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West Pentire, Cornwall

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West Pentire, Cornwall

West Pentire (Cornish: Pentir, meaning promontory) is a village on the north coast of Cornwall in England, UK. It is located within the civil parish of Crantock, 2.5 miles west of the town of Newquay. To the west of the hamlet are the West Pentire Fields, which have been designated as an Important Plant Area, by the organisation Plantlife, for its arable flora, especially poppies and corn marigolds. These fields are owned by the National Trust.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW7760
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall

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