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English: Porthtowan is a small village in Cornwall, England, in the United Kingdom, and is a popular summer tourist destination which lies within the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape, a World Heritage Site. Porthtowan lies on Cornwall's north Atlantic coast about south-west of Newquay. Mainline railway services, including the nightsleeper service, from London, stop at Redruth and Truro. Newquay Cornwall Airport is nearby and private jets, charters and helicopters are served by Perranporth Airfield. Its name comes from the Cornish words 'porth' and 'tewynn' to mean Cove of Sand Dunes.


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