Tag Archives: Cornwall

Basking Shark Britain

Wildlife watching in Britain isn’t all about sitting on a damp hillside with the hope of glimpsing an elusive, mangy and ultimately underwhelming small grey bird. Believe it or not, our waters are home to the world’s second largest fish, … Continue reading

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Brit buildings: The Egyptian House

You wouldn’t expect to find a slice of Ancient Egypt in Cornwall but this is exactly what you’ll get if you explore the back streets of Penzance. Sprouting with flamboyant detail, this 19th-century fantasy takes the Egyptian brief and expands … Continue reading

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Best of British: Cornish Pasties

Much like the pork pie, another local legend that’s been tainted by mass production is the Cornish pasty. The Cornish Pasty Association states that “a genuine Cornish pasty has a distinctive ‘D’ shape and is crimped on one side, never … Continue reading

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