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Launceston Castle - English Heritage

From the motte of this Norman castle, you'll enjoy the most fantastic views. Launceston was the former capital of Cornwall and the castle, commanding the town and surrounding countryside, controlled the main entry route into the county. Discover the castle's 1000 year history from one of the great strongholds of the Earls of Cornwall to town gaol to World War II hospital.

Opening Times

Open from 10am daily, April to October, Closed November to March. 

Telephone number: 
01566 772365
English Heritage
Castle Lodge
PL15 7DR