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in the county of Cornwall
The distinctive spires of echium, a common plant in Cornwall, seen here near Portscatho

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St Mawes

St Mawes (61 Pictures) in the county of Cornwall

(2.4 miles, 3.8 km, direction SW of Portscatho)

St. Mawes is the stuff picture postcards are made of, the sunlight reflecting on the frothy ocean waves, the warm sea breezes, dreamy thatched cottages overlooking the bay...

Trebah Gardens

Falmouth (97 Pictures) a Seaside Town in the county of Cornwall

(4.5 miles, 7.2 km, direction W of Portscatho)

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.....

Portloe

Portloe (5 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Cornwall

(4.6 miles, 7.4 km, direction NE of Portscatho)

"One of the least spoiled and most impressive of Cornish fishing villages" - Sir John Betjeman (famous poet 1906-1984)..

Truro backstreet

Truro (41 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of Cornwall

(6.7 miles, 10.8 km, direction NW of Portscatho)

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...

Mevagissey Lighthouse, Cornwall

Mevagissey (248 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Cornwall

(10.2 miles, 16.4 km, direction NE of Portscatho)

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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St Mawes Castle - the sea view.

St Mawes Castle (12 Pictures)

(2.8 miles, 4.5 km, direction SW)

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.....

St. Anthony's Lighthouse. near Falmouth, England

St Anthony Head (1 Pictures)

(3.2 miles, 5.1 km, direction SW)

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

Pendennis Castle, Pendennis Point, Falmouth, Cornwall

Pendennis Castle (11 Pictures)

(4.0 miles, 6.4 km, direction SW)

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

Truro, Cornwall. Truro Cathedral from the river

Truro Cathedral (23 Pictures)

(6.3 miles, 10.2 km, direction NW)

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

A picture of Trewithen Gardens, near Truro, Cornwall

Trewithen Gardens (24 Pictures)

(8.0 miles, 12.9 km, direction N)

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

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Trebah Garden (14 Pictures)

(8.3 miles, 13.4 km, direction SW)

Trebah Garden occupys one of Cornwall's most dramatic landscapes, set into a beautiful wooded ravine descending towards a private.....

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

Glendurgan Garden (23 Pictures)

(8.3 miles, 13.4 km, direction SW)

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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