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Padstow harbour. Busy as ever and still the focal point of activity Padstow was already a bustling little port of fishermen and boat-builders in the time of Elizabeth 1st. Nowadays the local fisherman supply the many fish restaurants which have recently become a major feature of the town. Looking at a map it is not hard to see why Padstow is where it is; The River Camel is the only sheltered estuary between Hayle in West Cornwall and Devon . Positioned in a small valley on the more sheltered westerly side of the river, Padstow became a thriving fishing port and later trading port. It was during the 16th and 17th centuries that Padstow's growth…...

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