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Surfing St Agnes – Surfing thrills on the North Coast

  Surfing St Agnes St Agnes was historically a centre of the tin and copper mining activity in Cornwall. However, like many small Cornish coastal villages tourism is the main industry. St Agnes and the nearby Chapel Porth beach are very popular surfing beaches. This video (Surfing St Agnes) was taken during one of the […]

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Trevithick Day Camborne – A celebration of Cornwall’s famous engineer.

  Trevithick Day Camborne Trevithick Day Camborne: Richard Trevithick builder of the first full-scale working railway steam locomotive is celebrated by the people of Cornwall. The achievements of a brilliant Cornish engineer and inventor who most feel has never received the fame or recognition his pioneering work in steam engineering deserved. Trevithick built a full-size […]

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