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Charlestown Town in Cornwall

Photograph of Charlestown


Charlestown was a Georgian 'new town', a port development planned by local landowner Charles Rashleigh (after whom it was named) and built between 1790 and 1810 for the export of copper and china clay.
Throughout the nineteenth century the little dock was packed with ships and the harbourside sheds and warehouses thronged with complementary businesses: boatbuilding, ropemaking, brickworks, lime burning, net houses, bark houses and pilchard curing.

Events near Charlestown

Sat, 22 Sep (ca. 21 km)

Cornwall Air Ambulance Runway Runaround 2018

Sat, 22 Sep (ca. 20 km)

The Labrador Rescue Family Fun Dog Show

Sat, 29 Sep (ca. 2 km)

Whitegold Festival

Thu, 18 - Wed, 24 Oct (ca. 2 km)

Silver and Metal Clay Narrative Jewellery with Iwona Tamborska

Tue, 30 Oct (ca. 24 km)

Fright Night: Murder Mystery

Thu, 1 Nov (ca. 17 km)

The Celtic Feast of SAMHAIN

Thu, 8 - Mon, 12 Nov (ca. 23 km)

Jagers Country Music Festival

Sat, 17 Nov (ca. 21 km)

Cornish Winter Fair

Sat, 24 - Sun, 25 Nov (ca. 24 km)

Christmas Fair

Sun, 25 Nov (ca. 21 km)

Devon and Cornwall Waterfowl Show and Sale

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Dining out near Charlestown

Local Accommodation


Cottage Holidays

There is a great choice of cottages for rent in the local area. Take a look at the beautiful cottages in Charlestown, St. Austell, St Austell and St Blazey.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:

arrowSt Blazey

arrowSt. Austell





Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:

	arrowSt Austell

	arrowSt. Austell




Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Fowey, Mevagissey, St Austell and Bodmin Moor.

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