Fowey and Polruan
The St Austell - Fowey area offers a diversity of towns, villages, scenic harbours and beautiful river and coastal scenery.
From Charlestown, with its picturesque harbour near St Austell, this areas largest town, to Lansallos in the south east, the St Austell - Fowey area boasts fine beaches at Polkerris, beautiful riverside towns and villages at Fowey, Lostwithiel, St Winnow, Golant, Polruan and Lerryn, fine coastal scenery including Black Head and an insight into one of Cornwall's ancient industries, the production of kaolin or as it is commonly known, china clay.
Also home to Daphne du Maurier, famous for her contributions to literature. Du Maurier resided at Menabilly for a time until the late 1940s after leaving the family home of Ferryside at Fowey.
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