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St Nectan's Glen

Trethevy, Tintagel PL34 0BG, UK

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About St Nectan's Glen

St Nectan's Glenis an area of woodland in Trethevy near Tintagel, north Cornwall stretching for around one mile along both banks of the Trevillet River. It is a place where animals and birds play amid a mysticism of fairies, piskies* and spirits, serenaded by the wonderful sound of bird song.   There are also two additional waterfalls and a beautiful walk to explore, leading through ancient woodland full of ivy clad trees along the banks of the River Trevillet as it sparkles and gurgles busily o



Attractions near St Nectan's Glen

Tintagel Castle2.39km from St Nectan's Glen

Tintagel Castle is a medieval fortification located on the peninsula of Tintagel Island adjacent to the village of Tintagel (Trevena), North Cornwall in the United Kingdom. Walk among the castle ruins that still cling to the cliffs, find early-medieval remains and meet Gallos - the life-size bronze statue of an ancient king who keeps watch over the wild seas below. Today, when the tides allow, visitors can explore Merlin’s Cave on the beach below the castle.

The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic3.05km from St Nectan's Glen

The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic explores British magical practice, making comparisons with other systems of belief, from ancient times to the present day. It houses the world's largest collection of witchcraft-related artifacts and regalia. The museum has been located in Boscastle for fifty years and is amongst Cornwall's most popular museums.

Bodmin Moor15.28km from St Nectan's Glen

Bodmin Moor, one of Cornwall's designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is remote, bleak heather-covered upland granite moorland still grazed by moorland ponies and bisected by the main A30 road. The moor is home to a plethora of plants and some rare and protected wildlife such as otters, Marsh Fritillary butterflies, bats, and songbirds such as the Stonechat and Wheatear. Bodmin Moor is also the only place in the world where a rare moss, the Cornish Path Moss, grows.

Jamaica Inn Restaurant16.45km from St Nectan's Glen

Jamaica Inn is a traditional inn on Bodmin Moor in Cornwall, United Kingdom. Its Creative dishes, sophisticated ambiance, entertaining conversation and stunning ocean views come together making every meal an experience.

Polzeath Beach17.31km from St Nectan's Glen

This large beach north of Wadebridge attracts a multitude of surfers due to its easily accessible location and long slow breaking consistent waves. The beach itself is enormous at low tide, extending around half a mile in all directions. At high tide however the beach shrinks to just a small patch of sand in front of the village. This area is rich in both sealife and birdlife with dolphin sightings common along with the odd puffin too.

Pentire Point17.44km from St Nectan's Glen

Pentire is a stretch of coast in North Cornwall that boasts beautiful headlands jutting out into the Atlantic sea.  If you look to the south and west you'll see the expanse of Padstow Bay, where the mouth of the River Camel and its tributaries were 'drowned' by melting ice after the last glaciation and now form wide creeks. One of the iconic location where you can spend some nice time.

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