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Things to do in Callington, Cornwall


Callington is a market town nestling between the Tamar and Lynher rivers. The mural project on the walls of the town's buildings displays the area's heritage, landscape and industry.

Dupath Well House - One mile east of Callington (Holy Well, Chapel, 1510) Attractive granite building (16th century) set over a holy well used for baptisms, the water was believed to cure whooping cough.

Cadsonbury Iron Age Hillfort - A massive band and ditch encompasses the hilltop. The impressive home of a local chief. Kit Hill Country Park - Was given to Cornwall County Council in 1985 by HRH Prince Charles, this prominent hill was used for surface mining and granite quarrying. There are nature trails and spectacular views of Bodmin Moor and Dartmoor.

Nearby is the Tamar Valley Donkey Park.

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Images of Callington


Kit Hill near Callington,Cornwall © Daryle Arkwell-Gay
Lucket Village,Tamar Valley near Callington © Daryle Arkwell-Gay
The Old Mine works at Kit Hill,Callinton © Daryle Arkwell-Gay
Stoke Climsand,from Kit Hill,Callington. © Daryle Arkwell-Gay
Plymouth Sound and the Tamar, from Kit Hill,Callington © Daryle Arkwell-Gay
The Tower Kit Hill,Callington © Daryle Arkwell-Gay

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