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Pictures of Mount Edgcumbe Country Park

a Historic Building in the town of Torpoint, in the county of Cornwall

About Mount Edgcumbe Country Park

The earliest landscaped park in Cornwall, Mount Edgcumbe Country Park is also home to Mount Edgcumbe House; the former home of the Earls of Mount Edgcumbe. Set in superb Grade I Cornish Gardens within 865 acres Country Park on the Rame Peninsula, South East Cornwall, overlooking Plymouth Sound and the river Tamar.

There are 50 listed buildings within the park, a bronze age burial mound dating 1200BC, a small fort dating c 1545, a folly, and lots of other historic buildings and features to see, making Mount Edgcumbe House & Park a great day out for all the family.

Size: 865 acres
OS Grid Ref: SX451527

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Royal Albert Bridge, Plymouth

Plymouth (134 Pictures)

in the county of Devon

(2.2 miles, 3.6 km, direction NE)

This is a city that evokes stirring memories of England's great maritime past...

Newton Ferrers, Devon

Newton Ferrers (13 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Devon

(6.8 miles, 10.9 km, direction SE)

A place of sheer enchantment with narrow streets crammed with characterful properties, leading down to the estuary where many small boats are beached and moored...

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Looe (221 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cornwall

(12.1 miles, 19.5 km, direction W)

In far off medieval times both East and West Looe were granted a charter and each retained its own identity for several centuries...

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Polperro (213 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cornwall

(15.4 miles, 24.8 km, direction W)

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...

Peaceful waters

Dartmeet (14 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Devon

(18.6 miles, 29.9 km, direction NE)

A popular tourist and beauty spot on Dartmoor. It is the meeting point of the two major tributaries of the River Dart: the East Dart and West Dart...

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The Merchantant's House (1 Pictures)

(2.0 miles, 3.2 km, direction NE)

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Old Mother Hubbard's Cottage in Yealmpton, Devon

Old Mother Hubbard's Cottage (1 Pictures)

(8.0 miles, 12.9 km, direction E)

Many myths surround the legend of Old Mother Hubbard, did she exist or didn't she? but the cottage she is supposed to have.....

The Tower, Buckland Abbey, Devon

Buckland Abbey (4 Pictures)

(9.0 miles, 14.4 km, direction N)

Buckland Abbey is situated near Yelverton at the edge of the Dartmoor National Park. It was built as a 13th century Cistercian.....

Looe Monkey Sanctuary, Cornwall. April 2005

The Monkey Sanctuary (23 Pictures)

(10.6 miles, 17.0 km, direction W)

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The Old Guildhall and Gaol

(12.2 miles, 19.6 km, direction W)

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