UK Counties General Knowledge: Cornwall

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General knowledge questions on the people and places of Cornwall.
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Last updated: December 20, 2016
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Popular visitor attraction near St. Austell, consisting of two huge domes which house thousands of plant species.
The Eden Project
Most westerly point of mainland Cornwall and England.
Land's End
The largest of the Scilly Isles
St. Mary's
Popular TV Chef, celebratory resident of Padstow.
Rick Stein
Cornwall's county town and only city.
Truro
A traditional pub on Bodmin Moor and the setting for Daphne du Maurier's 1936 novel.
Jamaica Inn
This beach is home to the British Surfing Association and is Britain's most famous surfing beach.
Fistral Beach
The name for the county in Cornish.
Kernow
The legendary King that Tintagel Castle has been associated with.
King Arthur
Novelist, best known for 'Lord of the Flies', born in Newquay.
William Golding
Town on Corwall's northern coast, home to a world renowned art gallery.
St. Ives
The Duchess of Cornwall's first name.
Camilla
Popular Cornish dish, usually made with beef and vegetables.
Cornish Pasty
A village and fishing port on the cornish north coast, flooded extensively in August 2004.
Boscastle
Darwin's HMS Beagle anchored here upon returning from it's noted survey voyage around the world.
Falmouth
The most southerly point of mainland Great Britain.
The Lizard
During the Middle Ages, and again in the early 19th century, Cornwall was the major miner and producer of this.
Tin
River which marks the Border between Cornwall and Devon.
River Tamar
Island and castle, reached by a causeway, near Penzance.
St. Michael's Mount
From the Cornish Bronn Wennili, meaning "hill of swallows", this Hill is the highest point on Bodmin Moor and of Cornwall as a whole.
Brown Willy
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