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Welcome to the official website for St Teath Parish Council

St Teath Parish lies between the Atlantic Ocean and Bodmin Moor (west of the A39 between Camelford and Wadebridge) and covers an area of almost 6000 acres. It has two wards, St Teath and Delabole.

Delabole village is situated about a mile from the North Coast of Cornwall. It is right in the heart of King Arthur Country, being close to Camelford, Tintagel, Boscastle and Port Isaac. There are churches, a post office, several shops, toilets and a playing field in the village and some delightful local pubs and plenty of pleasant walks in the area.

Close by is one of the biggest holes in Europe, the Delabole Slate Quarry and its museum. Delabole Slate, probably the finest slate available, has been used as a building material for over 600 years, and has been quarried since the early 17th century. The quarry is 425 feet deep and over a mile and a half around. Modern mining techniques mean that an average of 120 tonnes of slate block is still quarried each day using a minimum of staff. The quarry is also home to the Delabole butterfly (Spirifer vermuli).

The village of St Teath lies to the south of the Delabole Slate Quarry. There is a clock tower built from Delamore Slate in the centre of the village near the ancient Parish Church of St Tetha. The village has a post office, shop and public house.

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