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Mevagissey harbour  Visiting Cornwall Logo - background is part of Bodmin Moor as seen from Jamaica Inn at Altarnun. The road in the picture is the main A30 through Cornwall. Eden Project near St Austell 
 

Geographical Links throughout the County of Cornwall

 
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  These pages list most of the towns and villages in Cornwall.
Each entry includes a brief pen picture of the place.
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Places with names in bold letters within the description have their own entry in these pages.
 


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  MARAZION (from the Cornish Marghas-vyghan meaning "little market") is on the south coast in the middle of Mount's Bay with a commanding view of St Michael's Mount.  
  MAWNAN (named after the parish saint) is on the coast between Falmouth and Helston.  
  MENHENIOT (from the Cornish Mahenyet meaning "the sanctuary of St Neot") is a rural village near Liskeard.  
  MEVAGISSEY is a fishing village to the south of St Austell. The name originates from two 6th Century Irish missionaries called Meva and Issey. A harbour has existed at Mevagissey since 1430 although the current harbour dates from the end of the 19th Century.  
  MILLBROOK is in the east of Cornwall between Torpoint and Rame Head.  
Picture of Mousehole harbour courtesy of Penwith District Council  MOUSEHOLE (the Cornish name Porth Ynys means "island cove") is a fishing village to the south of Penzance. Famous for it's Christmas lights. It was once described by the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas as "the loveliest village in the UK". Christmas Lights at Mousehole 
  MULLION is on the western side of the Lizard peninsula near Helston.  



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