Attractions in Launceston

  • The Launceston Steam Railway links the town of Launceston with the hamlet of Newmills. Trains are hauled by steam locomotives built at the end of the 19th century.

  • The largest undercover attraction in North Cornwall, combining various activities for the whole family and meetings with lots of cuddly animals

  • Delightful attraction for all the family and the only place in the West Country where British otters are bred on a regular basis

  • Fine example of a Georgian town house. Owned by the National Trust, now used by Launceston Town Council as a museum and civic centre

  • Castle set on the high motte (mound) of a stronghold built soon after the Norman Conquest