994, when two sailors drowned there within sight of the newly-closed Coastguard lookout at Bass Point (see the Lizard Point Walk). Originally there was a Lloyds registe...
The Willaparks
...Cornwall's biggest puffin colony, although by the 1980s there were few left here. Again take the right-hand fork to stay on the Coast Path, ignoring the lane heading up to Bossiney, and follow it...
Dizzard Point
...Cornwall collided with France 320 million years ago. Look out for otters in the stream. This is a remote rural area with no buses, no facilities and only a few parking places. Plan your day carefully ...
Lamorna & St Loy
...Cornwall, in 1965, as an automatic installation and was opened by the Duke of Gloucester. The tower is 15 metres high, 34 metres above the sea at high water. Every 15 seconds its main white light flas...
The Lost Land of Lyonesse
...Cornwall, was a fertile land and its people prosperous. There were many villages and 140 churches, and Victorian geologist John Hawkins mentions historical rumours that buildings could be seen in the ...
Geevor Mine & Chûn Quoit
...Cornwall's annual production of both copper and tin was more than double that of the previous century. Turn right on the Coast Path, towards the lighthouse at Pendeen Watch. Crossing the footbrid...
Mother Ivey and St Constantine
...Cornwall in the sixth century to counteract the tide of paganism which had arrived in England with the Anglo-Saxons after the Romans had left. Also King of Dumnonia, St Constantine was said to have be...
Newquay & Fistral from Crantock
...Cornwall coast from the Atlantic swell, this made it a popular venue for the surf culture which was spreading from America and Australia. Newquay became the capital of British surfing, a status it sti...