Attractions in Lerryn

  • Restormel Castle / Lostwithiel

    Surrounded by a deep moat and perched on a high mound, the huge circular keep of this castle, built at the turn of the 14th century, survives in good condition.

  • St Catherine's Castle was built, as one of several fortifications running along the south coast in 1536, to protect Fowey harbour from French Invasion and is now managed by English Heritage

  • One of a pair of defensive structures, the other being on the far side of the river mouth in Fowey. The blockhouses were linked by a huge metal chain which could be raised to prevent ships entering the harbour during an attack. Built in 1380 primarily to defend from French and Spanish.

  • Impressive late Victorian country house near Bodmin with extensive servants' quarters, church, gardens and wooded estate

  • Boconnoc House gardens

    Superb country mansion set in extensive grounds and gardens

  • Carnglaze Caverns

    Carnglaze consists of three underground caverns reaching over 100 meters into a wooded hillside between Liskeard and Bodmin.

  • Fowey Museum / Fowey

    Fowey Museum

    Housed in one of the oldest buildings in Fowey this single room museum is packed full of artefacts relating to the history of this ancient harbour town.

  • Wingz Animal and Bird Sanctuary

    Wingz is a charity founded by Grenville & Anita Allen which rescues and re-homes exotic animals from ex pets to surplus zoo stock

  • Hidden Valley Gardens is an intimate three-acre award-winning garden nestled in a secluded valley. Escape to this hidden garden where small is beautiful,but size doesn't limit the number and diversity of species sprouting within this little paradise.

  • Polperro Heritage Museum of Smuggling & Fishing

    The small Heritage Museum of Smuggling and Fishing is located in The Warren overlooking the fishing village's harbour. It is home to a fascinating collection of exhibits chronicling Polperro's history with particular reference to the two...

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