The City of
Truro is a beautiful city to visit. It has a unique history. In
the 19th and 20th centuries Truro was a very busy port and prior to
this a large mining and agricultural area. It has attracted wealthy
merchants and bankers in the past who built fine houses, turning
Truro into the architectural splendour we see today. Today Truro is
the centre of Cornwall for trade and commerce and has an
interesting mix of specialist shops and multinational stores.
The former County town of Cornwall, Bodmin has many interesting
buildings, including the Turret Clock, marking the site of the
ancient Butter Market, the Assize Hall, Shire House and the
notorious Bodmin Gaol. Above the town on Bodmin Beacon stands the
144 ft obelisk to Lt.-Gen. Sir Walter Raleigh Gilbert, descendant
of the Elizabethan sailors Raleigh and Gilbert - commemorating his
distinguished services in India.
Originally the hamlets of 'Peny-Cum-Quick' and 'Smethwick', they
merged to become Falmouth in 1661. Falmouth stands at the mouth of
the River Fal Estuary and is home to many fascinating tourist and
local attractions such as the National Maritime Museum and Trago
Helston is an ancient market town, first granted its charter in
the thirteenth century. Helston was one of the old coinage towns
where tin ingots were assayed and stamped to assess the duty to be
paid to the Duke of Cornwall. Home of the Furry dance and Culdrose
The fishing village of Mevagissey represents the very essence of
a Cornwall, remaining true to its roots and embracing change only
slowly. Mevagissey's complex of tiny streets twist and turn past
tiny dwellings of cob and slate, but head inexorably for the twin
harbours where you can watch the fishermen land their catch and
mend their nets as they have done for time immemorial.
Penzance, ancient market town and capital of the far west of
Cornwall. Set in beautiful Mounts Bay - home to St. Michael's Mount
and neighbouring nearby Newlyn and Mousehole, famous for its
Christmas lights and fishing fleet. Located just 10 miles from
Land's End, an area of Celtic culture and outstanding natural
beauty surrounds the town.
At English Heritage we try to make sure that the historic
environment of England is maintained and cared for. From the first
traces of civilisation, to the most significant buildings of the
20th century, we want every important historic site to get the care
and attention it deserves.
Cornish Connexions contains a wide variety of information about
what to do and where to go while on holiday in Cornwall, whether
you plan to relax on one of the fantastic beaches that Cornwall
offers or yearn for something a bit more exciting!
The aim of Pixie Tours is to enable its guests to discover the
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Diving Cornwall is an independent site dedicated to diving in
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snorkelling and has links to dive centres, schools, boat charters
Details of a selection of Walks throughout Cornwall.
The longest coastline in Britain has many ancient paths,
including the famous Saints' Way. There are many rights of way
established by the miners, fishermen and farm workers over the
years. There are over 3000 miles of inland paths, 300 miles of
coastline, all with outstanding views.
Here are a few suggestions whether you are intent on walking the
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on the Moors.
A collection of art and artists both historic and
The BBC Cornish Art page
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Links to art galleries!
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