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10 of the Prettiest Villages in Cornwall

Cornwall has an abundance of picturesque Villages to explore. Here we list just 10 of prettiest Villages for you to enjoy, with links to more about them and accommodation if you're looking to plan a visit.

1. Boscastle, Cornwall

Boscastle - Atlantic View ( August 2007 ) Image by PoE member Michael Page

What a joy it is to learn that beautiful Boscastle is now fully restored again following the dreadful..[more]

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2. Port Issac, Cornwall

Port Isaac in Cornwall Image by PoE member Tony Winfield

The Port Isaac of the 21st century is perhaps best known as the coastal village associated with the Television..[more]

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3. Mevagissey, Cornwall

Mevagissey June 2009 Image by PoE member Cees Zeelenberg

One of a ribbon of picturesque fishing villages dotting the fabled Cornish coastline. Mevagissey has..[more]

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4. Mousehole, Cornwall

Mousehole Harbour Image by PoE member Sarah Dawson

Increasingly popular 21st-century tourist destination which interestingly was sacked by Spanish troops..[more]

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5. Polperro, Cornwall

Polperro, Cornwall Image by PoE member Ian Gedge

Jagged rocks rise as if to guard the entrance to the picturesque harbour of this enchanting fishing village..[more]

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6. Charlestown, Cornwall

Charlestown Harbour Image by PoE member David Reynolds

This lovely little port hugs the rugged south Cornish coast overlooking picturesque St. Austell Bay...[more]

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7. Rock, Cornwall

Rock, on the Camel estuary opposite Padstow, Cornwall. Image by PoE member Hilary Hoad

Rock is known to have been visited by at least one Royal Prince. It is a favoured resort and the main..[more]

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8. Sennen, Cornwall

Sennen, Cornwall Image by PoE member Roger Morton

Sennen is but a stone's throw from the towering cliffs of Land's End from which there are magnificent..[more]

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9. Cadgwith, Cornwall

Thatched Cottages, Cadgwith, Cornwall Image by PoE member David Hubbard

This idyllic little cove is the place where Sir John Killigrew wanted to build a lighthouse but the crescendo..[more]

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10. Tintagel, Cornwall

View from Tintagel Castle, Tintagel in Cornwall Image by PoE member Tony Winfield

The local tourist industry in Tintagel leans heavily upon tales surrounding King Arthur and the Knights..[more]

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