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Pictures of St Agnes

in the county of Cornwall

St Agnes Mines

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About St Agnes

Once one of the centers of the cornish tin mining industry, St Agnes is steeped in mining history, with many old engine houses to be seen around the area. The tin from St Agnes is still in production today at the only Tin streaming works in Cornwall.
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Portreath

Portreath (54 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall

(5.2 miles, 8.4 km, direction SW of St Agnes)

Portreath lies on Cornwall's magnificent North-western coast, it occupies a picture-postcard valley setting of woods, streams and fine rural meadow-land, with its crowning glory being the beach lying beneath rugged cliffs topped with springy turf and heathers...

Truro View.

Truro (41 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Cornwall

(7.6 miles, 12.2 km, direction SE of St Agnes)

Truro, today is Cornwall's unofficial capital and adminstrative centre but in the Middle Ages Truro was one of the towns which controlled Cornwall's flourishing tin mining industry...

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Newquay (150 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall

(9.1 miles, 14.6 km, direction NE of St Agnes)

What a rare blessing Newquay has in its mile upon mile of sheltered, golden beaches that offer a safe haven for sun-worshippers and surfers alike...

Coastal Viewpoint in Falmouth, Cornwall

Falmouth (91 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall

(12.7 miles, 20.4 km, direction SE of St Agnes)

Think of Falmouth and you immediately think of the sparkling sea in a bay alive with busy colourful pleasure and sailing boats all jostling along in bright sunshine. You think.....

Hayle Beach, Cornwall

Hayle (29 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall

(13.0 miles, 21.0 km, direction SW of St Agnes)

Three miles of golden sands backed by impressive sand dunes have made Hayle a perfect summer place for families to enjoy a holiday. It is an old town, made prosperous in the 18th-century when John Harvey opened his tin, copper and foundry business..

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Callestock Cider Farm, Penhallow, Cornwall. 1996.

Callestock Cider Farm (5 Pictures)

(3.4 miles, 5.4 km, direction E)

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East Pool Mining Museum at Pool near Redruth Cornwall.

Cornish Mines and Engines (4 Pictures)

(6.3 miles, 10.1 km, direction SW)

This museum set on lonely cliffs far above the swirling Atlantic Ocean is where visitors to the area can learn all about.....

Carn Brae Castle and Monument. January 2005.

Carn Brae Castle (6 Pictures)

(6.8 miles, 10.9 km, direction S)

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Truro, Cornwall. Truro Cathedral from the river

Truro Cathedral (22 Pictures)

(8.1 miles, 13.0 km, direction SE)

A former 16th-century parish church once stood on the site of this sumptuous cathedral, which was designed by John Loughborough.....

Close up of the seals on Godvery Beach, Cornwall

Godrevy (45 Pictures)

(10.1 miles, 16.3 km, direction SW)

This hauntingly beautiful spot was initially made famous by centuries of shipwreck caused by perilous rocks scattered around its.....

Trewithen June 2009

Trewithen Gardens (24 Pictures)

(12.3 miles, 19.7 km, direction E)

Trewithen is a glorious 18th-century house built by Thomas Edwards and decorated in Rococo style. It forms a backdrop for.....

Pendennis Castle, Pendennis Point, Falmouth, Cornwall

Pendennis Castle (11 Pictures)

(13.4 miles, 21.6 km, direction SE)

Built at the side of a naturally deep harbour Pendennis Castle forms one of Henry VIII's coastal defences, built to guard against.....


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