Attractions in Lostwithiel
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 Catherines Castle / Fowey
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
Polruan Blockhouse / Fowey
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.
Eden Project / St Austell
Cornwall's best known attraction. The site consists of 2 vast landscaped space age greenhouses, or biomes, containing a variety of temperate and tropical plants.
Tregrehan Garden / St Austell
Dramatic 20ha woodland garden created over the last 200 years by the Carlyon family, forming an exotic green gene bank of known source plants in a temperate rainforest
Lanhydrock House and Gardens / Bodmin
Impressive late Victorian country house near Bodmin with extensive servants' quarters, church, gardens and wooded estate
Boconnoc House and Gardens / Lostwithiel
Superb country mansion set in extensive grounds and gardens
Bodmin Jail / Bodmin
Bodmin Jail, which was built as the County Prison in 1778 and was notorious for its cramped conditions and public hangings, is now a fascinating museum
The Courtroom Experience / Bodmin
A Victorian murder mystery set in the original county courtrooms of Bodmin's Shire Hall. You will play the part of the jury in the Charlotte Dymond murder trail and decide if Matthew Weeks was guilty or not.
Cornwall's Regimental Museum / Bodmin
Regarded as amongst the finest military museums in the South West, Cornwall's Regimental Museum is located in the Keep, close to Bodmin town centre. The museum covers the story of the Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry and displays collections of medals, weapons, uniforms, paintings and artefacts