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Lostwithiel is an attractive historic town with a medieval bridge over the River Fowey. It was an important centre for the tin trade and is well known today for its many antique shops. Arrive in good time for your train if you need to go over the level crossing, once the barriers are down you cannot cross. Also be aware that Lostwithiel has a short platform and you must be ready to alight from the appropriate coaches of longer trains.

TI Pleyber Christ Way. Tel. 01208 872207.

Holiday Cottages in Cornwall

If you plan to book a self-catering cottage in the countryside or a small village check the location carefully and remember to plan your grocery shopping.

Cornwall Cornwall National Trust Holidays

Lostwithiel Museum 16 Fore Street, ¼ mile

Housed in the Georgian Corn Exchange and adjoining Town Gaol, the museum's exhibits and displays cover the town's history. Admission free.
Open Apr-Sep, M-S 1030-1630.

Restormel Castle EH 1½ miles

The 13th century circular shell-keep encloses the principal rooms of the castle in remarkably good condition, standing on an earlier Norman mound surrounded by a deep dry ditch. Good views of the surrounding countryside. Picnic area. Tel. 01208 872687.
Open Apr-Oct, Daily 1000-1700 (1800 Jul-Aug, 1600 Oct).

Lostwithiel map

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