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Pictures of Trevellas

in the county of Cornwall

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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, built in the 1830's. At this time the whole valley was awash with mining activity. The demise of the industry in the 19th and 20th century left the landscape to return to nature, and the cliffs with their scattered rocks are now covered with yellow gorse and bracken.

These days, this pretty, scenic region is the haunt of holidaymakers. Nearby, Trevaunce Cove, a sandy bay with surf tinged rollers attracts the surfing fraternity, and offshore, lashed by the fury of Atlantic rollers, is the savage attraction of Bawden Rocks.

Trevallas lies between St.Agnes Head and Cligga Head, both offer stunning sea and coastal views. At St Agnes Head a path takes walkers to the summit of a 629 ft hill where in the 16th century a beacon was lit to warn of the approach of the Spanish Armada.

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View of Portreath harbour, Cornwall

Portreath (54 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Cornwall

(6.6 miles, 10.6 km, direction SW of Trevellas)

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...

Truro View.

Truro (41 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Cornwall

(7.1 miles, 11.4 km, direction SE of Trevellas)

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...

The Harbour @ Newquay

Newquay (149 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Cornwall

(7.7 miles, 12.5 km, direction NE of Trevellas)

What a rare blessing Newquay has in its mile upon mile of sheltered, golden beaches that offer a safe haven for sun-worshippers and surfers alike...

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Falmouth (91 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Cornwall

(12.9 miles, 20.8 km, direction S of Trevellas)

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Bedruthan Steps, St Eval, Cornwall

St Eval (26 Pictures)

in the county of Cornwall

(13.5 miles, 21.7 km, direction NE of Trevellas)

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Callestock Cider Farm, Penhallow, Cornwall. 1996.

Callestock Cider Farm (5 Pictures)

(2.5 miles, 3.9 km, direction SE)

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Truro, Cornwall. Truro Cathedral from the river

Truro Cathedral (23 Pictures)

(7.5 miles, 12.1 km, direction SE)

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

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Cornish Mines and Engines (4 Pictures)

(7.5 miles, 12.1 km, direction SW)

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Carn Brae Castle (6 Pictures)

(7.9 miles, 12.7 km, direction SW)

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A picture of Trewithen Gardens, near Truro, Cornwall

Trewithen Gardens (24 Pictures)

(11.3 miles, 18.1 km, direction E)

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

Godrevy Lighthouse, Godrevy, Cornwall.

Godrevy (46 Pictures)

(11.5 miles, 18.5 km, direction SW)

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St Mawes Castle, Cornwall

St Mawes Castle (12 Pictures)

(13.6 miles, 21.8 km, direction SE)

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