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Wherever you choose to spend your holiday in Cornwall, you'll find no shortage of fascinating places to visit. The brief descriptions given below are just a taste of the unique places which is Cornwall.

 

 

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DAVIDSTOW (Camelford)

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The commons around Davidstow were permanently scarred when a World War II aerodrome was built, and the disused runways still criss-cross the moor. The air base was used mainly by the Americans and Canadians for training in the run up to D-Day and were visited by General Eisenhower during 1944.

 

DELABOLE (Camelford)

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Historic slate quarry, 500ft deep and 400 years old, the largest man made hole in Britain. Guided tours are available at the Delabole Slate Visitors Centre. Gaia Energy Centre (formerly the first commercial wind farm in the UK).

 

DEVORAN (Truro)

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The parish is named after the Cornish word for water, 'Dowr', and lies near the point where two rivers meet. It lies about 4 miles South West of Truro on Restronguet Creek. The land is mostly farmed and many residents work in the nearby City of Truro.

 

DOBWALLS (Liskeard)

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Theme park of miniature US railways with award-winning Edwardian countryside museum & art gallery. Three miles north, beauty spot of Goliath Falls. Fishing and watersports at Siblyback Lake.

 

DOWNDERRY (Torpoint)

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Small village resort close to Seaton Valley Countryside Park and beach. Sanctuary for Amazon monkeys at nearby Murraytown.

 

DOZMARY POOL (St Neot on Bodmin Moor)

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On southern slopes of Bodmin Moor. Here, according to Arthurian legend, hand emerged from water to receive Excalibur.

 

DULOE (Liskeard)

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Duloe means "two lakes". It is on high ground between the West and East Looe Rivers. The village has a quartz stone circle, 38ft in diameter, reputedly to be older than Stonehenge. Church of St Cuby and St Leonard has 13thC tower.


 

       

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