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The island measures one mile in circumference and 22 acres in area and was inhabited until 2004. Unusually for an island of this size,
With Evelyn's death in 1997 and her sister's in 2004, St George Island passed to the care of the Cornwall Wildlife Trust. The island has long been a haven for sea and woodland birds and can be visited in the Summer via the town.
The island has no roads, no shops and no traffic. It does posses two beaches, numerous rock pools, woods, caves and good fishing spots. A few stones remain from an early medieval benedictine chapel, linked by legend to Joseph of Arimethea (is there anywhere he didn't visit?)
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