Founded in Norman times, the town has a rich and varied history, much of which is still in evidence today. From the imposing Restormel Castle to the Duchy Palace and 14th century church dedicated to Saint Bartholomew, everywhere you look you will see beautiful preserved reminders of Cornwall’s past. You can join a guide for a historic walk of the town during the summer months.
Now well known as the antiques capital of Cornwall, Lostwithiel is a charming friendly town with a thriving community. It mixes a quirky array of shops, galleries, pubs and places to eat with its two riverside parks, perfect for a stroll, picnic, fishing or watching wildlife. Lostwithiel has a mainline railway station and is ideally placed for exploring the whole of Cornwall.