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Charlestown Harbour is set on the rugged, stunning, South Cornish Coastline. Charlestown is the last open 18th Century Georgian harbour in the UK and is proud to be a UNESCO world heritage site. When you enter Charlestown Harbour you are transported...more
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Charlestown Harbour, Charlestown, St Austell PL25 3NJ, England
All reviews old harbour harbour side car park places to eat and drink small port pubs and restaurants port area great sandwiches visiting friends and family pier house well worth a visit shipwreck centre art galleries sailing ship great eating places carlyon bay working port
Drove down to the coast to have a bit of a wander and stumbled upon Charlestown Harbour. The harbour itself is quaint and some really nice old fashioned sail ships were being restored there.
The walls go right around and a few kids were jumping...More
Charlestown harbour is very interesting. It usually has a large sailing ship moored there. I believe it is also used in the Poldark TV series.It was also used for the export of China clay. well worth a visit.
The view is as in the Poldark series but I did not pay to go down onto the dock as I could see what I wanted to from the area around the dock. Car parking was reasonable price and in a very good place not...More
We intended going down onto the harbour side whilst visiting Charlestown, but took one look at the prices and decided to view it from above. The price per adult was £11.50 and £4.50 for each child over 5 years. Apart from going on the ship,...More
Visiting Cornwall for a three day break in our caravan some 30 minutes from Charlestown a visit was definitely on our things to do.
This quaint town with its old harbour which in years past was both vibrant and colourful with many seafaring activities taking...More
Visited here on a cool April morning.
This tiny little port is something out of the past, aside from its modern hostelries. There is a sprinkling of pubs cafes and food establishments some of which also have rooms. There is a small pay and display...More
Shane is correct in that Charlestown is a compact village, and easily walked around. However it is full of interesting buildings, most are original and date from when the harbour was developed by Charles Rashleigh. I was not... More
Shane is correct in that Charlestown is a compact village, and easily walked around. However it is full of interesting buildings, most are original and date from when the harbour was developed by Charles Rashleigh. I was not aware of any guided tour when I stayed there in the autumn, but would certainly have been interested to join one if I could, as I am sure I would have learned much more.