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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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Busy market town served by 15thC 14-arched road bridge. Victorian rail link to Padstow and Bodmin now 12 mile waterside Camel Trail for walking and cycling. Shires Family Adventure Park. Annual folk festival. Royal Cornwall Show every June. Pencarrow House at nearby Washaway and Long Cross Victorian Gardens at Trelights.



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A village high up on the rim of Bodmin moor. The 15th century church is famous for the eccentric Rev. Frederick Densham, who became parish priest in 1931. Disliked by his parishioners, Rev Densham shut himself off from the rest of the world and kept the church locked most of the time. He preached to a congregation of cardboard images, propped up in the pews.



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A small hamlet on the A389, with a small church and Washaway court. A tree-lined drive to Pencarrow House, a magnificent Georgian House and gardens with a superb collection of pictures, furniture and china.


WEEK ST. MARY (Near Holsworthy)

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Is a quiet village about seven miles south of Bude. Its history dates from the time of Domesday when it was probably the religious centre of the district - a Harvest Revel is held every September. The great lady of Week St. Mary was Thomasine Bonaventure, a local shepherdess who was taken to London by a rich merchant. Here she married three Lords in turn, the last Sir John Percival who became Lord Mayor in 1497. When he died she came back to her village home as Lady Bountiful. She built a school which has now become a group of cottages, she endowed a chantry in the church and left the vicar of Liskeard a beautiful chalice.



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Just south of Bude, lies in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the North Cornish coast. Facing the Atlantic, the beach is ideal for surfing and a paradise for children with its beautiful stretch of golden sand and innumerable rock pools to explore. The justly famous Coastal Footpath runs along the cliff-top in either direction and offers walkers a superb panorama of the coastline and surrounding countryside. There are two large car parks next to the beach, each with its own cafe and toilets.






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