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 - N|
|NEWLYN is the fishing port next to Penzance.
There is a website for news, events, publications, images, history and more about Newlyn at Newlyn.info
|NEWQUAY (the Cornish name is Tewynn Porth Lestri meaning "sand dune by ship's cove") is a town on the north coast and a world-renowned surfer's paradise and holiday destination. On the headland is the Huer's Hut, restored in 1835, where the huer would watch for shoals of fish and direct the fishermen towards them, Probably the origin of hue and cry.
In the 2001 census the population of Newquay was just under 20,000 but there are nearer 200,000 people in Newquay in the summer months.
|NORTH HILL is a village on Bodmin Moor between Liskeard and Launceston.|