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 Mousehole from Cornwall Cam
Mousehole is pronounced 'Mouzall' and is a fishing village in the far South West. It celebrates Tom Bawcock's eve on December 23rd. View photographs of Mousehole. Famous for the legend of the Mousehole cat and the Mousehole Christmas lights. The Penlee Lifeboat and the Union Star Disaster 1981. A charity song inspired by the Penlee lifeboat disaster

Cornwall Cam
Cornwall Cam recommended  pictures gorgeous photographs of Cornwall updated everyday by Charles Winpenny

Lizard Point from West Country Views
cornish towns and villages - photos from Cornwall. Views of Cornwall designed to try and provide photographs, paintings and information about Cornwall. West Country Views photographs of Cornwall. The Magic of Cornwall Photo Gallery. The Hidaway digital photos of Cornwall. Cornwall Digital. Pictures of Cornwall

street maps
Street Maps - this site provides address searching and street map facilities for the UK. (including Cornwall). Cornwall & Scilly Urban Survey is providing a framework for sustainable regeneration in 19 historic towns

Port Isaac
Postcards Of Old Cornwall - photographs of Cornwall. Old Cornwall in Postcards and Photos. Historic photographs of Cornwall from The Francis Frith Collection. A. H. Hawke of Helston was a photographer and postcard publisher based in Helston in Cornwall. Postcards from the West Penwith Resources. Old post cards of the Isles of Scilly, West Penwith, Penzance Area, St Ives and Lelant, East Penwith, North Kerrier, South Kerrier, Falmouth Area, Powder, Pydar, North East Cornwall, South East Cornwall and miscellaneous post cards. Old Photos of Cornwall

Photographs of Cornwall
Photographs of Cornwall a photographic record of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly past and present. The collection has over 160,000 photographs and postcards and contains pictures from the mid-nineteenth century to modern times. images have been collected over last 30 years by archivists at the Cornwall Centre in Redruth. A collection of photographs dating back 100 years and many of the Falmouth area, has been made available to the public for the first time. Old Cornwall in colour.

Porthtowan north Cornwall near St Agnes. A sandy cove with dunes. Photos of Porthtowan. An exhibition and demonstration of traditional building skills at Porthtowen

Kingsand and Cawsand
Kingsand and Cawsand are east facing coves near Torpoint in the Rame Peninsula. View photos
of Kingsand and Cawsand. Rame Heritage is an image collection taken from old photographs and postcards looking at the everyday life of the Rame Peninsula during the last 100 years. The Museum of celebrity leftovers in Kingsand. Rame Peninsula History Group.

Falmouth was originaly two hamlets 'Peny-Cum-Quick' and 'Smethwick' which were merged to become Falmouth in 1661. View photographs of Falmouth. It has a large harbour and a safe anchorage known as the Carrick Roads. Falmouth welcomes Ellen MacArthur after her successful race against time. Falmouth is working towards achieving Fair Trade status. Falmouth What's On. A walk around historical Falmouth from the BBC Coast program. The Princess Pavilion in Falmouth and Gyllyngdune Gardens with Edwardian bandstand. Falmouth Packet Archives 1688-1850. The parish of Mylor is located north of Falmouth. Mylor and Flushing. The falmouth webcam. 5th May 2007 cyclists gathered in the town square in Falmouth for the towns first Critical Mass bike ride. Intel the company that makes microprocessor chips for computers has code named it's latest chip 'Penryn'. Penryn in Cornwall is a small coastal town close to Falmouth and is dependant on tourism and people looking for accommodation on the internet. Penryn the Cornish coastal town is now worried because their listing in the google search engine has been overtaken by Intel's new 'Penryn' chip. Approval is given for a £5m marina at Falmouth docks. Jacob's Ladder a flight of 111 granite steps in Falmouth is to be fitted with state of the art lighting. Falmouth has been named as the second best coastal town in Britain by a national magazine

Frenchmans creek
Frenchmans Creek - you can walk a half a mile to Frenchmans Creek from Helford village. The creek was inspiration for Daphne Du Maurier's book and film. It is owned by the National Trust

Bude town is well placed to enjoy the spectacular coastal path and scenery. Bude became popular in the 19th century. Before that Bude was known for it's canal. The canal is lovely and well cared for and the views on the coastal walks are gorgeous but very windy at times. View photographs of Bude. Battle of Stratton 16th May 1643. Summerleaze Open-air pool saved from closure. £100,000 to be invested in the pool

Veryan situated in the mild climate of the Roseland Peninsula. Is best known for its round houses which where built to be 'devil proof' having no corners in which he could hide. watch a 1938 British Pathe film of Veryan a 1938 British Pathe film of Veryan. View photos of Veryan

Porthleven a fishing village since medieval times is the UK's most southerly working port. The village remains unspoilt by progress. To the east is Loe Pool. View photographs of Porthleven. Damage probe to Porthleven Bickford-Smith Institute clock tower building

Penzance is an ancient market town and 'Capital' of West Cornwall. Named 'Pens Sans' the ancient Cornish language meaning 'holy headland'. West Penwith Resourses a historical resource web site. Discovering west penwith a guide for visitors. View photographs of Penzance. Historic Chapel street in Penzance. Penwith District Council. Penwith local history from The Morrab Library. Jubilee Pool in Penzance is the largest open-air sea-water tidal swimming pools still in use in the UK. Scooters offered to help mobility in Penzance. A pub in Penzance has asked for special diplomatic status in an attempt to avoid the smoking ban, saying it wants to be part of Peru.

Newlyn is home of the second largest fishing fleet in the country. Neighbour to Penzance and Mousehole. View photos of Newlyn. Newlyn Christmas Lights. Home to the famous Newlyn artists in the last century.The Newlyn art gallery. Far right racist party the BNP has targeted Newlyn for votes. Restoration of a historic Cornish fishing boat at Newlyn. The Newlyn trail is a heritage walk through the ancient village. watch a small film about Newlyn a small video about Newlyn and their bid for funding to restore Newlyn Trinity Methodist Chapel. Memorial at Newlyn to Fishermen lost at Sea. watch a BBC news story about the memorial. a BBC news story about the memorial. Fishermen's Mission Newlyn. watch a video of the Newlyn storm 2004 a video of the Newlyn storm 2004. The fishing trawler industry in Newlyn is under threat after quota breach

Liskeard an ancient Stannary and market town of South East Cornwall. View photos of Liskeard. Caradon District Council. A farmer near Liskeard has found an unusual use for his redundant land by creating his own observatory. A cottage hospital in Liskeard built from a bequest from John Passmore Edwards is saved from demolition. Stuart House Arts & Heritage Centre Liskeard

Madron is named after an unknown saint, this parish is located north west of Penzance. madron community forum. Madron Well is one of the best known Cornish holy wells. The Nine Maidens Stone Circle, on the northern fringe of Madron

Lostwithiel - John Betjeman is reputed to have said 'there is history in every stone in Lostwithiel'. There is a nice walk from this small town to restormel castle. Also there is a main line railway station in Lostwithiel. View photos of Lostwithiel. A boundary stone buried before the Second World War to prevent enemy troops using it for guidance, has been unearthed in Cornwall. Boconnoc parish near Lostwithiel. View a 360 degree fullscreen interactive panorama of Lostwithiel. Lost in Film is Lostwithiel's exciting new film society

Port Navas
Port Navas is located at the head of a wooded tidal creek on the North side of the Helford River. The Port Navas Regatta was first held in August 1914. view Photos of Port Navas

Golant is a small Cornish waterside village. Kenneth Graham wrote "Tales of the Riverbank" inspired by a boating trip from Fowey to Golant

Cornish Cottage Holidays
Cornish Cottage Holidays selection of cottages, and farmhouses. Cottages to rent booked directly with the owners. Helpful Holidays, cottages in Cornwall and the west country. Cornish Horizons Cottages and Late Availability Cottages in Cornwall. St Ives Holidays cottages. St Ives Holiday Cottages quality self catering cottages including the home of the St Ives primitive artist Alfred Wallis. Powells Cottage Holidays. Farm and cottage holidays in Cornwall and the South West. Disabled holiday accomodation in Cornwall. Let's Stay Cornwall - accommodation directory. Cole Rayment & White self-catering holiday cottages in Padstow, Polzeath, Harlyn Bay, Constantine Bay and Rock. Cornwall Chycor accommodation. Stay In Cornwall Lodges - Accommodation by Speciality. Hotels and Accommodation in Cornwall

National Trust Holiday Cottages the Trust owns and manages 88 holiday cottages in Cornwall all of them unique properties in outstanding locations. Classic Cottages holiday cottages in Cornwall and the west country. Harbour holidays specialising in self-catering accommodation in Padstow and the beautiful bays. Cornish Traditional Cottages holiday cottages for rent. Visit Devon and Cornwall holiday accommodation in Cornwall. Cornwall tourist board accommodation.
Coastal and Country Holidays




Newquay is a well known holiday resort with a harbour and some fine cliff scenery. Newquay also has excellent surfing beaches. Tickity-boo online guide to Newquay including information about local tide timetables, surf reports, useful numbers, events, surf schools, online postcards of Newquay and much more. Newquay Tourist Information Centre
View photographs of Newquay. Greenest beach cafe in Newquay. The Newquay Old Cornwall Society. The Newquay riots. The newquay voice is a local newspaper. Newquay's Finest is a website with tourist information. watch a news story about an ancient jewel found in Newquay given to The Royal Cornwall Museum a news story about an ancient jewel found in Newquay given to The Royal Cornwall Museum. Newquay's Past

Polperro is a picturesque harbourside village with whitewashed houses and National Trust owned cliffs on either side of the harbour. View photographs of Polperro. watch a 1937 British Pathe short film of Polperro a 1937 British Pathe short film of Polperro. scenes of Polpero and Looe in the 1920's and 1930's scenes of Polperro and Looe in the 1920's and 1930's. Polperro floods 1976 and 1993

Calstock parish has the second largest population in Cornwall. The parish lies in the Tamar valley. Calstock is situated 14 miles upstream from Plymouth Sound. Calstock village stands on the picturesque stretch of the river Tamar. Residents in Calstock have celebrated the 100th anniversary of the village's viaduct. a BBC news story about the viaduct a BBC news story about the viaduct Calstock online parish clerk. A permanent photographic exhibition opens in Calstock village hall. Calstock Ferry and Motor Launch. Calstock Station Walk. A Much Contested Border - The Dynamics of Cultural Memory Regarding the Cornwall-Devon Border

Lookaround Cornwall
lookaround cornwall - 360 degree fullscreen interactive panoramas from Cornwall

Cornwall and Scilly Urban Survey project
Cornwall and Scilly Urban Survey project 2002-2005 provided a framework for sustainable regeneration in 19 historic towns

Looe twin fishing towns and resorts. East and West Looe are divided by the river Looe. View photos of Looe. The Looe Maritime Archive a digital resource for Looe including photos, sounds and video. scenes of Looe and Polpero in the 1920's and 1930's scenes of Looe and Polpero in the 1920's and 1930's. Looe life boat in the 1920's? Looe life boat in the 1920's? Looe, Polpero and plymouth in the 1930's Looe, Polpero and Plymouth in the 1930's .scenes of Looe and Polpero in the 1920's and 1930's more old film of Looe and Polpero. Looe Old Cornwall Society. Looe Island lies just a mile off the southern Cornish coast, near Looe. Looe film society

Sennen cove
Sennen Cove is at the south-western tip of Cornwall one mile Northeast of Lands End and is a popular surfing area. A Trust Port established by a parliamentary order in 1907. View photos of Sennen Cove. A new lifeboat for Sennen Cove could be paid for by collectors of rare Faberge Eggs. Sennen Tithe Apportionment 1838

Cornish riviera
Cornish Riviera - located on the South coast

South East Cornwall
South East Cornwall - this beautiful area has a long and fascinating history and the signs are all around, from the mysterious prehistoric remains and long-abandoned mines high on Bodmin Moor to the atmospheric coastal fishing villages which were once the haunt of smugglers. Redgate Smithy PhotoFile pictures of South East Cornwall and Bodmin Moor. Best of South East Cornwall

West Cornwall
West Cornwall online holiday guide. The region begins and ends at Belerion the 'Seat Of The Storm'. Look at Paul's Cornwall Panoramas. What's on in and around the far west of Cornwall. Photos of west Cornwall by Barry

North Cornwall
North Cornwall online guide to holidays in North Cornwall.
North Cornwall to get its own 'Eden project'

Newquay old post cards
a cornish sourcebook an index to the historical place names of Cornwall

Callington is a small country town in the south east of Cornwall. Artists have painted many walls in the town with colourful and interesting murals. View photos of Callington

Constantine village is in the parish of Constantine. The parish is one of the largest in Cornwall. It stretches from the granite ridge of Carmenellis in the north to the banks of the Helford river in the south. The Tolmen Centre was a Methodist Chapel, which became the Tolmen Centre in 1999

Crackington Haven
Crackington Haven was once a small port. The views are spectacular and only the road separates the sea from a couple of beach shops, a handful of houses and a public house. View pictures of Crackington Haven

Padstow recommended  small town is a scenic town with a busy little harbour. May the 1st is the famous 'Obby 'Oss celebrations. View photographs of Padstow. The police have submitted a video of questionable festivities in Padstow to the CPS which have occurred on Boxing Day and New Years Day. watch a video of the Boxing Day 'Darkie Day' festivities in Padstow a video of the Boxing Day 'Darkie Day' festivities in Padstow made by Dewi Bruce-Konuah. to a news story about the festivities. A woman has left 2 million pounds to Padstow lifeboat station to pay for a new boat. About 7 miles from Padstow along the Camel Trail is Wadebridge.
Cornish town plans to restore its energy self-sufficiency by 2020. From Padstow a foot ferry can be caught to Rock. Photos of Rock from Northmead Online. watch a BBC news story about the threat against Padstow celebrity chef Rick Stein a BBC news story about the threat against Padstow celebrity chef Rick Stein. An amateur archaeologist has uncovered a well at Prideaux Place Padstow which is thought could be linked to St Petroc. watch a BBC news story about the well a BBC news story about the well. Padstow and South West Coast Path. watch a BBC news story about Padstow a BBC news story how Padstow has changed since the 1970s

Charlestown j
Charlestown lies to the South East of the St. Austell clay area. Charlestown is a popular film location. Sailing ships moored in Charlestown. Maritime history in Charlestown. View photos of Charlestown

Delabole slate
Delabole village grew up around the world famous slate quarry. The village is situated 1 mile inland on the North coast of Cornwall.View photos of Delabole known as the city of slate.

Talland Bay
Talland Bay lies midway between Looe and Polperro in South East Cornwall. View photos of Talland Bay. Three rural phone boxes in south east Cornwall have been saved after a campaign by local people

Mullion cove
Mullion Cove is located in South West Cornwall on the Lizard peninsular and is the largest village on the Lizard. View photos of Mullion Cove. The harbour repair project at Mullion

Penberth Cove
Penberth cove lies on the South Coast of the Land`s End peninsula. The cove is owned by the national trust

estate agents in Cornwall
Estate Agents In Cornwall - locals are priced out as Cornwall is named No 1 property hotspot. Property for sale in Cornwall. Mundic is a concrete made from poor quality aggregate from mining waste and was used in some buildings in Cornwall from 1900 until the early 1950's. Cornwall Mundic Scandal. The Cornwall Property Paper

Willow cottage, gay and lesbian bed and breakfast accommodation in Cornwall
Gay friendly accommodation in Cornwall. Gay Guest House 1 mile from Marazion. Cornwall Gay B&B Bed and Breakfast. Gay friendly accommodation. Gay friendly hotels in Cornwall. Sabego Guest House in Penzance. Out in the Open lesbian and gay campsite near Helston. Gay Cornwall. Cornwall gay pubs.

The Headland Hotel
Cornish Hotels and guest houses. Woodcote Vegetarian Hotel in Lelant near St Ives. Vegetarian accommodation in Cornwall. Accommodation in Cornwall. Also Cornish hotels and accommodation from Pictures of Cornwall bed and breakfast directory. Cornwall bed and breakfast. Accommodation suitable for people with limited mobility or require disabled access. Search for places to stay in luxury in Cornwall from indulge southwest

Royal hotel Truro
The Royal Hotel Truro is a 200 year old coaching inn on Lemon Street. City centre hotel with car park. Read reviews of Cornish hotels

The Union Hotel Penzance
The Union Hotel in Penzance. 17th century hotel in historic Chapel street. The death of Nelson at the battle of Trafalgar was announced from the balcony of the hotel. A piece of flag Lord Admiral Nelson had at the Battle of Trafalgar is sold in Cornwall for £8,000

The Wellington Hotel
The Wellington Hotel in Boscastle. Parts of the hotel are 400 years old. A listed building of historic interest. The restaurant of the Wellington Hotel in Boscastle is being refurbished by the BBC's Changing Rooms team after the hotel was badly damaged in the August floods

camping parks in Cornwall
campsites in cornwall - a list of campsites in Cornwall. Penhale Caravan and Camping Park Fowey is a small family run park close to the sea, the Eden Project and the Heligan Gardens. Camping at Keveral - yurts and tipis available for hire. Cornish Tipi Holidays is set in the Cornish countryside in Tregildrans Quarry near Wadebridge and the nearest village is two miles away. view a panorama of Cornish Tipi Holidays from lookaround cornwall


Ises of Scilly and narcissi
the Isle's Of Scilly has five small inhabited islands and other small rocky islets 28 miles off Lands End Cornwall. The five inhabited islands are St. Mary's, Tresco, St. Martin's, Bryher and St Agnes. They have an exceptionally mild climate and are a beautiful haven of peace and tranquility. Former British Prime Minister Harold Wilson took his annual summer holidays here and is buried on St Mary's. 1965 film of Harold Wilson on holiday on the isles of Scilly a Pathe 1965 film of Harold Wilson on holiday on the isles. The isles are famous for narcissi. watch a 1937 short film of daffodils from British Pathe a 1937 short film of daffodils from British Pathe. Fragrance experts are heading to the Isles of Scilly to capture and describe the scent of locally-grown narcissi. View photographs of Scilly. Council of the Isles of Scilly. An Ancient sword unearthed on the isle's. Scilly webcam, daily updated photographs of the Isles of Scilly. Buildings on Samson an uninhabited island in the Scillies are to be preserved as part of a conservation programme. A Island Parish was a BBC2 tv series about a year in the life on the Isles of Scilly. A rare bird is seen in the Isles of Scilly

Tresco island is one of five inhabited islands of the Isle's of Scilly, 29 miles South West of Lands End. It is famous for the Tresco Abbey garden

St Martin's Ilses of Scilly
St Martin's is a beautiful Island in the Isles of Scilly. watch 1963 British Pathe film of the Ilse's of Scilly 1963 British Pathe film of the Isles of Scilly

Tamar Valley
Tamar Valley an area rich in beauty and history has formed the border between Cornwall and Devon. The valley is marked by four ancient towns, Launceston, Tavistock, Callington and Saltash. Petition over valley flood plans. Tamar Valley tourism

Coverack is a pretty fishing village on the East coast of the Lizard with a small stone quay. Coverack is very peaceful and uncrowded. The Paris hotel on the harbour takes its name from an American ship which ran aground here at the turn of the century. View photos of Coverack. Old Images of Coverack. More photos of Coverack

Portloe is an attractive fishing village in Veryan bay. View pictures of Portloe

Truro recommended city is a very attractive small city. Truro was chosen as the site for the County's only cathedral completed in 1910. Truro has fine Georgian buildings and the most extensive shopping facilities in Cornwall. Truro has changed considerably in the last ten years. Enjoy Truro - a personal guide to the city. Lemon street market. View photographs of Truro. More photos of Truro. Builders uncover historic remains. Truro’s cycling secrets unveiled in a new off road biking guide. Carrick District Council. View a map of Truro. scenes of Truro and Port Isacc in the 1920's and 1930's scenes of Truro and Port Isacc in the 1920's and 1930's. View a 360 degree fullscreen interactive panorama of Truro. Truro now has FairTrade City status. Truro Uncovered a project to document the history of Truro. Historic walks in Truro. Truro-Morlaix Twinning Association. How Truro created Christmas musical history. The Truro Shops We Remember page

Launceston is the ancient capital and gateway to Cornwall. Dating back to Celtic times the whole of Launceston is steeped in history. View photos of Launceston. Launceston 2020 Community Web Site. Lawrence House Georgian town house. The Heritage Lottery Fund grant will be used to regenerate Launceston town centre over a period of four years

Cornish towns and villages
Towns and Villages is an A to Z of Cornish towns and villages. Cornwall towns and parishes from Genuki. Cornish towns and villages. Cornwall towns and villages

Port Isaac
Port Isaac is an unspoilt fishing village, on the coast of North Cornwall. The film Saving Grace was filmed here and also the TV series Doc Martin. watch a 1938 film of Port Isaac from British Pathe a 1938 film of Port Isaac from British Pathe. View photos of Port Isaac. scenes of Truro and Port Isacc in the 1920's and 1930's scenes of Truro and Port Isacc in the 1920's and 1930's. Port Isaac fishermen singing a shanty Port Isaac fishermen singing a shanty.The Fisherman's Friends choir from Port Isaac receive a special BBC Radio 2 Folk Award

Boscastle harbour
Boscastle is a picturesque village in the Valency valley with a small harbour in North Cornwall. The National Trust is a major land and property owner in Boscastle. Boscastle vicar Christine Musser is a 'TV star'. View photos of Boscastle. The Boscastle Busker. A food, arts and craft festival in Boscastle on the 8th and 9th October 2005 is being supported by local celebrities, including Cornish-born Olympic gold medallist Ed Coode. Transcript of an 1880 article on a visit to Boscastle. £1.5m for Boscastle regeneration. Boscastle on alert after flooding on 21st June 2007. watch a news story from the BBC  a BBC news story about the June 2007 Boscastle flood. watch a news story from the BBC  a BBC news story about Boscastle's flood defences

Boscastle flood 2004 - a major incident is declared by rescue services in north Cornwall after a huge wave crashed through Boscastle on 16th August 2004. watch a film from the BBC a small film of the flood from BBC news. watch a film from the BBC another short film from the BBC. Also from the BBC view pictures of the flood and the aftermath. Pictures of the flood from the Guardian newspaper. The enormity of the overall financial damage to homes and businesses is just starting to sink in. The Museum of Witchcraft in Boscastle has been severely affected by the floods and also the Wellington hotel. A medieval horseshoe is being auctioned to help raise money for the victims of the Boscastle flood disaster. Trust team starts to clear river. watch a film from the BBC a news film of the clear up of Boscastle from the BBC on the 15/10/04. Boscastle Flood Book, a newly published book about the day of the Boscastle Flood written by David Rowe. A leaflet about the Boscastle flood has been published. Download the leaflet from North Cornwall District Council. The village is getting back on it's feet. The restaurant of the Wellington Hotel in Boscastle is being refurbished by the BBC's Changing Rooms team after the hotel was badly damaged in the August floods. Boscastle gets rebuild go-ahead watch a film from  BBC 24 news a news film from BBC 24 ( 12/01/05). North Cornwall Fund reaches £380,000. Boscastle has a May Day celebration to mark its recovery. watch a film from  BBCC  news a news film about the celebration. £1.5m for Boscastle regeneration. Boscastle flood scheme on display. Boscastle villagers are upset at flood prevention plans which include destroying a 19th Century bridge. people object to plans for a modern bridge in Boscastle. Flood defences have been put in place in of Boscastle despite local opposition. watch a film from  BBCC  news a news story about the defences

Lamorna Cove
Lamorna is an attractive rocky cove. Lamorna harbour was established for the export of granite. View photos of Lamorna cove

Morvah is a moorland parish, 6 miles north-west from Penzance. A pasty day festival takes place on the first Tuesday of August, every year in Morvah

Mevagissey is one of Englands last traditional fishing villages. View photographs of Mevagissey. Mevagissey has a working harbour. Photos of Mevagissey. Signs in Mevagissey have been taken down following complaints. The future of a Mevagissey harbour. Mevagissey Tourist Information Centre

Marazion is an ancient market town and gateway to St Michael's Mount. View photos of Marazion. A Bronze statue believed to be worth several thousand pounds has been stolen from Maypole Gardens in Marazion

St Agnes
St Agnes is a small seaport with a sandy beach. View an interactive 360 degree panorama of St Agnes village. There are tin mines in the vicinity. John Opie the painter was born here in 1761. St Agnes was also home of the South West Film Studios. View photos of St Agnes. The latest Doctor Who book witten by local author Louise Cooper is set in St Agnes. St Agnes Heritage Trail. St Agnes museum. St Agnes receives dark sky status

History of Helston
Helston History - 'keeping alive memories of old Helston, Porthleven and the Lizard Peninsula'. A Helston rare collectable five pound note from the 19th century is to be auctioned.

Helston is the home of the furry dance, and is an old market town. The town has always been closely associated with mining. View photos of Helston. Just under £1m is to be spent in Helston on relandscaping the Coronation Park and the old Cattle Market area, and building a brand new cafe. ShelterBox in Helston provide emergency shelter and lifesaving supplies for families around the world who are affected by disasters

Fowey was once a centre of the Cornish china clay industry, but is now a popular yachting destination. Fowey tourist Information including summaries and descriptions of visitor attractions, events and accommodation. The Daphne Du Maurier festival of arts and literature is a ten day event held in Fowey in mid May. View photographs of Fowey. watch a 1938 British Pathe film of Fowey a 1938 British Pathe film of Fowey. Tywardreath and Golant

Polruan is an old fishing village separated from Fowey by the estuary. View photos of Polruan

Roseland Peninsula
Roseland Peninsula is where the river meets the sea, the peninsula runs almost due south from Tregony. On its western side it flanks the River Fal and the estuary called Carrick Roads. view Pictures of the Roseland. Portscatho located seven miles South East of Truro, is a pretty fishing village on the Roseland peninsula

Caravan Parks and Campsites in Cornwall
Caravan Parks and Campsites in Cornwall - find caravan parks and campsites in Cornwall with Caravan Sitefinder


St Ives recommended coastal resort is a picturesque resort in the far west of Cornwall. It is an important centre of the arts. Though originally a fishing village, St Ives has for the last 150 years become both a popular holiday destination and an internationally renowned school of painting. It has attracted many famous artists over the years. watch a 1948 British Pathe film about the St. Ives art colony a 1948 British Pathe film about St. Ives. The St. Ives September Festival springs from the heart of St Ives for two weeks in September. watch a 1959 British Pathe short film about St Ives including Bernard Leach and Barbara Hepworth a 1959 British Pathe short film about St Ives. View photographs of St Ives. Carbis Bay is about a twenty minute walk on the coastal path from St Ives or you can catch a train. Lovely views from the Carbis Bay hotel. Lelant is a lovely coastal village further along the coast from Carbis Bay with dunes on it's beach. The remains of the hamlet Trowan close to St Ives has been restored. One St Ives a guide to St Ives with tourist information. St. Ives is named best seaside town 2007. The St Ivean - the campaigning blog with news, opinion and the arts from St Ives. Spooky St. Ives is a light-hearted look at St Ives. Walk from St Ives to Penzance. The St Ives blog with a weekly what's on guide. The St Ives Memory Bay oral history project started in July 2008. The St. Ives Jazz club.

Hayle harbour
Hayle is translated from the Cornish 'Heyl' meaning estuary is about 4 miles from St. Ives. Hayle has 3 miles of sand. SOS Hayle is campaigning for the preservation of Hayle beach, harbour, Towans, (dunes) and estuary. Hayle Eye news and dicussion with local walks, history, flora and fauna guide. North east of Hayle is Godrevy island with the famous lighthouse which inspired Virginia Woolf

Perranporth is a family resort and it is well known for its surfing beaches. Once a mining area and the home of the late Winston Graham author of the famous Poldark novels. Thousands of people march across the dunes at Perranporth each year to celebrate St Pirans day. Perranzabuloe Folk Museum Perranporth. View photos of Perranporth. watch a  British Pathe short film 1968 a 1968 short British Pathe film of a surf boat called "Coo Gee" presented to the Perranporth Surf Life Saving Club. Hundreds turn up for Perranporth hotel meeting

St Tudy
st tudy lies close to Bodmin moor. The ancient parish church of St Tudy is noted for it's three carved slate monuments. Captain Bligh captain of the 'Bounty' was born in St Tudy in 1754. Edward George the former govener of the bank of England lives in St Tudy. He is also known as Baron George of St Tudy. Eddie George dies in 2009

Crowan Mill
crowan village and parish. The parish of Crowan is in Kerrier District and Crowan village is about half way between Camborne. It was a centre of tin and copper mining. There are remains of a Bronze-age stone circle on Crowan Beacon and several Iron-age defended farms

Lizard Peninsula
Lizard Peninsula - the peninsula is unique, almost surrounded by the sea. A network of small communities it has been designated as an area of outstanding beauty. Basking sharks, which have come to feed on plankton, are seen off the Lizard in Cornwall. The Helford river is recognised for its scenic beauty and biological importance. A curled octopus said to be the largest octopus of its kind found in the sea off Britain, was caught accidentally by a fisherman in a crab pot off the Lizard. Don Taylor who lives on the Lizard Peninsula uses Cornish serpentine and driftwood to make furniture, jewelry and other a film  about Serpentine rock a 1963 small film about serpentine rock from British Pathe. Lizard Coast & Villages

St Mabyn
St Mabyn
is one of few parishes in Cornwall with a truly hilltop churchtown. The tower of the church is a landmark for many miles around

Saltash Heritage
Saltash is the gateway to Cornwall and stands to the south of the meeting of the rivers Tamar and Tavy. It is dominated by Brunel's Royal Albert bridge. View photos of Saltash. The early history of Saltash is closely linked with Trematon Castle. Saltash is reviving a pageant which last took place in 1938 to mark the start of the annual regatta. Local artists are being asked to come up with ideas to help create a new art trail in Saltash. Saltash Environmental Action group is hoping to help bring in a ban on plastic bags from shops. Saltash Cornish Cross stands high above the Tamar River in Saltash, alongside the A38 and the Tamar Road Bridge. The Cross marks the Gateway into Cornwall for millions of visitors

Zennor is famous for it's mermaid. D H Lawrence and his German wife lived in Zennor during the first world war. Zennor is only a few miles from St Ives. Patrick Heron the famous abstract artist lived in Zennor. The Zennor Quoit burial Chamber. View photos of Zennor. The Tinners Arms

St Just
St Just occupies the north-west corner of the Lands End Peninsula. The earliest footprints discovered in the St Just area are those of the Mesolithic Hunter Gatherer. view a slideshow of St. Just. St Just heritage area

Redruth was formerly the capital of the largest and richest metal mining area in Britain. Redruth local information. Redruth town trail. View photos of Redruth. St Day and Carharrack online. St Day is about 2 miles east of Redruth. A bronze mining sculpture has been erected at the top of Lower Fore Street Redruth

Camborne as a 'town' is a comparatively recent construction. Camborne Old Cornwall Society. Much of the town's growth is associated with the mining boom during the first half of the 19th century. Camborne Clock Tower Complex. View photos of Camborne. Kerrier District Council.
TR14ers police-led community dance group based in Camborne. Camborne is voted one of the best in the UK for top shopping. Archive film footage of Camborne dating back to the 1920s has been rediscovered in Cornwall. New Camborne railway museum and archive store planned by Trevithick Society

Porthcurno is the centre for the history of international telegraph communications. The open-air Minack Theatre is above the western end of Porthcurno beach

Cadgwith the naturally protected cove is still home to a small fleet of crabbing boats. The village is crammed with cottages made from rough lumps of serpentine and roofed with thatch. View photos of Cadgwith The film Ladies in Lavender was filmed in Cadgwith. Photos of Cadgwith by Simon Marsh. .listen to the Cadgwith anthem to the Cadgwith Anthem sung by Steeleye Span. The lyrics of the song

Market House St Austell
St Austell is Cornwall's largest town. View photos of St Austell. Flags by Lucy Birbeck mark the regeneration of St Austell .watch a BBC news video about the regeneration of St Austell a BBC news video about the regeneration of St Austell. Restormel Borough Council website. Carlyon Bay Watch. Large reserves of china clay were discovered in St Austell in the mid-eighteenth century by William Cookworthy. The Friends of Rescorla is a campaign to establish the former Methodist Chapel in the village of Rescorla near St Austell as a rural centre for cultural and educational activities. Plans for major improvements to St Austell. St Austell Old Cornwall Society web page. St Austell is famous for the St. Austell Brewery. Work on a new cinema starts in St. Austell as part of it's regeneration. A multi-million pound shopping centre is opened in St Austell. White River Way - this 1.5 mile walk takes you on a historical journey through St Austell and the Trenance Valley

Camelford is the ideal base to explore North Cornwall. This is the land which inspired the writings of Hardy and Tennyson. Camelford is situated on the edge of Bodmin moor. View photos of Camelford

Tintagel is famous for it's castle. It is known throughout the world for its links to the legends of King Arthur and Merlin. Tintagel is situated on the North coast of Cornwall. View photos of Tintagel. Tintagel has had a three million pound facelift

Trepanning  is an isolated village in Cornwall
Trepanning is a village in Cornwall so isolated that it is located a short way from the outskirts of itself. It does not appear on any official maps except its own and no roads lead in or out of the village

marriages at St Keverne 1608 to 1812
St Keverne a village on the Lizard Peninsula is in the coastal parish of St Keverne one of the largest parishes in Cornwall. The Parish of St Keverne consists of the villages of St Keverne, Coverack, Porthallow and Porthoustock and several hamlets including Traboe, Rosenithon, Tregowris and Ponsongath. St Keverne village has a beautiful church. View old Images of St Keverne. St Keverne Local History Society. The St Keverne Parish Hall

Herodsfoot is small village in South East Cornwall. Herodsfoot is recorded as one of the oldest sites for mining in SE Cornwall

Bodmin - in 1836 Bodmin officially became the County Town when it became the sole Cornish location for the Assizes. In the late 19th century Bodmin began to lose county functions to Truro when the town became Cornwall's cathedral city and the newly formed County Council was established there. View photos of Bodmin. Olympic gold medallist Ed Coode from Lanhydrock. New Henge unearthed at A30 roadworks near Bodmin. Residents in Bodmin are hoping to renovate a derelict hall on a former hospital site so the local community can use it. watch a BBC news story a BBC news video. Berry Tower Bodmin

Crantock is near the mouth of the river Gannel opposite Newquay. The ancient church has some good carving



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