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Literary Cornwall

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Providing inspiration to writers, poets, and a good few novellists, Cornwall is steeped in literary history.

From the intrigue of the moors and creeks that inspired Daphne Du Maurier, the beaches and mines that lead to Poldark and the wild cliffsides that cemented the legacy of Rosamunde Pilcher. See below for our guides on how to follow in their footsteps and see what inspired them to create their work.

Daphne Du Maurier's Cornwall

From Frenchman's creek on the River Helford to Bodmin Moor where Jamaica inn was set, immerse yourself in Daphne Du Maurier's Cornwall.

Winston Graham - Poldark's Cornwall

Poldark's Cornwall

Rosamund Pilcher's Cornwall

Rosamund Pilcher's Cornwall