Place:North Petherwin, Devon, England

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NameNorth Petherwin
Alt namesNorth Petherwynsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeVillage
Located inDevon, England
Also located inCornwall, England    
source: Family History Library Catalog


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North Petherwin is a civil parish and village in east Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The village is situated five miles (8 km) northwest of Launceston on a ridge above the River Ottery valley.

North Petherwin is a rural parish which has transferred between Devon and Cornwall in the past. Historically, the Dukes of Bedford have been major land owners in the parish. As well as the church town, settlements include Hellescott, Brassacott, and Maxworthy.

The Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre is North Petherwin's main tourist attraction. As well as having European and Asian Short Clawed otters it has a duck pond, a nature trail where owls can be seen, a restaurant area and a gift shop.

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