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The Cornish Guide - Cornwall / Kernow

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Towns, Villages & popular locations in Cornwall

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Here we include links & more information for a number of popular locations across Cornwall. Click on 'more' for further information including things to do in that particular area.

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Bodmin

 

Bodmin lies in the centre of Cornwall, south-west of Bodmin Moor...more

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Boscastle

 

The harbour is a natural inlet protected by two stone harbour walls built in 1584...more

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Bodmin Moor

 

Was known as Fowey Moor after the River Fowey which rises from it...more

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Bude

 

North Cornwall gem, previously called Bude Haven...more

Callington

Callington

 

Lies between Bodmin Moor & Dartmoor in east Cornwall...more

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Camelford

 

Camelford has been repeatedly linked to the legendary Camelot, and Camlann...more

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Camborne

 

Once one of the richest tin mining areas in the world...more

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Charlestown

 

Charlestown grew out of a small fishing village called West Polmear...more

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Falmouth

 

Falmouth is famous for its harbour and is the largest port in Cornwall...more

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Helston

 

The most southerly town on the island of Great Britain...more

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Fowey

 

Popular legend has it that Jesus visited Fowey as a child...more

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Kingsand & Cawsand

 

Well known for their smuggling and fishing history...more

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Launceston

 

Launceston was once served by two different railway lines...more

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Lerryn

 

Delightful riverside village in mid Cornwall near Lostwithiel...more

Liskeard

Liskeard

 

An ancient stannary and market town south of Bodmin Moor...more

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Looe

 

Popular family holiday location on the south Cornish coast...more

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Lizard Peninsula

 

The most southerly point of the British mainland is near Lizard Point...more

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Lostwithiel

 

Sitting proudly astride the River Fowey in mid Cornwall...more

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Mevagissey

 

Quintessential Cornish fishing village in south Cornwall...more

Newlyn

Newlyn

 

Busy fishing town close to Penzance in west Cornwall...more

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Mousehole

 

Gorgeous little village located in south west Cornwall...more

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Newquay

 

Vibrant Cornish town with masses to do for every age group...more

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Padstow

 

Another fantastic Cornish location on the north coast of Cornwall...more

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Penzance

 

Penzance means 'holy headland' in the Cornish language...more

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Polperro

 

Quintessential Cornish fishing village in south Cornwall...more

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Polzeath

 

Popular north Cornish beach with great facilities...more

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Polruan

 

Sits opposite Fowey at the mouth of the River Fowey...more

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Port Isaac

 

Much loved north Cornish location famed for Doc Martin...more

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Portreath

 

Located in west Cornwall close to many popular visitor attractions...more

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Portscatho

 

Quaint little village on the Roseland Peninsula...more

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Roseland Peninsula

 

A sheltered part of Cornwall on the south coast...more

Seaton

Seaton

 

Small seaside village along the south Cornish coast...more

Saltash

Saltash

 

Looks over the scenic Tamar river and out over 'bandit country'...more

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Sennen

 

Exposed along the west Cornwall coastline close to Lands End...more

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St Austell

 

Cornwalls largest town, home of the renowned Eden Project...more

Porthkidney Sands beach

St Ives

 

One of Cornwalls premier holiday locations on the west coast...more

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St Just in Penwith

 

The most westerly town in mainland Britain...more

St Mawes Ferry

St Mawes

 

Sits oppposite Falmouth looking across Carrick Roads...more

King Harry Ferry

St Just in Roseland

 

Tucked away on the beautiful Roseland Peninsula...more

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Tintagel

 

Tintagel Castle is one of the UK's most visited attractions...more

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Torpoint

 

Located in east Cornwall on the Rame Peninsula...more

Truro

Truro

 

The official capital of Cornwall makes a good base to tour the county...more

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Wadebridge

 

Home of the Camel Trail, Cornwalls most popular multi-use trail...more