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Hawker's Hut
Morwenstow, Cornwall, England
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Reverend RS Hawker was a peculiar character to say the least. He was vicar at the small Cornish village of Morwenstow, north of Bude. He was also an antiquarian and poet, and his most famous work was The Song of the Western Men. Hawker built this little hut out of driftwood and flotsam from shipwrecks, against the cliff face at Morwenstow, and here he would look out to sea and compose his poetry. The location is fantastic; a little path winds down from the clifftop to the hut, and provides fabulous views out to sea.

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