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Boscastle, Cornwall

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

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Bude, Cornwall

Backed in parts by grassy downs, the wide sandy sweep of Bude Bay with creamy waves flowing in endless procession from the Atlantic make this a perfect summer place for surfers...

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Falmouth, Cornwall

Think of Falmouth and you immediately think of the sparkling sea in a bay alive with busy colourful pleasure and sailing boats all jostling along in bright sunshine. You think.....

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Fowey, Cornwall

The picturesque harbour town of Fowey has a history as colourful as some of the pretty boats sailing in and out of its waters...

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Gorran Haven, Cornwall

Historically, this beautiful location is said to be the place where Sir Henry Treworth of Bodruggan spurred his horse over the cliffs in 1485...

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Looe, Cornwall

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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Marazion, Cornwall

The picturesque village of Marazion with its quaint cottages, shops and pubs, is in a sublime position on the west Cornwall peninsula..

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Mevagissey, Cornwall

One of a ribbon of picturesque fishing villages dotting the fabled Cornish coastline. Mevagissey has ancient buildings flanking steep and extremely narrow streets which during.....

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Mousehole, Cornwall

This delightful coastal village, with its wealth of history, lovely old harbour and beautiful headland walks, makes an interesting base for exploring the superb scenery of Mount's Bay and Land's End...

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Newquay, Cornwall

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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Newquay, Cornwall

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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Padstow, Cornwall

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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Penzance, Cornwall

A jolly town with a year round holiday atmosphere, where everyone is made to feel welcome...

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Perranporth, Cornwall

Perranporth has a spectacular golden sandy beach which stretches for about 3 miles along the coast...

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Polperro, Cornwall

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...

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Polzeath, Cornwall

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

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Port Isaac, Cornwall

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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Portreath, Cornwall

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...

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Sennen, Cornwall

Sennen is but a stone's throw from the towering cliffs of Land's End from which there are magnificent views across a swirling deep blue ocean, its waves, tinged with a creamy-white froth, sometimes hiding bulky, basking sharks...

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Sennen Cove, Cornwall

Sennen Cove lies at the foot of steeply rising slopes to which old whitewashed cottages cling haphazardly around the hillside...

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