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Launceston

LOCATION: east Cornwall    PARKING: yes     FACILITIES: yes

Lanceston Castle

Cornish: Lannstevan

 

Overlooking the town is the impressive ruins of Launceston Castle. As well as being an excellent lookout position, it is almost immune to flooding!

 

The poet Charles Causley (one time contender for Poet Laureate) was a native and long-standing resident of Launceston - he was born here and also died in the town, and Launceston is also one of the most important towns in Daphne du Maurier's novel Jamaica Inn.

 

The recipe for Cornish Fairings is said to have originated here.

 

The earliest known Cornish mint was at Launceston

Tide Times Holiday Accommodation - Cider House, Launceston

Cider House (ref: CV45) - sleeps 4 - no pets

 

Something for all the family awaits you here at St Leonards. Choose one of the 4 lovely barn conversions at this riding school.......more

Holiday Cottages in Launceston

Holiday Accommodation - The Thatch Cottage, Launceston

The Thatch Cottage (ref: 13848) - sleeps 4 - no pets

 

This truly charming Grade II listed cottage, with a thatched roof, open beams and low ceilings, offers very good quality holiday accommodation.....more

Holiday Accommodation - Venton Lace, Congdons Shop

Venton Lace (ref: 28931) - sleeps 7 - no pets

 

Venton Lace is a spacious, detached holiday cottage that nestles in glorious Cornish countryside on the edge of Bodmin Moor......more