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Polperro
Interesting
Polperro The Essential
Interesting
This charming old fishing village, with closely packed cottages and winding alleys (closed to vehicles), nestles in an inlet. Visitors reach it via a steep road which follows the river down to the coast. A converted waterfront sardine factory houses a small museum displaying photographs by Lewis Harding (1806-1893) and exhibits illustrating the area's past, which was long dependent on fishing and smuggling.