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Marsden

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West Pentire, Polly Joke

Crantock (14 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cornwall (1.9 miles, 3.1 km, direction SW)

Situated on the River Gannel's estuary, Crantock beach offers low-tide sand backed by a broad expanse of dunes and low cliffs. It gains shelter from Pentire Point West which makes.....

Holywell Bay, Cornwall.

Holywell (11 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall (3.6 miles, 5.8 km, direction SW)

This pretty place is quieter than most on this coastline, it has a golden sandy beach stretching to almost a mile which offers idyllic sun-bathing and swimming conditions...

Rolling Seas Mawgan Porth

Mawgan Porth (23 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall (4.0 miles, 6.5 km, direction NE)

The glorious, almost white sands of Mawgan Porth, matches the creamy tips of the tumbling waves lapping the shore of this lovely coastal resort...

St Eval Chapel

St Eval (26 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall (5.7 miles, 9.2 km, direction NE)

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Surf's Up

Perranporth (73 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Cornwall (5.9 miles, 9.5 km, direction SW)

Perranporth has a spectacular golden sandy beach which stretches for about 3 miles along the coast...

Pothcothan beach in April

Porthcothan (14 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall (6.8 miles, 11.0 km, direction N)

Wildlife, wild plants, flowers, and winding lanes are typical of this part of Cornwall where Porthcothan beach is backed by an area of low dunes...

Lone chimney stack.

Trevellas (11 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall (7.7 miles, 12.5 km, direction SW)

Lovely coastal region lying at the mouth of Trevellas Coombe, a steep valley with stone built tall chimneys and the shell of a derelict engine house still standing as evocative reminders of the old Blue Hills Tin Mine...

Morning coffee at Constantine Bay

Constantine Bay (11 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall (8.5 miles, 13.6 km, direction N)

Constantine Bay lies south of Padstow, and just a short distance from Trevose Head. Here visitors will find a marvellous surf washed sandy beach backed by dunes where fences.....

St Agnes Mines

St Agnes (69 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall (9.1 miles, 14.6 km, direction SW)

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.....

Padstow and the Camel Estuary

Padstow (187 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cornwall (10.4 miles, 16.8 km, direction NE)

Padstow has become a phenomenon of the latter half of the 20th-century when Chef, Rick Stein, together with his endearing little dog, Chalky first burst upon our T.V. screens following the opening of his famous "Seafood Restaurant" which has since become a Mecca for fish and seafood lovers from all over the country and Europe...

Victoria Gardens, Truro

Truro (41 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Cornwall (10.6 miles, 17.0 km, direction S)

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...

Approaching Rock, Cornwall, from the Padstow Ferry

Rock (18 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall (11.6 miles, 18.7 km, direction NE)

Rock is known to have been visited by at least one Royal Prince...

The Main Street of Wadebridge

Wadebridge (21 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall (12.4 miles, 20.0 km, direction NE)

This enchanting place, is close to Padstow and Rock which are now renowed as excellent surfing resorts...

Pozeath beach

Polzeath (12 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Cornwall (12.9 miles, 20.8 km, direction NE)

This is an area of pleasant coves, delightful bays and quaint villages. ..

Bay at New Polzeath in early evening. Walk left on Beach for just yards to Polzeath.

New Polzeath (1 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall (13.2 miles, 21.2 km, direction NE)

New Polzeath overlooks the extensive sands at Hayles Bay, where westerly winds provide perfect conditions for surfers. Just north of New Polzeath you can find steps leading to a beautiful beach...

Horses galloping at Parr Sands, Nr St. Austell. Cornwall

St Austell (97 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall (13.7 miles, 22.1 km, direction SE)

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. ..

Dead Mans Locker

Portreath (54 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Cornwall (14.3 miles, 23.0 km, direction SW)

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...

Cornish Miner

Redruth (40 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall (14.3 miles, 23.0 km, direction SW)

Redruth was formerly the capital of the largest and richest metal mining area in Britain. ..

Tall ship at Charlestown, near St Austell, Cornwall

Charlestown (121 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall (15.0 miles, 24.2 km, direction SE)

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

Veryan

Veryan (4 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall (15.1 miles, 24.3 km, direction SE)

Popular Cornish resort in the heart of the beautiful Roseland peninsula, Veryan is a place of strong Cornish traditions which offers it's visitors a genuine welcome...

Recommended attractions near Newquay

Callestock Cider Farm, Penhallow, Cornwall. 1996.

Callestock Cider Farm (5 Pictures)

(7.6 miles, 12.3 km, direction S)

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Prideaux Place, Near Padstow

Prideaux Place (3 Pictures)

(10.5 miles, 16.8 km, direction NE)

This gorgeous historic house, caressed by lush creeping foliage lies in an outstanding position beside the waters of the River.....

A picture of Trewithen Gardens, near Truro, Cornwall

Trewithen Gardens (24 Pictures)

(10.7 miles, 17.2 km, direction SE)

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

Truro, Cornwall. Truro Cathedral from the river

Truro Cathedral (23 Pictures)

(10.8 miles, 17.3 km, direction S)

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

Mud Maid in the Lost Garden of Heligan, Cornwall

Lost Gardens of Heligan (148 Pictures)

(14.5 miles, 23.3 km, direction SE)

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Eden -  Tropical Biome

The Eden Project (182 Pictures)

(15.1 miles, 24.4 km, direction E)

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

Japanese Garden at Pine Lodge Gardens, St Austell, Cornwall

Pine Lodge Gardens (2 Pictures)

(15.2 miles, 24.5 km, direction E)

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Cornish Beam Engine, Pool, Cornwall - National Trust

Cornish Mines and Engines (4 Pictures)

(15.3 miles, 24.5 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, Redruth, Cornwall, on a beautiful clear day

Carn Brae Castle (6 Pictures)

(15.6 miles, 25.0 km, direction SW)

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The Shire Hall, Bodmin, Cornwall

The Shire Hall (2 Pictures)

(16.1 miles, 26.0 km, direction E)

This beautifully preserved building is one of Cornwall's gems from the 19th-century. The Shire Hall was built in 1838 and shows.....

I'm going round the bend.

Bodmin & Wenford Railway (21 Pictures)

(16.1 miles, 26.0 km, direction E)

This railway is Cornwall's only standard gauge railway still operated by steam locomotives and the trains run through some.....

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World of Model Railways

(16.2 miles, 26.0 km, direction SE)

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Lanhydrock springtime

Lanhydrock House (67 Pictures)

(16.6 miles, 26.7 km, direction E)

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

Restormel Castle.

Restormel Castle (45 Pictures)

(17.8 miles, 28.7 km, direction E)

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

St Mawes Castle - the sea view.

St Mawes Castle (12 Pictures)

(18.1 miles, 29.1 km, direction S)

Built by Henry VIII between 1540-45 due to the threat of invasion from Catholic France and Spain. Built as one of a pair, their.....

Pendennis Castle, Pendennis Point, Falmouth, Cornwall

Pendennis Castle (11 Pictures)

(18.6 miles, 29.9 km, direction S)

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

Godrevy Lighthouse

Godrevy (47 Pictures)

(18.9 miles, 30.3 km, direction SW)

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

St. Anthony's Lighthouse. near Falmouth, England

St Anthony Head (1 Pictures)

(19.1 miles, 30.7 km, direction S)

One of the world's largest natural harbours...

St. Catherine's Castle, Fowey, Cornwall

St. Catherine's Castle (18 Pictures)

(19.8 miles, 31.8 km, direction E)

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Glendurgan Gardens, in Cornwall.  Tree Heather in flower in March

Glendurgan Garden (23 Pictures)

(21.5 miles, 34.5 km, direction S)

These beautiful gardens are set on a rising landscape at the side of the Helford River. The gardens, mainly full of exotic trees.....


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