Cornwall’s unique culture, spectacular landscape and mild climate make it a popular tourist destination. Cornwall, UK is full of pretty villages, quaint fishing ports, rugged hills and moorlands and ghosts; always there are ghosts. It has a soft, pretty, southern coast on the English Channel with several broad estuaries and harbours. Along the Atlantic shores of Britain’s extreme south-west tip is a bleak yet beautiful, treacherous rocky coast.
It is a region of great poets and writers, great gardens and stately homes. Cornwall is best known for it’s pasties, it is a region of strong culinary heritage and is surrounded on all sides by the sea. There are beers to suit every taste and small scale productions of wine, mead and cider.
This documentary reveals the stronghold of King Arthur at Tintagel, austere ruins of castles, tin mines and stately homes of the rich and powerful of the past. But above all is the eternal presence of the sea.