Gweek

On the north bank of the Helford river, Gweek was probably used as a port in pre-Roman times shipping tin back as far as 450 BC. Today this pretty village is better known as being the home of "The National Seal Sanctuary". It has a Shop with Post Office facilities and a very good Pub the "Gweek Inn".

towns & villages - highlights

Cadgwith & Ruan Minor

One of the most picturesque authentic working fishing villages...
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Coverack

Echoes of a proud fishing industry remain in Coverack,...
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Gweek

Gweek was probably used as a port in pre-Roman times shipping tin back as far as 450 BC...
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Helford

This is a pretty hamlet of quaint cottages nestled around the creek...
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Helston

The gateway to the Lizard. An ancient town first recorded in 1066 in the Domesday Book....
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Lizard Village

This remote out-post, the most southerly point of England has a character all of its own....
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Manaccan

Manaccan village is sited on the peaceful, sheltered eastern side of The Lizard,...
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Mawgan

Mawgan is an attractive village set between the Helford River and the historic Trelowarren Estate....
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Mullion

Mullion is a thriving village community with good restaurants, pubs, tea rooms and shops....
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Porthallow

Once the centre of a thriving pilchard fishing industry is now a focal point for the local farming community...
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Porthleven

An unspoilt fishing village which has a distinctive harbour...
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Praa Sands

A mile long beautiful stretch of fine sands situated in the south west of the area...
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St Keverne

St Keverne has a beautiful church, whitewashed cottages, two public houses, restaurants and shops...
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Wendron & Poldark

Here along the bed of the river Cober alluvial tin was collected well before historical records began....
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