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St Nectan's Kieve waterfall

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St Nectan's Kieve waterfall
Tintagel, Cornwall, England
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St Nectan's Kieve is a pool fed by a striking 60 foot waterfall, located at the head of a wonderful, secluded valley just outside Tintagel, Conrnwall. At the head of the glen, accessed only by a long, winding path, is a cafe set above the ancient holy site associated with the Cornish saint of the same name. The waterfall is fabulous; the water has worn a hole in the rock, creating a rounded hole through which the stream of water shoots at high velocity. Luckily I brought rubber boots with me, so I was able to stand in the middle of the stream to get this photo. It took several tries, however, as the thick spray from the falls kept covering my lens.

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