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May 2018: The Somerset Levels

The Somerset Levels are one of Britainís less well-known jewels. Delineated by the Mendips to the north, Bridgwater Bay to the west, and the Quantocks ...More
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Roseland Peninsula, Cornwall

Roseland Peninsula is a picturesque district of west Cornwall in England. It is home to many quintessential cornish villages and towns. The fishing port Mevagissey lies to the North and St Mawes , which claims to have the largest natural harbour in world, is to the south. Spanning upwards of 20km, it was first mentioned by John Norden, an english mapmaker born in 1548 though itís exact borders have long been disputed by locals and geographers alike. John Whitaker a reverend born 1735, furthered the discussion in a written History of Cornwall, defining the borders that most locals now believe to be true.

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Other Cornwall Naturals

Bodmin Moor
Tamar Valley
The Lizard
Helford River
River Fowey
Camel Estuary
River Tamar
River Fal
Carbis Bay
Cape Cornwall
Camel Valley
St Anthony Head
Pentire Point and the Rumps
Rough Tor
Rame Peninsula
Dodman Point
River Camel
River Looe

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Last night I dreamt I ate a ten pound marshmallow. When I woke up the pillow was gone. - Tommy Cooper
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On this day:
The Last public hanging - 1868, Prince of Wales Opens Vauxhall Bridge - 1906, British Find Oil in Persia - 1908, First Female Magistrate Appointed - 1913, First ever Glyndebourne - 1934
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