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History and Heritage

History and Heritage

The history and heritage of Cornwall stretches back thousands of years to early examples of Iron Age and Bronze Age structures. These articles will help you to discover archaeological settlements, ancient battles sites, mining towns and villages and important historical buildings that are dotted all across Cornwall.

2nd March 2020

Cornishware: A Cornish connection

Most people will be familiar with the distinctive blue and white striped pattern, even if you don’t recognise the...

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12th February 2020

Cornish Myths and Legends

Cornwall is a county steeped in folklore, myth and legend. Heavily influenced by the wild and rugged landscape, tales...

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26th February 2019

Who was St Piran and What Did He Do? A Guide to Cornwall’s Patron Saint

St Piran’s Day is celebrated in Cornwall on the 5th of March each year. Across Cornwall there are parades,...

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3 years ago

9 National Trust Properties in Cornwall You Have to Visit

Learn all about the history of Cornwall at one of the county’s fascinating National Trust Sites. There are around...