Abbeys and Monasteries in Cornwall

This section of our travel guide is a bit thin at the moment! For a variety of reasons Cornwall does not have the number of medieval monastic sites that other counties do, though it certainly has a large number of much earlier Christian sites, holy wells, and ancient churches.


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Name the mystery historic attraction
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This financial institution was formed in 1694 to finance William III's French wars



10 August, 991

Battle of Maldon

A force of Danes defeats the English at Maldon, in Essex. The English establish a dangerous precedent by paying the first Danegeld, a form of protection money to procure freedom from Danish attack.

A devout Catholic, this monarch married Philip of Spain




Penzance (Hotel)
The Wellington Hotel

The Wellington Hotel

The Wellington Hotel is an imposing granite building that was built before the Battle of Waterloo. It was converted into a hotel in 1813 and named after the The Iron Duke (Arthur Wellesley; 1769-1852) after he allegedly stayed here.

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St Austell (Hotel)
The White Hart Hotel

The White Hart Hotel

An 18th century hotel in the centre of St Austell Cornwall that has been refurbished to a high modern standard whilst maintaining most of it's original features. All of our 17 rooms are en-suite and have recently been redecorated to a high standard.

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