Aldestowe (Aldˊ-stow) Medieval name for the village of Padstow Located west of Tintagel on the west bank of the estuary of the River Camel. Home village of Adaem, Beatrix, Arjen, and Aleydis
Bury Down Neolithic hillfort located outside the village of Liskeard Bury is derived from "burh," which means "a fortified place." Down or "don" means "dun" or "hill"
Lostwithiel (Lost-withˊ-eel) Seat of governance of medieval Cornwall Situated alongside the River Fowey
Restormel Castle (Res-torˊ-mel) Earl Richard and Earl Edmund's castle Located in the village of Lostwithiel
River Camel (Dowr Kammel: Cornish for crooked river) Arises on Bodmin Moor and flows into the Celtic Sea
River Fowey (Foy) Origin: Bodmin Moor on the slopes of Brown Willy (The Hill of Swallows), Cornwall's highest tor. Flows south to the sea, its estuary at the harbor town of Fowey.
Tintagel (Tin-tajˊ-el) Site of Earl Richard's castle, high on northern Cornwall's seaside cliffs Home village of Anwen Legendary birthplace of King Arthur
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