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Arthur's profile


(0.7 miles, 1.2 km)

Legendry seat of King Arthur, graced with spectacular cliff scenery and the ruins of a castle built for the Earl of Cornwall in 1145, and of a Celtic Monastery. King Arthur's.....

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Boscastle, Cornwall


(3.3 miles, 5.3 km, direction E)

Boscastle is favoured with the only natural harbour along a rugged rock strewn twenty mile stretch of North Cornish Coast...

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Port Gaverne

Port Gaverne

(5.9 miles, 9.5 km, direction SW)

The village itself was especially noted for Pilchards, a fact which caused many fishermen in the 19th-century to make this little place their home. ..

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Port Isaac Beach

Port Isaac

(6.1 miles, 9.7 km, direction SW)

Port Isaac offers visitors many rich experiences from strolls around its ancient streets and narrow alleys criss-crossing the hillside, to simply standing on the top of a cliff watching the foaming waves of the changing tide...

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Watergate Bay, Cornwall


(6.5 miles, 10.5 km, direction SE)

Watergate occupies a lovely location between the picturesque fishing harbour of Padstow and the exciting surfing beaches of Newquay...

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

New Polzeath

(9.4 miles, 15.1 km, direction SW)

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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Polzeath seashore coastline


(9.5 miles, 15.3 km, direction SW)

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

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Rock, Cornwall


(10.7 miles, 17.2 km, direction SW)

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

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The Main Street of Wadebridge


(11.2 miles, 18.0 km, direction S)

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

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Padstow Harbour, Cornwall


(11.9 miles, 19.2 km, direction SW)

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...

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Inside Merlin's Cave, Tintagel, Cornwall.

Merlin's Cave

(0.1 miles, 0.1 km)

This deep cavernous black slate hole, full of eyrie atmosphere is said to be the cave where the legendry King Arthur is purported.....

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Tintagel Post Office, Tintagel, Cornwall

Tintagel Old Post Office

(0.8 miles, 1.2 km)

This delightful stone building with its bright red pillar-box fitted into its ancient wall is found in the coastal village of.....

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Prehistoric petroglyph in The Rocky Valley, Tintagel, Cornwall

The Rocky Valley

(1.5 miles, 2.4 km, direction E)

A picturesque valley leading down to the sea and some wonderful coastal scenery. Situated between Tintagel Castle and.....

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Jamaica Inn, Bodmin

Jamaica Inn

(11.5 miles, 18.5 km, direction SE)

Built as a staging post in the middle of Bodmin Moor, Jamaica Inn was immortalised by Daphne du Maurier in her famous novel of.....

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Prideaux Place, Near Padstow

Prideaux Place

(12.0 miles, 19.2 km, direction SW)

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

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The famous and historic Bodmin Moor, Bodmin, Cornwall

Bodmin Moor

(12.1 miles, 19.4 km, direction SE)


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View of inner floor levels from main jail

Bodmin Jail

(13.7 miles, 22.0 km, direction S)


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St Breock

St Breock Downs Monolith

(14.0 miles, 22.5 km, direction SW)

St Breock Downs Monolith is Cornwall's largest and heaviest prehistoric monolith, weighing over 16 tonnes and standing around 5.....

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The Shire Hall, Bodmin, Cornwall

The Shire Hall

(14.0 miles, 22.5 km, direction S)

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

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I'm going round the bend.

Bodmin & Wenford Railway

(14.3 miles, 23.0 km, direction S)

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

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