Withiel village, Cornwall
The Mid-Cornwall village of Withiel is situated about six miles west of Bodmin and the same distance south of Wadebridge. The name of the village (Cornish: Gwydhyel), is thought to have come from the 4th century Irish saint, Saint Uvel, its name translates to mean Place of the Trees, although the area is not heavily wooded these days. The nearby mines around Retire and Withielgoose were the main employers of the area as well as agricultural trades. Its central location makes Withiel a good base to visit the whole of Cornwall.
Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:
Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:
There's plenty more to explore in this area, too! Find more attractions and things to do nearby:
St Columb Major