Delabole

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Delabole, in Cornish, Delyow Boll, is a thriving village most famous for its beautiful slate. This natural product can be found on the roofs, window sills and floors of many Cornish homes and public buildings.

The quarry has been in operation for at least 650 years and its slate is famous throughout the world.

The name, Delabole, is thought to derive in part from the word 'bol' meaning 'pit'.

Delabole's carnival is held in July. For more information click on Events in the menu.

General Information

Delabole has local facilities including a Post Office,two general stores and nearby visitor attractions.

Guest House accommodation is available in Delabole with bed and breakfast facilities.


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Location:
Delabole is situated in North Cornwall in the parish of St Teath on the B3314. It can be easily accessed from the A39 trunk road.

Delabole can be accessed by local bus services from Polzeath, Wadebridge, Camelford, Bude and Tintagel.

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