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(For the former parliamentary constituency, see Helston (UK Parliament constituency).) Helston (Cornish: Hellys) is a town and civil parish in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is situated at the northern end of the Lizard Peninsula approximately 12 miles (19 km) east of Penzance and 9 miles (14 km) south-west of Falmouth. Helston is the most southerly town on the island of Great Britain and is around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) farther south than Penzance. The population in 2011 was 11,700. The former stannary and cattle market town is best known for the annual Furry Dance (known locally as the Flora Dance), said to originate from the medieval period. However, the Hal-an-Tow is reputed to be of Celtic origin. The song, and music, associated with the Furry Dance is known to have been written in 1911. In 2001, the town celebrated the 800th anniversary of the granting of its Charter.

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If you are looking for travel information of Helston in United Kingdom, you've come to the right place. A gripping city on its own right, Plymouth also deserves a visit. Plymouth, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Plymouth Hoe, National Marine Aquarium, Barbican. Tour packages of Helston are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Helston*

  • Pollution Statistics in Helston

    Know the pollution level of Helston before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Helston: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Helston for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Helston.

    • Burglary and Theft 32.5 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 22.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 20 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 22.5 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 22.5 (Low)
    • Attacks 27.5 (Low)
    • Drug offense 35 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 60 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Helston - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Helston is 181.35 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 74.38 (High)
    • Climate Index 92.61 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 51.72 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 21.4 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 71.79 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 84.03 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.06 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 105.27 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Helston

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Helston

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.04 USD
    • International Movie per seat 15.86 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 46.26 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.1 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 105.74 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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