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Restormel Castle

Restormel Castle

Type: Castle/Fort

English Heritage

Crowning a hill, commanding a major crossing of the River Fowey, the Castle stands within a deep and wide dry moat. The circular wall forms a large 13th Century Shell Keep, with domestic buildings inside and a large, rectangular chapel protruding outside it. The Keep is entered through a strong gateway that projects into the moat. The original Castle was a wooden stronghold with many important buildings protected by only a timber palisade. The later stone castle with impressive rooms and large windows was more a symbol of status and power than a fortress.

SERVICES:
Parking, toilets, retail point, special events. 15% discount for groups of 11 or more.

OPEN:

1/4 - 30/6 open daily - 10:00 - 17:00

1/7 - 31/8 open daily - 10:00 - 18:00

1/9 - 30/9 open daily - 10:00 - 17:00

1/10 - 31/10 open daily 10:00 - 16:00

Closed 1/11/11 to 31/3/12

Contact Details

Castleton
LOSTWITHIEL
CORNWALL
PL22 0EE

Tel: +44 01208 872687

Ticket Information

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
5 - 15£1.60 per ticket
Adult£3.20 per ticket
concession£2.70 per ticket
under 5 freeFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Opening Times

01/07/2014 - 31/08/2014
01/09/2014 - 31/10/2014
01/04/2015 - 30/06/2015

Facilities

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.

Provider Preferences

  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction

Accessibility

  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Catering

  • Picnic Site

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Approx length of visit - 1 Hour
  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Delta accepted
  • Euros accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 55
  • Min group size - 11
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Toilets

Specialist Features

  • Marketed towards families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

Road Directions

From the A390: Located 1.5 miles north of Lostwithiel off the A390

Public Transport Directions

From Lostwithiel station station it is 1.5 miles to Restormel Castle.