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Stone handaxe
THIS small handaxe is one of the most beautiful in the British Museum. It is made from quartz with attractive amethyst banding, a difficult material from which to make tools because it is extremely hard. The toolmaker would have had to hit with considerable force and accuracy to remove flakes. Such a high degree of difficulty makes the thin, symmetrical shape of this piece a masterpiece of the toolmakers’ art.
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Henry's Campsite, Caerthillian Farm, The Lizard, Helston, Cornwall
Henry's is different. It's the most southerly campsite in mainland Britain and it's been here for donkey's years. It was just a 'normal' campsite until Ron and Jo Lyne took over from Ron's dad Henry. When asked what he's trying to achieve at Henry's, Ron muttered something like 'I want it to be like a garden'. Well, he's certainly achieved that humble dream, but we think he may be underselling it slightly...
Old Farm, Lower Pentreath, Pentreath Lane, Praa Sands, Penzance, Cornwall

In another corner of Cornwall here’s another fantastic beach with another fantastic little campsite to go with it. The Old Farm site at Praa Sands is run by friendly Wendy with a lovely Cornish accent, and consists of just 14 pitches dug into a sloping garden above the farmhouse — all just a short walk away from the strip of Praa Sands.
Ayr Holiday Park (St Ives, Cornwall)

St Ives is a delightful blend of working fishing port, holiday resort, and traditional Cornish town. Many an artist has gravitated towards its quality of light, bustling scenes, and stimulating coast and countryside since big names like Barbara Hepworth first settled here after the Second World War.
Treen Farm Campsite, Treen, St Levan, Penzance, Cornwall

Beach babes and sun lovers, oil up and grab your flip-flops - Treen Farm's campsite, three miles shy of Land's End, is just a towel's throw from some of England's finest beaches.
Secret Garden, Bosavern House, St Just, Penzance, Cornwall

The greatest difficulty this small campsite could ever encounter is living up to its name. After all, those two simple words,'secret' and 'garden', when put together promise so much: your very own slice of Eden-like paradise full of natural pleasure.
Bryher Campsite, Bryher, Scilly Isles, Cornwall

The tiny Scilly Isle of Bryher has two distinct faces. To the south and east are calm blue waters filling the narrow, sheltered channel separating the island from its big sister, Tresco; while its north-western shores are a jagged jumble of weather-torn rocks, beaten and broken by the relentless Atlantic waves.
Troytown Farm Campsite, St Agnes, Scilly Isles, Cornwall

Truly remote, rugged beauty lies on St Agnes, one of the smallest inhabited islands of the Scilly archipelago. Its edge-of-England Celtic scenery makes for a spectacular campsite - after a spectacular journey.
Fauxquets Valley Campsite, Candie Road, Castel, Guernsey, Channel Islands

Fauxquets is one of those places you wish you'd discovered sooner. It's a rural haven entirely in keeping with the laid-back but efficient nature of Guernsey. The campsite sits in a sheltered position overlooking the wooded Fauxquets Valley, its tranquillity enhanced by careful terracing, shrub borders, and ever-present trees.
La Valette Farm, Sark, Channel Islands

Pitch a tent in the east-facing field of La Valette Farm's campsite on the tiny isle of Sark — the smallest of the four major Channel Islands — and on a clear day, with the cliffs dropping away dramatically into the sea, you get a pristine view of the French coast, 20 miles off in the distance.