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Launceston Castle

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Castle Lodge
PL15 7DR

Fantastic views are on offer from the motte of this imposing Norman castle. Launceston was a former capital of Cornwall and the castle, commanding the surrounding countryside, controlled the main entry route into the country.

The castle has a rich and interesting, 1000 year history which charts its passage from one of the great strongholds of the Earls of Cornwall to town goal to Second World War hospital.

General Information:

  • Pay and display parking nearby
  • Picnics welcome
  • Gift shop
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    Map of Launceston Castle


    In Launceston Town Centre.

    Launceston Castle Postcode for SatNav: PL15 7DR


    +44 (0)1566 772 365

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