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The Shepherd and Dog


in the county of West Sussex

St. Johns Church, Woodbridge


in the county of Suffolk

Wheal Coates Tin Mine

St Agnes

in the county of Cornwall

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Recommended towns & villages near St. Catherine's Castle

Poruan, Cornwall - view from Fowey


(0.7 miles, 1.2 km)

A holiday resort of considerable merit and charm...

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Fowey Estuary


(0.8 miles, 1.3 km)

The picturesque harbour town of Fowey has a history as colourful as some of the pretty boats sailing in and out of its waters...

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(1.7 miles, 2.8 km, direction NW)

Polkerris in St.Austell's Bay has a lovely sandy beach backed by a cluster of cottages built haphazardly along a narrow village street leading towards the wooded hills and cliffs which give shelter to this enchanting little cove...

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Charlestown harbour, Cornwall


(4.9 miles, 7.9 km, direction W)

This lovely little port hugs the rugged south Cornish coast overlooking picturesque St. Austell Bay...

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Polperro Harbour, Cornwall


(5.5 miles, 8.8 km, direction E)

Jagged rocks rise as if to guard the entrance to the picturesque harbour of this enchanting fishing village which has for decades been a magnet for tourists and a mecca for artists from all over England...

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A street in Lostwithiel, Cornwall


(5.5 miles, 8.9 km, direction N)

Lostwithiel, once the 13th-century capital of Cornwall and lively centre of the tin trade, sits on the River Fowey in the heart of the Fowey Valley...

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Eden Project

St Austell

(6.2 miles, 10.0 km, direction W)

One of the blessings of St. Austell, is its parish church, a glorious structure that has a beautiful carved 15th-century tower built of local yellow stone. ..

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Pentewan Beach March 2012


(6.5 miles, 10.4 km, direction W)

Set amidst enchanting countryside, Pentewan has caravan and camping sites making it a popular resort for families. It has a fine sandy beach which is ideal for beach-games, swimming, fishing and other watersports...

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Too narrow for a car here.


(7.5 miles, 12.0 km, direction SW)

One of a ribbon of picturesque fishing villages dotting the fabled Cornish coastline. Mevagissey has ancient buildings flanking steep and extremely narrow streets which during.....

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Spring evening

Gorran Haven

(8.8 miles, 14.2 km, direction SW)

Historically, this beautiful location is said to be the place where Sir Henry Treworth of Bodruggan spurred his horse over the cliffs in 1485...

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Recommended attractions near St. Catherine's Castle

Diving platform in Readymoney Cove, near Fowey, Cornwall

Readymoney Cove

(0.2 miles, 0.3 km)

Readymoney Cove is a sheltered sandy cove near to Fowey in Cornwall...

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Japanese Garden at Pine Lodge Gardens, St Austell, Cornwall

Pine Lodge Gardens

(4.6 miles, 7.3 km, direction W)


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Eden -  Tropical Biome

The Eden Project

(4.7 miles, 7.6 km, direction NW)

This is a joyous celebration of precious plant life established as a millennium project to mark the birth of the 21st century. .....

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Restormel Castle.

Restormel Castle

(5.5 miles, 8.8 km, direction N)

Built around 1300, once home to Edward, the Black Prince, the great circular shell-keep survives in good condition and is the.....

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Polperro Model Village

Model Village & Land of Legend

(5.6 miles, 9.1 km, direction E)


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A young stag

Porfell Animal Land

(6.4 miles, 10.4 km, direction NE)

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Mevagissey Museum

(7.3 miles, 11.7 km, direction SW)


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World of Model Railways

(7.4 miles, 11.9 km, direction SW)


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Mud Maid in the Lost Garden of Heligan, Cornwall

Lost Gardens of Heligan

(7.9 miles, 12.7 km, direction W)


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Lanhydrock springtime

Lanhydrock House

(8.2 miles, 13.2 km, direction N)

Magnificent late Victorian country house with extensive servants' quarters, gardens and wooded estate...

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