Bodmin Jail (alternatively Bodmin Gaol) is an historic former prison situated in Bodmin, on the edge of Bodmin Moor in Cornwall. Built in 1779 and closed in 1927, the large range of buildings is now largely in ruins.
First farmed over 4000 years ago by bronze age settlers Bodmin Moor is of one the last great unspoilt areas in the South West and much of its prehistoric and medieval past remains untouched by the passing of the centuries.
Boscastle Harbour is very picturesque. It is very difficult to access from the sea, but it is the only harbour along some 20 miles (32 km) of the North Cornwall coast. There has long been a harbour here.
Back in 1965 sisters Babs and Evelyn Atkins dreamed of owning their own island and had the determination to achieve that dream. The island in question lies about one mile off the south Cornwall coast near Looe.
Just west of Madron village a muddy trail leads through thickets to an ancient holy well which has been drawing visitors for thousands of years. Many come for the reputed healing powers of the water which bubbles from its spring.
Mousehole, along with Marazion, was until the 16th century one of the principal ports of Mount’s Bay. Before its decline as a major commercial centre, Mousehole also had a number of fairs and markets.
As you pass through the gates into the Model Village you enter a true village in miniature. Feel like a giant as, spead out at your feet, you will see many of the features which have made Polperro so famous.
The settlement of Roche sits on a prominent ridge on the northern edge of the St Austell Downs, close to the headwaters of the Fal River, Cornwall’s longest river. The area appears to contain a large number of local springs.
Popular since Victorian times, the brilliant turquoise water and white sand, with islands, caves and unexpected views are still a powerful draw today. Located less than 2 miles from The Lizard and once remote and difficult to get to.
The Treffry Viaduct is a historic dual-purpose railway viaduct and aqueduct located close to the village of Luxulyan, Cornwall, England in the United Kingdom. And an integral part of the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape, a World Heritage Site.