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Pictures of St Breock Downs Monolith

in the town of Rosenannon, in the county of Cornwall

About St Breock Downs Monolith

St Breock Downs Monolith is Cornwall's largest and heaviest prehistoric monolith, weighing over 16 tonnes and standing around 5 metres high. It is standing at the summit of St Breok Downs, offering stunning 360 views. It is believed to be Late Neolithic or Early Bronze Age (around 2500-1500 BC) and is mentioned in antiquarian records as early as 1613.

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Rock from Padstow Harbour, Cornwall

Rock (18 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall

(4.8 miles, 7.7 km, direction N)

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

Padstow

Padstow (182 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cornwall

(5.0 miles, 8.0 km, direction NW)

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...

Bedruthan Steps, St Eval, Cornwall

St Eval (26 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall

(5.6 miles, 9.0 km, direction W)

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A look from above the cliff on Porthcotan Bay during high tide, December 2005, Cornwall.

Porthcothan (14 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall

(6.8 miles, 10.9 km, direction W)

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...

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

(7.0 miles, 11.2 km, direction N)

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...

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Prideaux Place, Near Padstow

Prideaux Place (3 Pictures)

(5.3 miles, 8.6 km, direction NW)

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

The Shire Hall, Bodmin, Cornwall

The Shire Hall (2 Pictures)

(6.9 miles, 11.1 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)

(7.0 miles, 11.3 km, direction E)

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

Lanhydrock springtime

Lanhydrock House (67 Pictures)

(8.1 miles, 13.1 km, direction E)

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

A picture of The Eden Project

The Eden Project (182 Pictures)

(10.2 miles, 16.5 km, direction SE)

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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