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Ashton Information, History, Acommodation and more

Located on the A394 Helston - Penzance road, the name Ashton means 'the place of the ash tree' although the particular reason for this is not obvious. In the past Ashton was a reasonably affluent, busy village supporting no less than four chapels. None of these are used as places of worship anymore.

Tregonning HillBesides a pub, the Lion & Lamb and a post office there isn't really much to do in Ashton. Nearby Germoe and Tregonning Hill, with it's far reaching views, are worth investigating.

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