Pelynt

The village of Pelynt is situated about 3 miles inland from the popular fishing village of Polperro in South East Cornwall.

The name is derived from the Cornish Plyw-Nynt meaning Parish of Saint Non and the village is mentioned in the 11th century Domesday Book. It is recorded as paying 40 times the taxes of nearby Looe.

Pelynt is in an Area of Great Landscape, Value and near an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Parish contains a number of archaeological sites including Pelynt Barrow.

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