Wonderful, sandy beaches. Sometimes unseasonably cold
8. Giant legends.
As in, legends which tell of giants. Folklore states that Carn Brea Hill was once occupied by giant who went by the name John of Gaunt. The giant was said to have had a rivalry with another local giant called Bolster (yes, there was more than one giant). The two would frequently engage in battles where they would throw boulders at one another (ouch). John of Gaunt is said to be buried underneath Carn Brea hill. Apparently he turned into stone.
Cornwall is home to a number of castles. And castles equal awesomeness.
St Michael’s Mount in Marazion is small rocky island which is home to a small number of houses and a very old church and castle; with the oldest thought to date back to the 12th century. The island can be accessed by boat or via a footpath when the tide is low.
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