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Charlestown, St Austell PL25 3NJ, England
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“tall ship” (48 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Charlestown, St Austell PL25 3NJ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well worth a visit! small place but views absolutely breathtaking and plenty of places to get food, drink or somewhere to stay. Will be back

Thank jacksamuelTruro
Reviewed 2 days ago

The museum was interesting and atmospheric, lots of oddities and bits of historic vessels, weapons and cargo. The tall ships experience was a total rip off and to be avoided, there is one dog eared ship which can be boarded but visitors aren't allowed below...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love Charlestown with its beautiful scenery and lovely restaurants. Like to explore the tall ships and the beach

Thank ldalyborrowdale
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very attractive old port with limited parking and car park which accepts neither notes or cards and gives no change.Featured in episodes of Poldark so obviously proving an attraction and very plaesant walk around.

Thank Allan F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely small but still working harbour currently used in recent bbc Poldark. Lovely harbour restaurants and views, worth a visit but imagine it is busy when the sun is out!!

Thank angela s
Reviewed 6 days ago

Enjoyed an evening walk round the harbour and drinks and dinner in one of the restaurants. A good range of places to eat and drink, our landlady said we wouldn't go far wrong with any of them. The shipwreck museum looked interesting, but we weren't...More

Thank alternomen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely place to call into. Lovely and clean,friendly and welcoming. Did not stay for food but would recommend people to visit.

Thank Phil R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This has been the setting for quite a few TV dramas and films , e.g "Poldark". The village is unspoilt and as you walk around you are transported back in history . The harbour has a collection of sailing ships, one of which you are...More

Thank pierater
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Be sure to visit this gem. Park in the public car park. There is the harbour which has been used as a film set for series such as Poldark, visit the Shipwreck museum, numerous craft, art and gift shops. There are many excellent eateries and...More

Thank Jeanwats0n
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting harbour which is used in films and TV programmes. The settlement is picturesque with walks along the cliffs and sea shore. There are plenty of places to eat. There is a large car park which, I suspect, would get very busy at peak times.

Thank CTtraveller55
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Is there anywhere undercover to eat a picnic ? Even if it's just a shelter in a park somewhere or on a beach ? Just in case we go on a wet day ! Thanks.
17 April 2017|
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Response from James L | Reviewed this property |
Not an under cover kind of place but a very nice pub with great garden pleanty of beach space so you could take a large brolly
How far from St Austell's train station is it? Close enough to walk there?
22 January 2017|
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Response from Robertscargill | Reviewed this property |
About 1.6 miles total , from the station along Alexander road, Victoria road and over the roundabout to Charlestown road then follow the hill down to the village. You could easily get a taxi or bus from the centre of St... More
Can anyone advise if there is any children's play area in Charlestown....a little park area maybe with slide/swings etc? Thanks
10 January 2017|
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Response from onz69 | Reviewed this property |
Hi,yes at the beginning of the entrance