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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 port car park places to eat and drink small port pubs and restaurants port area great sandwiches visiting friends and family pier house sailing ship shipwreck museum art galleries great eating places worth a visit unusual place working port small family
we visit regularly and love the walk down to the quay and stop off to walk along the side of the 2 old ships was shocked to see I now have to pay £11.50 (this does include a visit to the museum) but I have...More
Fantastic harbour steeped in historical information, also where Poldark was made and still is but be aware on filming days the viewing area is away from where the filming is done. The area is now owned by the filming company so obviously you will have...More
We walked on the coastpath and visited the harbour on a working day during low tide. It was not crowded and we had a nice place in a small cafe. The coffee and the pasties werde excellence. We went around the harbour and the beach...More
We love this little harbour. With a great little beach for the little one to throw stones into and the poldark esk harbour that just looks the traditional harbour part we can sit and watch the tide come in then go out. A few places...More
This is a pretty harbour, where you can pay to walk around the quayside where they film Poldark. There is also a Shipwreck Museum. Next to the car park is a courtyard of shops with an interesting antiques centre upstairs. The beach is pebbles. Across...More
Visited on quite an overcast and windy day so experience was a little limited as a bit too cold to wander around.
Very picturesque and plenty of bars and eateries to choose from.
There is a heritage centre (we didn't go) and good car parking...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.