is one of the counties
of England and
although not the largest, it does have a diverse landscape .There is a
contrast between the many beautiful areas of countryside
outside the moors and the moorland itself. The moorlands themselves may
be considered beautiful in their own way.
This site contains many pictures and there is an old saying that a
picture speaks a thousand words.
is a brief history of
Cornwall on this site which deals with pre Roman
times onwards and discusses the legend of King Arthur and the origins
of Cornwall. The county
is steeped in History with many villages and towns being established a
long time ago.
Many villages are mentioned with
pictures but as
mentioned above the pictures will help to convey the diverse beauty to
be found in the county.
is very important to Cornwall and there is a lot of
provided for holidaymakers such as holiday cottages and bed
breakfast and hotels and campsites. Holiday homes are popular
cottage accommodation is popular
county with the county being such a popular tourist destination not
just for people from the United Kingdom but also for people from other
. The town of
Bodmin is near to the town of Wadebridge.
The town was years ago the county town but now the county town is Truro.
. Boscastle is
a well known village in North Cornwall near to
Crackington Haven and not far from Bude.
. The tourist
town of Bude is in Cornwall and this town is
interesting and is quite near
to Stratton and to the county of Devon.There is a lot of holiday cottage accommodation in the Bude
Near to St Austell is the popular tourist village of Charlestown
which has been used for filming.
Moor . Common
Moor and mentioning the Bronze Age.
Haven . The village of rackington Haven.
is in Cornwall but it is not too far from the city of Plymouth in Devon
and Plymouth is of course a famous city with lots of history
including associations with Sir Francis Drake and the Spanish
Amada as well as its association with the United States of
Near to Falmouth is
St Ives and Falmouth and St Ives are both popular
. Fowey town.
. Near Lands End is
the town of Helston. This
town is near
bottom of Cornwall and has a lot of history and was an important place
village of Kilkhampton which is in North Cornwall is near the
well known town of
Bude. Bude is
known to a large number
of tourists but probably few have heard of Kilkhampton.
The village of Lanivet has a bit of history and is
quite near to St
Austell. It has had a visit from the famous novelist Thomas
The town of Launceston used to be the
capital of Cornwall and has an impressive Castle as well as part of the
town wall and is close to the county of Devon. It
different ways of pronouncing its name but the Cornish name
the town is Lannstefan.
Liskeard . Liskeard is a town
which is near to some popular tourist
destinations. It is near to the city of Plymouth and it is
to Bodmin Moor.
Looe is a town in South
Looe is very
popular with tourists and is near to the famous village of Polperro.
The tiny hamlet of Mawgan
is in North Cornwall and quite near to the very popular tourist town of
. The very populay
of Mevagissey. Mevagissey
village has a harbour and is in an area classified as" An
Outstanding Natural Beauty" and has an Aquarium and a Tourist
Information Office. The village is quite near to the town of St
Austell as well as being not too far from the popular tourist town
Newquay.It gets its name from the two Saints St Meva
Issey and the first mentioned record of the village
long ago as in 1313 AD.
. The village
Mousehole with its unusual name is near
Penzane and has quite
of history . It has historical reference to the
The town of Newquay is
of the most well known places in Cornwall and the coming of
railway to Newquay helped to enable the town to grow. The
near to St Austell and has a zoo. It is of course known as a tourist
The tourist town of Padstow is near St Austell and Bodmin and
of course near Rock. It has a well
known festival. There are quite a few pictures.
There is not much evidence of the Roman influence in Cornwall
during the Roman occupations of parts of the United
including the shortage of written records although there is
evidence of the Roman period in Cornwall including the discovery of
There is quite a lot of history to do with the history of the town of
and evidence in Cornwall of the influence of the Romans during the days
of the Roman Empuire. The town is quite near to St Ives.
The resort and small village of Perranporth in Cornwall
near Newquay is a popular tourist destination and there are
quite a few
pictures on this page. It is not too far from
the bottom of Cornwall.
Polperro . Polperro fishing and tourist
village is very popular with tourists and is a big tourist attraction
near Looe it means many tourists probably visit both locations on their
holiday. It is a village with an old history and is mentioned
the 11 th Century Doomsday Book from Norman times.
. The village
resort Polzeath near Padstow
is also near Bodmin Moor . It is approximately half way down
Cornwall and that area may be a good base for visiting different parts
. Near to St Ives and not
from Lands End is the town of Redruth which is also near to
the popular town of Falmouth.
. This is
the largest town in Cornwall even though it is not the County Town.
The village of Seaton is quite near to Downderry and not too
far from the city of Plymouth.
St Teath you are quite near Bodmin Moor and some
Teath is another Cornish place name named after a
the town of Bude is the town
of Stratton which is
in North Cornwall.
The village oTintagel is not too far from the town of Bude and
. The town of
Wadebridge has a bit of history and is
where the Royal Agricultural Show