111 Places in Cornwall That You Shouldn’t Miss

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Category: Lifestyle , Sport & leisure

Book Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Emons Verlag

ISBN: 9783740819019

RRP: $32.99


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Cornwall is known for its spectacular scenery, tiny fishing harbours, sandy beaches and surfing. Outside the tourist hotspots it has an intricate landscape full of life, where the ancient meets the modern. This guide takes you deep into this landscape, to old forgotten places and new exciting venues, from Land’s End to the Rame Peninsula, from Lizard Point to Bude. Come with us from the old to where Excalibur was thrown into the lake hundreds of years ago to the modern to the settings for the Poldark TV series. Come with us from the tiny the tombstone of Alfred Wallis to the huge the intricate folded rocks on Millook beach. Join us from the noisy Trevithick’s Puffing Devil to the quiet the tranquil Japanese garden. Cornwall has changed. It is an intriguing mix of modern gastronomy, mining heritage, ancient ruins, literary festivals, traditional dances and brand-new technology. This guide is a personal selection of the best places, a mix to cover all tastes; please join us on our journey. AUTHORS: Adrian Spalding runs an environmental consultancy company with Catriona in Cornwall, where he has lived for over 40 years. He is an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Exeter. He has written several books on wildlife and won the Holyer-an-Gof prize for his book on Loe Bar. He has a special interest in the abandoned mining landscapes. He used to host a weekly wildlife programme on Radio Cornwall. His latest book is Understanding wildlife in the modern world why nature conservation isn’t working. Catriona Neil is a professional ecologist who has lived all her life in Cornwall. Her great love is the coast in all its guises, the natural environment, industrial heritage and unique landscapes. Working on large construction projects in Cornwall has given her a unique insight into its economic activity and where it future lies. SELLING POINTS: . The ultimate insider’s guide to Cornwall for locals and experienced travellers . Features interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guides . Part of the international 111 Places series with over 650 titles and 3,8 million copies in print worldwide . Fully illustrated with 111 full-page colour photographs

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