ⓘ Outline of Cornwall

                                     

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Cornwall: Cornwall – ceremonial county and unitary authority area of England within the United Kingdom. Cornwall is a peninsula bordered to the north and west by the Celtic Sea, to the south by the English Channel, and to the east by the county of Devon, over the River Tamar. Cornwall is also a royal duchy of the United Kingdom. It has an estimated population of half a million and it has its own distinctive history and culture.

                                     

1. Geography of Cornwall

Geography of Cornwall

  • Cornwall is a mainland county of Great Britain and part of the British Isles. It reaches from the south-westernmost point into the Atlantic Ocean and English Channel. It is in Eurasia but not on the mainland in the Northern Hemisphere.
                                     

1.1. Geography of Cornwall Beaches of Cornwall

  • Portreath
  • St Mawes
  • Marazion
  • Harlyn
  • Newquay
  • Praa Sands
  • Perranporth
  • Gwithian
  • Whitsand Bay
  • Downderry
  • Rame Peninsula
  • Carbis Bay
  • Crackington Haven
  • Widemouth Bay
  • Porthtowan
  • Porthleven
  • Sennen
  • Maenporth
  • Porthcothan
  • Beaches of Penwith
  • Polzeath
  • Mawgan Porth
  • Rock, Cornwall
  • Fistral Beach
  • Porthcurno
                                     

1.2. Geography of Cornwall Bodies of water of Cornwall

  • River Fal
  • River Tamar
  • Gover Stream
  • River Gannel
  • River Camel
  • Helford River
  • River Looe
  • River Truro
  • River Lynher
  • St Austell River
  • Hamoaze
  • Rivers of Cornwall
  • Whitsand Bay
  • Widemouth Bay
  • Carbis Bay
  • Bays of Cornwall
  • English Channel
  • Celtic Sea
  • Coastal waters adjacent to Cornwall
  • Atlantic Ocean
                                     

1.3. Geography of Cornwall Islands of Cornwall

  • Transport in the Isles of Scilly
  • West Cornwall Steam Ship Company a company operating the ferry service to the Isles of Scilly between 1870 and 1917
  • History of the Isles of Scilly
  • Shipwrecks of the Isles of Scilly: category, list
  • Islands in the Isles of Scilly
  • It has several islands, the largest archipelago being the Isles of Scilly.
  • Sites of Special Scientific Interest in the Isles of Scilly
                                     

1.4. Geography of Cornwall Fauna of Cornwall

  • Cornish game hen
  • Red-billed chough
  • Birds of Cornwall
  • Mammals of Cornwall
  • Large Black pig
                                     

1.5. Geography of Cornwall Wildlife conservation

  • National Lobster Hatchery
  • Frederick Hamilton Davey
  • The Guild of Cornish Hedgers
  • Westcountry Rivers Trust
  • Cornwall Wildlife Trust


                                     

1.6. Geography of Cornwall Places in Cornwall

  • Population of Cornwall: 536.000 2014 estimate

Places in Cornwall

  • List of places in Penwith
  • Places of interest in Cornwall
  • List of public art in Cornwall
                                     

2. Politics of Cornwall

Politics of Cornwall

  • Cornish nationalism
  • Cornish Solidarity
  • Cornwall 2000
  • Cornish rotten and pocket boroughs
  • Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities
  • Celtic League political organisation
  • Cornish Nationalist Party
                                     

2.1. Politics of Cornwall Elections in Cornwall

  • Penwith local elections
  • 1987 Truro by-election
  • Caradon local elections
  • 2007 Penwith Council election
  • 2005 United Kingdom general election result in Cornwall
  • 2009 Cornwall Council election
  • Cornwall local elections
  • North Cornwall local elections
  • 2003 Restormel Council election
  • Restormel local elections
  • Kerrier local elections
  • Local elections
  • 2004 Penwith Council election
  • Carrick local elections
                                     

2.2. Politics of Cornwall Local government districts in Cornwall

  • Penwith
  • Caradon
  • Kerrier
  • North Cornwall
  • Restormel
  • Carrick, Cornwall
                                     

2.3. Politics of Cornwall Constituencies

  • South West England European Parliament constituency
  • European Parliament constituencies
  • Cornwall and West Plymouth European Parliament constituency
  • Cornwall and Plymouth European Parliament constituency
  • West Looe UK Parliament constituency
  • Grampound UK Parliament constituency
  • Penryn and Falmouth UK Parliament constituency
  • Truro and St Austell UK Parliament constituency
  • Mitchell UK Parliament constituency
  • Fowey UK Parliament constituency
  • Saltash UK Parliament constituency
  • Tregony UK Parliament constituency
  • UK Parliament constituencies
  • Bodmin UK Parliament constituency
  • Helston UK Parliament constituency
  • St Germans UK Parliament constituency
  • Launceston UK Parliament constituency
  • East Cornwall UK Parliament constituency
  • Liskeard UK Parliament constituency
  • Falmouth and Camborne UK Parliament constituency
  • Bossiney UK Parliament constituency
  • St Austell UK Parliament constituency
  • Camborne and Redruth UK Parliament constituency
  • South East Cornwall UK Parliament constituency
  • Lostwithiel UK Parliament constituency
  • St Ives UK Parliament constituency
  • North Cornwall UK Parliament constituency
  • Newport Cornwall UK Parliament constituency
  • Truro and Falmouth UK Parliament constituency
  • Cornwall UK Parliament constituency
  • Callington UK Parliament constituency
  • Penryn UK Parliament constituency
  • West Cornwall UK Parliament constituency
  • Camelford UK Parliament constituency
  • East Looe UK Parliament constituency
  • St Austell and Newquay UK Parliament constituency
  • Truro UK Parliament constituency
  • St Mawes UK Parliament constituency


                                     

2.4. Politics of Cornwall Cornish politicians

Current MPs

All of Cornwalls current MPs are Conservatives.

  • Scott Mann, MP for Cornwall North 2015–Present
  • Derek Thomas, MP for St. Ives 2015–Present
  • Sheryll Murray, MP for South East Cornwall 2010–Present
  • Sarah Newton, MP for Truro and Falmouth 2010–Present
  • Mark Prisk, Shadow Minister for Cornwall from 2007 to 2010 but Conservative MP for Hertford and Stortford since 2001
  • Steve Double, MP for St. Austell and Newquay 2015–Present
  • George Eustice, MP for Camborne and Redruth 2010–Present
Past MPs
  • Andrew George, Liberal Democrat MP for St. Ives 1997 - 2015
  • Matthew Taylor, Liberal Democrat MP for Truro and St Austell from 1987 to 2010 now a life peer as Baron Taylor of Goss Moor
  • Julia Goldsworthy, Liberal Democrat MP for Falmouth & Camborne 2005 - 2010
  • Steve Gilbert, Liberal Democrat MP for St. Austell and Newquay 2010 - 2015
  • Dan Rogerson, Liberal Democrat MP for North Cornwall 2005 - 2015
  • Colin Breed, Liberal Democrat MP for South East Cornwall 1997 - 2010
Other politicians
  • Dick Cole, the leader of Mebyon Kernow
  • Mebyon Kernow, the main nationalist party in Cornwall


                                     

2.5. Politics of Cornwall Royal titles

  • Duchy of Cornwall
  • Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall
  • High Sheriff of Cornwall
  • Duke of Cornwall
  • Duchess of Cornwall
                                     

2.6. Politics of Cornwall Military in Cornwall

  • RRH Portreath
  • RAF Davidstow Moor
  • List of Cornish soldiers, commanders and sailors
  • Vice-Admiral of Cornwall
  • RAF St. Mawgan
  • HMS Fisgard
  • The Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry
  • RNAS Culdrose
  • HMS St Austell Bay K634
  • Category:Military of the United Kingdom in Cornwall
  • HMS Raleigh
  • RAF St Eval
  • RNAS Predannack
  • Somerset and Cornwall Light Infantry
  • GCHQ Bude
                                     

3. History of Cornwall

History of Cornwall

  • Timeline of Cornish history
  • Woodbury Common, Devon
  • Dumnonii
  • Maps of Cornwall
  • Cornovii Cornish
  • Cornish saints
  • Royal charters applying to Cornwall
  • Keskerdh Kernow 500
  • Robert, Count of Mortain
  • Glasney College
  • Fowey Gallants
  • Cornwall territorial duchy
  • Duchies in the United Kingdom
  • Stannary town
  • Clyst Heath
  • List of Cornish historians
  • Torrey Canyon
  • Clyst St Mary
  • List of windmills in Cornwall
  • Lew Trenchard
  • Celtic nations
  • Dumnonia
  • Perkin Warbeck
  • Battle of Deorham
  • Stannary Courts and Parliaments
  • Stateless nation
                                     

3.1. History of Cornwall History of Cornwall by period

  • Cornish Uprising of 1497
  • Battle of Lostwithiel
  • Penlee lifeboat disaster
  • POW Camp 115, Whitecross, St. Columb Major
  • Act of Uniformity 1549
  • Battle of Cornwall
  • Battle of Sampford Courtenay
  • Second Cornish Uprising of 1497
  • Cornish Uprising of 1497 - An Gof
  • Cornish Uprising of 1549
  • Cornwall in the English Civil War
  • Cornish Uprising of 1497 - Thomas Flamank
  • Jacobite uprising in Cornwall of 1715
  • The Gear Rout
  • Revived Cornish Stannary Parliament
  • Cornish Foreshore Case
  • Newlyn riots
                                     

3.2. History of Cornwall History of Cornwall by subject

  • Bishop of Cornwall
  • Cornish currency
  • Kerrier hundred
  • Custos Rotulorum of Cornwall
  • List of former administrative divisions in Cornwall
  • Penwith hundred
  • Cornish emigration
  • Triggshire hundred
  • Earl of Cornwall
  • Hundreds of Cornwall
  • History of the Duchy of Cornwall
  • List of legendary rulers of Cornwall
  • History of mining in Cornwall and Devon
  • Kiddlywink
  • Old Cornish units of measurement
  • Early Cornish Texts
                                     

3.3. History of Cornwall Disasters

  • Boscastle flood of 2004
  • Penlee lifeboat disaster 1981
  • List of shipwrecks of Cornwall 20th century
  • Torrey Canyon oil spill
  • List of shipwrecks of Cornwall
  • List of shipwrecks of Cornwall 19th century
  • Sikorsky S-61 disaster 1983
                                     

4. Culture of Cornwall

Culture of Cornwall

  • Celts modern
  • Celtic culture
  • Anglo-Celtic
  • Celtic Congress
  • Pan-Celticism
  • Cornish tartans
  • Cornish clothes
  • Royal Cornwall Show
  • Festivals and events
  • Cornwall Record Office
  • Cornish heritage organisations
  • Federation of Old Cornwall Societies
  • Royal Institution of Cornwall
  • The Cornish Gorseth Kernow bards
  • Museums in Cornwall
  • Royal Cornwall Museum
                                     

4.1. Culture of Cornwall The arts in Cornwall

  • Cornish dance
  • Dance of Cornwall
  • Kneehigh Theatre
  • List of public art in Cornwall
  • Theatre in Cornwall
                                     

4.2. Culture of Cornwall Architecture in Cornwall

  • Grade II* listed buildings in Cornwall Q–Z
  • Grade II* listed buildings in Cornwall H–P
  • Bodmin Parish Church
  • Grade I listed buildings in Cornwall
  • Cornwall Railway viaducts
  • Grade II* listed buildings in Cornwall
  • Grade II* listed buildings in Cornwall A–G
  • Jamaica Inn
  • Eden Project
  • Royal Albert Bridge
  • List of windmills in Cornwall
  • List of museums in Cornwall
  • St Germans Priory
  • Truro Cathedral
  • Tate St Ives
  • Railway stations in Cornwall
  • Tamar Bridge
                                     

4.3. Culture of Cornwall Castles and houses in Cornwall

  • Restormel Castle
  • Cotehele House
  • Lanhydrock House
  • Tintagel Castle
  • Pendennis Castle
  • Launceston Castle
  • Historic houses in Cornwall
  • Country houses in Cornwall
  • Trematon Castle
                                     

4.4. Culture of Cornwall Literature of Cornwall

Literature in Cornish

  • The Camomile Lawn
  • The Poldark Novels
  • Jamaica Inn novel
  • Cornish novels
  • Rebecca novel
  • Frenchmans Creek
  • Proper Job, Charlie Curnow novel
  • Cornish writers
                                     

4.5. Culture of Cornwall Cornish folklore

Cornish folklore

  • Helston Furry Dance
  • Knocker folklore
  • Mermaid of Zennor
  • Guldize
  • Guise dancing
  • Chewidden Thursday
  • Pixie folklore
  • West Cornwall May Day celebrations
  • Beast of Bodmin
  • Owlman
  • Allantide
  • Picrous Day
  • Golowan
  • Peter and the Piskies: Cornish Folk and Fairy Tales
  • Kernewek Lowender
  • Tom Bawcocks Eve
  • St Pirans Day
  • Nickanan Night
                                     

4.6. Culture of Cornwall Media in Cornwall

Media in Cornwall

  • Rebecca 1940 film
  • Straw Dogs
  • Wycliffe TV series
  • Wild West sitcom
  • Jamaica Inn film
  • Doc Martin
                                     

4.7. Culture of Cornwall Music of Cornwall

Cornish music

  • Britpop
  • The Cornish National Anthem
  • Genres
  • Celtic music
  • Bands
  • The Onyx
  • Thirteen Senses
  • Kubb band
  • Cornish bagpipes
  • Instruments
  • Musical works
  • Tintagel – symphonic poem composed by Arnold Bax in 1919; it is perhaps his best-known orchestral work.
  • The Pirates of Penzance
  • Four Cornish Dances by Malcolm Arnold
  • Cornish musicians
  • Aphex Twin
  • Al Hodge
  • Brenda Wootton
  • Luke Vibert
  • Dudley Savage


                                     

4.8. Culture of Cornwall Cuisine of Cornwall

Cuisine of Cornwall

  • Cornish Gilliflower
  • Heavy cake
  • Stargazy pie
  • Saffron bun
  • Food
  • Cornish fairings
  • List of Cornish cheeses
  • Cornish pasty
  • Clotted cream
  • Hogs pudding
  • Cornish Yarg
  • Skinners Brewery
  • St Austell Brewery
  • Meadery
  • Sharps Brewery
  • Drink
  • Cyder
                                     

4.9. Culture of Cornwall Icons of Cornwall

  • The Song of the Western Men
  • Bro Goth Agan Tasow
  • Cornish symbols
  • Saint Pirans Flag
  • List of Cornish flags
                                     

4.10. Culture of Cornwall Language in Cornwall

  • List of Cornish dialect words
  • Anglo-Cornish
  • Modern Cornish
  • Cornish surnames
  • Oggy
  • Cornish language
  • List of linguists and writers in Cornish
  • Unified Cornish
  • Languages of Cornwall
  • Kernewek Kemmyn
  • Kernowek Standard
                                     

4.11. Culture of Cornwall Cornish words and names

  • Penna surname
  • Cornish surnames
  • Treffry
  • Baragwanath
  • Emmet Cornish
  • List of Cornish dialect words
                                     

4.12. Culture of Cornwall Linguistics organizations

  • Skol Veythrin Karenza
  • Akademi Kernewek
  • Movyans Skolyow Meythrin
  • Kowethas an Yeth Kernewek
  • Dalleth
  • Cornish Language Partnership
  • Kesva an Taves Kernewek
  • Agan Tavas
  • Cornish Language Council Cussel an Tavas Kernuak
                                     

4.13. Culture of Cornwall Linguists

  • Vanessa Beeman
  • E. G. Retallack Hooper
  • Ken George
  • Nicholas Williams
  • Robert Morton Nance
  • Rod Lyon
  • Bernard Deacon
  • Henry Jenner
  • John Boson writer
  • Richard Gendall
  • Nicholas Boson
                                     

4.14. Culture of Cornwall People of Cornwall

  • List of Cornish writers
  • List of Cornish soldiers, commanders and sailors
  • List of Cornish philanthropists
  • List of Cornish artists, architects and craftspeople
  • Cornish people
  • List of Cornish musicians
  • Cornish diaspora
  • Cornish saints
  • List of Cornish historians
  • List of Cornish scientists and inventors
  • List of Cornish engineers and inventors
  • Cornish writers
  • List of Cornish sportsmen and sportswomen
  • List of people from Cornwall
  • List of notable residents of Cornwall
  • List of Cornish geologists and explorers
  • List of Cornish Christians
  • Celts
                                     

4.15. Culture of Cornwall Noble and notable families

  • Fox family of Falmouth
  • Duke of Cornwall
  • Arundell of Lanherne
  • Earl of Cornwall
  • Duchess of Cornwall
  • Great Cornish Families
                                     

4.16. Culture of Cornwall Religion in Cornwall

  • Diocese of Exeter
  • List of notable Cornish Christians
  • Bishop of Truro
  • Diocese of Truro
  • Celtic Christianity
  • Roman Catholic Diocese of Plymouth
  • Truro Cathedral
  • List of Cornish saints
  • Archdeacon of Cornwall
  • Religion in Cornwall
  • Christianity in Cornwall
                                     

5. Economy and infrastructure of Cornwall

Economy of Cornwall

  • Agriculture of Cornwall
  • Royal Cornwall Show
  • Fishing in Cornwall
  • List of farms in Cornwall
  • Communications in Cornwall
  • Media in Cornwall
  • South West of England Regional Development Agency
  • Companies based in Cornwall
  • South West Regional Assembly
  • Economic development
                                     

6. Transport in Cornwall

Transport in Cornwall

Railways present day

  • St Ives Bay Line
  • Atlantic Coast Line, Cornwall
  • Maritime Line
  • Cornish Main Line
  • Railway stations in Cornwall
  • Tamar Valley Line
  • Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership
  • Looe Valley Line

Buses and coaches in Cornwall

  • Kernow Buses run by First South West
  • Western Greyhound
  • Truronian

Ships and boats in Cornwall

  • Spirit of Mystery
  • List of shipwrecks of Cornwall
  • Penlee Lifeboat Station
  • Falmouth Quay Punt
  • Clio barque
  • Falmouth Lifeboat Station
  • Torpoint Ferry
  • Scillonian disambiguation

Canals

  • Liskeard & Looe Union Canal
  • Bude Canal
  • St. Columb Canal
  • Parnalls Canal
  • Par Canal
                                     

6.1. Transport in Cornwall Air travel in Cornwall

  • Bodmin Airfield
  • Newquay Cornwall International Airport
  • Penzance Heliport
  • St. Marys Airport
  • Perranporth Airfield
  • Truro Aerodrome
  • Isles of Scilly Skybus
  • British International Helicopters
  • Tresco Heliport
  • Lands End Airport
                                     

6.2. Transport in Cornwall Railways present day

  • St Ives Bay Line
  • Atlantic Coast Line, Cornwall
  • Maritime Line
  • Cornish Main Line
  • Railway stations in Cornwall
  • Tamar Valley Line
  • Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership
  • Looe Valley Line
                                     

6.3. Transport in Cornwall Railways heritage & history

  • Cornwall Minerals Railway
  • West Cornwall Railway
  • Newquay and Cornwall Junction Railway
  • Disused railway stations Bodmin to Wadebridge line
  • Cornwall Railway
  • Treffry Viaduct
  • Lostwithiel and Fowey Railway
  • Disused railway stations Plymouth to Penzance Line
  • GWR 3700 Class 3440 City of Truro
  • Bodmin and Wadebridge Railway
  • Helston Railway Preservation Company
  • Cornwall Railway viaducts
  • Truro and Newquay Railway
  • Cornish Riviera Express
                                     

6.4. Transport in Cornwall Buses and coaches in Cornwall

  • Kernow Buses run by First South West
  • Western Greyhound
  • Truronian
                                     

6.5. Transport in Cornwall Ships and boats in Cornwall

  • Spirit of Mystery
  • List of shipwrecks of Cornwall
  • Penlee Lifeboat Station
  • Falmouth Quay Punt
  • Clio barque
  • Falmouth Lifeboat Station
  • Torpoint Ferry
  • Scillonian disambiguation
                                     

7. Healthcare in Cornwall

Healthcare in Cornwall

  • South Western Ambulance Service
  • Cornwall Air Ambulance
  • Ambulance services in Cornwall
  • Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Peninsula Community Health
  • Health services in Cornwall
  • Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • St Lawrences Hospital, Bodmin
  • St Michaels Hospital, Hayle
  • Royal Cornwall Infirmary
  • Camborne Redruth Community Hospital
  • Bodmin Hospital
  • Royal Cornwall Hospital
  • West Cornwall Hospital
  • Hospitals in Cornwall
  • Childrens Hospice South West
  • Cornwall Hospice Care
  • Hospices in Cornwall
                                     

8. Education in Cornwall

  • List of museums in Cornwall
  • List of schools in Cornwall
Primary education
  • Five Islands Academy
  • St Mabyn Church of England Primary School
Secondary education
  • Falmouth School
  • Truro High School
  • Humphry Davy School
  • Glasney College
  • Richard Lander School
  • Poltair School
  • Callywith College
  • Truro and Penwith College
  • Truro School
  • Cornwall College
  • Penair School
Tertiary education
  • University of Exeter, Cornwall Campus
  • Camborne School of Mines
  • Combined Universities in Cornwall
  • Falmouth University
  • Institute of Cornish Studies
                                     
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