Find out why history was made in a remote Cornish valley…… 

Inside Porthcurno the Cable Hut

Porthcurno may be a tiny place in the furthest reaches of Cornwall but it holds a very important place in history.  It was the busiest relay station in the world in 1920.  Porthcurno beach is also the place where 14 submarine telegraph cables came ashore at an 1870’s relay station. Did you know that now only 3% of data is fed around the world by satellite? The rest is sent in the blink of an eye by undersea cables. Porthcurno is set at the end of a Cornish valley […]

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