England

The most beautiful places in SW England

Not only the magnificent coast of Cornwall

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful places in SW England
Inserted: 12.10.2016
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com

Southwest England, offers not only beautiful beaches with snow-white cliffs, but also old towns and misty upland plains with heathers and ponies. Great Britain end here with Celtic county Cornwall with narrow country roads and scenic landscape.

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Durdle Door

Famous rock arch on the Jurassic Coast

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Perhaps the most beautiful part of the English coast are snowy white cliffs near Lulworth town. The most… continue reading

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Stonehenge

The most famous place in England

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| Altitude: 102 m / 335 ft

Stonehenge megalithic structures recognized by almost everyone in the world. It is one of the most famous and… continue reading

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Wells

Amazing Cathedral City

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| Altitude: 47 m / 154 ft

Wells is a beautiful historic city with an amazing cathedral and the bishop's palace, which is fortified by… continue reading

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St. Michael's mount

Castle on a small island

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| Altitude: 30 m / 98 ft

One of the biggest attractions in Cornwall is St. Michael's mount – a castle standing on a small island only… continue reading

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Newquay

Just beaches and cliffs

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| Altitude: 20 m / 66 ft

Newquay is basically interesting only for their beautiful location. In its surroundings are plenty of… continue reading

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The small town of Clovelly

The picturesque town on a steep slope

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| Altitude: 80 m / 262 ft

Clovelly and its surrounding landscape is a bit different than in other parts of South East England. Just the… continue reading

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Glastonbury

City with mysterious tower

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| Altitude: 130 m / 427 ft

Glastonbury is famous mainly for its gigantic music festival. However, it is also interesting for travelers… continue reading

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Tintagel castle ruins

The castle of King Arthur

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| Altitude: 50 m / 164 ft

The mythical King Arthur and his Camelot Castle is often placed in the position of the ruins of Tintagel… continue reading

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Seatown beach

Beautiful beach with cliffs

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Seatown is a tourist village with a beautiful, two kilometers long, golden beach which is on both sides… continue reading

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Exeter Cathedral

Cathedral with an imposing bell tower

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| Altitude: 35 m / 115 ft

More than one hundred thousand city Exeter is the center of county Devon. The most important monument of the… continue reading

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Fishing village of Cadgwith

The picturesque folk architecture

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| Altitude: 22 m / 72 ft

At the southern end of Cornwall you will find a beautiful, picturesque fishing village of Cadgwith. There are… continue reading

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Salisbury Cathedral

Cathedral with the tallest tower

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| Altitude: 50 m / 164 ft

Salisbury Cathedral boasts with the tallest tower you can see in the UK. Measure is the whole 123 m. The… continue reading

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Wild Mullion Cove

Tough part of the Cornish coast

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If you like the wild coast with sharp cliffs the Mullion Cove is right place for you. Extra bonus is the… continue reading

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Nunney Castle

The massive castle in the picturesque village

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| Altitude: 107 m / 351 ft

Nunney Castle is a beautiful example of classically built storied castle with four towers behind a moat. Even… continue reading

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Lynton and Lynmouth

Towns connected by cable car

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| Altitude: 200 m / 656 ft

Lynton and Lynmouth are essentially metropolitan area. Lynton is built on two hundred meters high cliff and… continue reading

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Golden cliff in Westbay

Monumental cliff above the beautiful beach

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Westbay boasts with a small picturesque harbor, beautiful beach, but also with a huge golden-colored cliff… continue reading

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Dunster

A picturesque historic town

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| Altitude: 62 m / 203 ft

The small town of Dunster is famous for impressive castle, the picturesque main street, a church and a… continue reading

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St. Ives

City with four beaches

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| Altitude: 14 m / 46 ft

Summer resort St. Ives can boast with four beautiful beaches surrounding rocky peninsula with chapel of st.… continue reading

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Lizard point

Southernmost Point of Great Britain

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| Altitude: 20 m / 66 ft

The southernmost point of the island of Great Britain is the Cape Lizard Point in Cornwall. There is not only… continue reading

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Dartmoor National Park

County of Hound of the Baskervilles

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| Altitude: 350 m / 1 148 ft

Dartmoor National Park it is quite often the „right“ grim and stark landscape of plateau with wetlands and… continue reading

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Penzance

Westernmost city of Great Britain

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| Altitude: 30 m / 98 ft

Relatively picturesque town Penzance is considered as a westernmost city of the UK. The dominant sight is a… continue reading

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Falmouth

City with the deepest harbor

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| Altitude: 50 m / 164 ft

Falmouth City, with thirty thousand inhabitants, is boasts with a very deep natural harbor – the deepest in… continue reading

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Harbor in Padstow

Harbor by the river Camel

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| Altitude: 5 m / 16 ft

Harbor in Padstow is picturesquely located at the wide mouth of the river Camel. Boats are moored not only in… continue reading

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Land´s End

The western end of England

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| Altitude: 40 m / 131 ft

The western end of England has really accurately chosen name – Land's End. There is famous signpost and… continue reading

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