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Restormel Castle

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Address: Restormel Road, Lostwithiel PL22 0EE, England
Phone Number: 0370-333-1181
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A fine weather venue

One of the best ancient monuments in Cornwall located up a hill from the lovely riverside town of Lostwithiel. Well worth a visit and well maintained by English Heritage. Limited... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Truro, United Kingdom
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Truro, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

One of the best ancient monuments in Cornwall located up a hill from the lovely riverside town of Lostwithiel. Well worth a visit and well maintained by English Heritage. Limited access for those with mobility problems - it is a moated ruins with a wall walk accessed by a rustic external stairway.

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Saltash, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The castle is worth a trip if you have an hour or two to spare. My best advice would be to pick a day when the weather is fine and take a picnic. The views are fantastic, there are benches and barbecue benches plus toilet facilities close by. There are no guided tours but there are interesting information plaques around... More 

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Dover, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Fantastic ruins with access to the upper parts of the castle. Amazing views. If following your SatNav continue on road as previously signposted as postcode stops short of your destination. You will need Wellies if the ground is wet as the walk up is grassed. Definitely worth the walk.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 640 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We first came across this place a couple of years ago but it was closed but so glad we returned. The way to the free car park is down a single track road and once parked it's a short walk through a gate and up a slight incline to the small shop. We got here for opening time and had... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Fantastic ruins and you can still walk most of the battlements so there are stunning views to be had all around. What a way to spend an hour or two.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Since my last review made similar comments relative to the National Trust, I'd like to put them forth here as well in terms of the English Heritage properties (Restormal Castle being one of theirs). As just stated elsewhere, these two memberships have saved us over L4000 in admission fees at roughly 120 sites over ten weeks of recent UK travel.... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Quite an uphill walk to get to the castle but once you're there it's a beautiful place to be. it has beautiful views when you walk around the top of the castle too.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The bluebells were out when we went and it added to the beauty of the place, it's a pretty little ruin, a shell keep which you don't see so many of, It's not a big castle so it's only going to take a little while to explore. There's a big car park outside so if you're driving, the signage is... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Took a bit of working out how to find this one but with a bit of faith we kept going down the tiny lane to the castle. Great ruin in good condition, loved that you could walk around the top & get great views. Worth a visit.

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N Wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We followed the brown signs from Lostwithiel and parked in the ample sized free car park just below the entrance. Slight incline to the shop / kiosk. £3.80 per adult or £4.20 if you want to pay gift aid. Guide book available for £2.99. The surrounding area is well maintained, with some beautiful flowers, shrubs and wild grasses. I liked... More 

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Additional Information about Restormel Castle

Address: Address: Restormel Road, Lostwithiel PL22 0EE, England
Phone Number: 0370-333-1181
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Lostwithiel
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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