Castles In Cornwall

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With its extensive coastline, Cornwall has always had a need to be defended against invaders thorough out the ages; this makes the coastal castles, forts and defensives some of the largest and historic in the whole of the British Isles.
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    Launceston Castle - 173 Miles (4.7)
    Set on a large natural mound, Launceston Castle dominates the surrounding landscape. Begun soon aft…Similar
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    Kilkhampton Castle - 175 Miles (5.1)
    The mediaeval castle at Kilkhampton is situated to the west of the modern day village and stands on…Similar
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    Helsbury Castle - 189 Miles (4.9)
    An Iron Age hillfort comprising a single bank and external ditch enclosing an area about 140 metres…Similar
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    Tintagel Castle - 189 Miles (3.7)
    With its spectacular location on Cornwall's dramatic and windswept Atlantic coastline, Tintagel is …Similar
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    Restormel Castle - 191 Miles (5.4)
    The great 13th-century circular shell-keep of Restormel still encloses the principal rooms of the c…Similar
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    St Catherines Castle - 192 Miles (4.7)
    One of a pair of small artillery forts built by Henry VIII in the 1530s to defend Fowey Harbour, co…Similar
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    Castle Dore - 192 Miles (4.9)
    It consists of circular bank and ditch enclosure with a second enclosure nearby thought to have bee…Similar
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    Helman Tor - 193 Miles (4.9)
    Is a County Geological Site and there are the remains of a Neolithic hill settlementSimilar
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    Rumps - 198 Miles (4.1)
    The Rumps is an Iron Age promontory fort on Pentire PointSimilar
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    Castle an Dinas - 200 Miles (6.4)
    is an Iron Age hillfort and is considered one of the most important hillforts in the southwest of B…Similar
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    Caerhays Castle - 203 Miles (7.7)
    Caerhays Castle, which is owned by the Williams family is located in a sheltered valley overlooking…Similar
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    St Anthony Head - 212 Miles (5.9)
    At the southernmost tip of the Roseland peninsula, St Anthony Head overlooks the spectacular entran…Similar
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    St Mawes Castle - 212 Miles (6.9)
    The best preserved and most elaborately decorated of Henry VIII's coastal fortresses, St Mawes was …Similar
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    Pendennis Castle - 213 Miles (7.4)
    Built between 1540 and 1545 for King Henry VIII to guard the entrance to the River Fal on its west …Similar
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    Carn Brea Castle - 219 Miles
    Carn Brea Castle is a 14th century stone twin towered fortress. Standing within the impressive ramp…Similar
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    Castle Pencair - 227 Miles (7.9)
    An Iron Age hillfort of Castle Pencaire, two Iron Age or Romano-British defended settlements or Rou…Similar
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    Pengersick Castle - 228 Miles
    There is evidence of 5000 years of history at Pengersick, going back to the Bronze Age. A tour of t…Similar
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    St Michaels Mount - 232 Miles (7.2)
    Rocky island crowned by medieval church and castle, home to a living community. One of England's mo…Similar
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    Chun Downs - 237 Miles (3.4)
    Chun Downs is 22ha (54 acres) of scrub land, containing two prehistoric sites; Chun Castle and Chun…Similar
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    Caer Bran Hillfort - 238 Miles (4.1)
    59 acres of Moorland through which a path leads to Caer Bran hillfortSimilar
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    Old Blockhouse - 271 Miles (5.4)
    Substantial remains of a small 16th-century gun tower protecting Old Grimsby harbour, vigorously de…Similar
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    Harrys Walls - 271 Miles (4.4)
    An unfinished artillery fort, built above St Mary's Pool harbour in 1551.Similar
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    King Charless Castle - 271 Miles (5.4)
    King Charles's Castle is a coastal artillery fort built 1550-1554 during the reign of Edward VI. It…Similar
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    Cromwells Castle - 271 Miles (5.4)
    Standing on a rocky promontory guarding the lovely anchoragebetween Bryher and Tresco, this round t…Similar
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