Geographical Links throughout the County of Cornwall
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|These pages list most of the towns and villages in Cornwall.
Each entry is a brief pen picture of the place (up to 10 lines).
If you are seeking more detailed information
click on the appropriate button at the end of the description.
This will open a new page containing information relevant to the town or village.
Places with names in bold letters within the description have their own entry in these pages.
|Towns and Villages - G|
|GERRANS (named after the Cornish king and saint Gerent) is situated on the Roseland peninsula near St Mawes.
|GOONHAVERN (downs with summer ploughland) is situated on the A3075 between Newquay and Truro. Near to the Cornish Cyder Farm at Penhallow. Location of World in Miniature & Jurassic Adventure World|
|GORRAN HAVEN (the haven or harbour of St Goran) is situated along the coast to the south of Mevagissey.|
|GRAMPOUND (from the French grand pont meaning "great bridge") is situated on the A390 between St Austell and Truro. A former stannary town where the quality of tin was assessed.|
|GUNNISLAKE (probably meaning Gonna's stream but could be from gunnis meaning "worked out part of a mine") is situated on the county border at the River Tamar on the A390 between Liskeard and Tavistock (Devon).
|GWEEK situated near Helston. The location of the National Seal Sanctuary.|
|GWENNAP (derivation of the Cornish Lannwenap meaning "St Wenap") is situated off the A383 between Redruth and Falmouth. Famous for Gwennap Pit, an open-air amphitheatre used many times by John Wesley.|
|GWINEAR (named after the parish saint) is situated near Hayle off the A30.|