This cosy self catering, holiday apartment is situated in one of the most attractive and interesting small market towns in Cornwall.
In the 13th century Lostwithiel was the Cornish capital and prospered from the profits of tin and wool. There are many interesting historic buildings within the town, including the Old Duchy Palace and St Bartholomews church which has an unusual octagonal Breton-style spire. Opposite the Guildhall which dates from 1740 is an informative local history museum.
Perched on a hill, north of the town is the circular build Restormel Castle, its strategic position enjoys magnificent views across flat meadows and Duchy of Cornwall woodland. The castle was rebuilt in the middle ages by Edmund, Earl of Cornwall.
The town is peaceful and boasts an interesting selection of antique and craft shops together with a section of well supported independent shops including bakeries, butcher and post office. There are many interesting old pubs and atmospheric restaurants.
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Old Duchy Palace