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Reviving Cornwall’s Unique Language

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019

One of the many wonderful and extraordinary aspects of this enigmatic region is the existence of its own language.

Although the Cornish language died out in the 18th century, there has been a resurgence in interest in this ancient language.

Sharing its roots with the Welsh language, the Cornish language pre-dates the roman invasion of Britain.

Cornwall Council’s ten year ‘Cornish Language Strategy’ aims to encourage its use across the community and develop the teaching and learning of the language.

According to the Cornish Guardian, a plan is currently being developed to bring about a wider use of the spoken language. It is already used increasingly across the county in building and street names.

Visit Cornwall (or should we say ‘Kernow’!)

If you are coming to Cornwall to explore the fascinating culture and history of this ancient land, The Beach House in Port Isaac is the perfect place to relax and unwind with friends and family.

Sleeping up to 16 people in gorgeous comfort, this luxury self-catering accommodation overlooks the dramatic north Cornish coastline and is only a short walk from the cosy harbour of the fishing village of Port Isaac.

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