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Historic harbours, shipwrecks and a taste of coastal life

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Visit Charlestown

Perched on the stunning South Cornwall coast is the historic village of Charlestown which offers the perfect mix of coast and countryside, and places you near to some of the finest tourist attractions in Cornwall. As you approach from a distance you’ll spot the imposing presence of the tall ships in the harbour and a number of pubs cafés, and restaurants that surround it providing the perfect place to spend an afternoon admiring the beauty of the village.

Map showing the location of Charlestown, Cornwall

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A Local's Guide to Charlestown

A popular coastal destination on the south coast of Cornwall, Charlestown is home to the famous tall ships, sandy beaches as well as amazing coastal walking and fun family attractions. The Shipwreck museum has the largest private collection of shipwreck artefacts in Europe and the resident ship Kisjamoor offers tours into the history and working past of the Cornwall coast.

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An historic gem

Charlestown Shipwreck and Heritage centre is the main attraction in the village, providing fun for all ages and housing the largest private collection of its kind on display in Europe. Cornwall’s most famous tourist attraction the Eden Project is 10 minutes away, great for a family day out, or you can head to the picturesque port of Fowey, a 20-minute drive from the village.

If you want to explore the area on foot, the South West Coast Path passes through Charlestown and there are a number of walks in the local area that will provide breathtaking views out to sea and of the surrounding headlands. After a busy day exploring, grab a drink at The Rashleigh Arms, a cosy coastal inn, or dine al-fresco on the roof terrace at Wreckers, a quirky seafood and steak restaurant overlooking the harbour.

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