Restormel Castle, 13th-century circular shell-keep stands on an earlier Norman mound surrounded by a deep dry ditch. The castle has fantastic views and is a favourite picnic spot.
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Bant’s Carn Burial Chamber and Halangy Down Ancient Village. The remains of an Iron Age village in a scenic location. With a Bronze Age burial mound, entrance passage and inner Read more [...]
Innisidgen Lower and Upper Burial Chambers includes two Bronze Age communal burial cairns.
Lots of legends about Dozmary Pool most with links to King Arthur. It was reputedly that King Arthur received his legendary sword, Excalibur and that as the home of the Read more [...]
Antony is an early 18th-century mansion set in parkland and fine gardens.
Levant Mine and Beam Engine is part of Cornwall and West Devon Mining World Heritage Site. Includes the only Cornish beam engine anywhere in the world that is still in Read more [...]
Now in ruins Tintagel Castle is Cornwall’s most iconic site where the legend of King Arthur was born. A strong hold of the Earls of Cornwall, the castle was built Read more [...]
Godolphin was considered in the 17th century to be the most fashionable house in Cornwall. There are many fascinating walks on the estate, which includes Godolphin Hill and more than Read more [...]
Wheal Coates is a former cliff top tin mine situated on the north coast of Cornwall, between Porthtowan and St Agnes. It is maintained by the National Trust, for more Read more [...]
The old Market House is an imposing building in the main shopping street of Penzance which is now a bank. The statue outside is of Humphry Davy, the inventor of Read more [...]
Chysauster Ancient Village, 2,000 year old Iron Age settlement. The village of stone-walled homesteads known as ‘courtyard houses’, found only on the Land’s End peninsula and the Isles of Scilly. Read more [...]
Dupath Well is a granite well-house of c. 1500 that stands over an ancient spring, that was believed to cure whooping cough. Built by the Augustinian canons of nearby St Read more [...]