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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

Thu, 26 - Mon, 30 Oct (ca. 21 km)

BLOODHOUND Supersonic Car Trial Run

Sat, 28 Oct (ca. 22 km)

Charlie Landsborough 2017 UK Tour at Truro Hall For Cornwall

Mon, 30 Oct (ca. 24 km)

Fright Night at Newquay Zoo

Wed, 1 Nov (ca. 17 km)

The Celtic Feast of SAMHAIN

Sat, 18 (ca. 21 km)

The Cornish Winter Fair

Wed, 22 Nov (ca. 22 km)

Truro City of Lights Festival

Sat, 25 (ca. 2 km)

19th Annual Celtic Beer Festival

Fri, 1 - Sun, 24 Dec (ca. 24 km)

Bedruthan Christmas Grotto 2017

Thu, 1 Feb (ca. 17 km)

Feast of Imbolc

Mon, 5 Mar (ca. 17 km)

St. Piran's Day

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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


arrowSt Columb Major



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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