Geographical Links throughout the County of Cornwall
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|These pages list most of the towns and villages in Cornwall.
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|KILKHAMPTON is situated on the A39 (Atlantic Highway) about 4 miles north east of Bude. Kilkhampton Castle, a short walk west from the village is a Norman castle of the Motte and Bailey type. Kilkhampton chirch dates from its rebuilding in the 15th century but the south doorway dates from about 1130. The church lies on the pilgrims route from Wales to Santiago de Compostela in Spain, via Clovelly (in Devon), Morwenstow, Jacobstow, Boscastle, Padstow and Fowey. The route across Cornwall from Padstow to Fowey is known as "the Saints Way" and is about 30 miles (48 Km) long
Population of Kilkhampton (2001) 1,193.