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Cornwall

Cornwall Coast
Cornwall is the stuff of legends, from Tintagel Castle, birthplace of King Arthur, to smuggler's coves and wind-blown Bodmin Moor, where the Beast of Bodmin Moor runs wild and the ghostly white-haired vicar of Altarun rides through the mists on a winter's night. Kids will have a great time exploring Cornwall.
  West Cornwall
    Mid Cornwall
    East Cornwall
    Cornish Coast Path – Hike any bit of this path along 250 miles of spectacular Cornish scenery. The trail goes from Tintagel to St. Ives, around Land's End, ending at Plymouth. For complete details, see the Cornwall Coast site.
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Over Sea Under Stone fantasy kids cornwall england  

While on vacation, the three Drew children discover a long-lost chalice in a cave on the Cornish coast. Book one in the fabulous fantasy, The Dark is Rising series. (Chapter book)

 

     
Greenwitch
Susan Cooper

The Drew children return to Cornwall with Will Stanton to look for the stolen grail chalice and find the secret that the Greenwitch holds beneath the sea. Book three in the series. (Chapter book)

 

 
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The Wreckers smugglers cornwall adventure kids books
 
The Wreckers
Iain Lawrence

Young John Spencer almost drowns when his ship is wrecked off Cornwall, but it's no accident. False beacons lured the ship on the rocks, and although John and his father survived, it may not be for long. Dark deeds on stormy nights and a good adventure. (Chapter book)

 

     
Jeremy Visick
David Wiseman

It's present day, and Matthew Clemens can't sleep at night, until he finds out what happened to 12 year-old Jeremy Visick. Over a hundred years ago, Jeremy worked in a Cornish copper mine – he went down, but never came back. (Chapter book)

 

 
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Dead Man's Cove mystery kids cornwall england
 
Dead Man's Cove
Lauren St John

Laura Marlin is the new girl in St Ives, a seaside town with coves to explore, golden sands and rocks like shark's teeth. When Laura finds a message in a bottle on the beach, she's off to investigate. A sparkling mystery adventure. (Chapter book)

 

(More children's books on other England pages)
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