Pendennis Castle

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Pendennis Castle: Built between 1540 and 1545 for King Henry VIII to guard the entrance to the River Fal on its west bank, near Falmouth. St Mawes Castle is its opposite number on the east bank and they were built to defend Carrick Roads from Spanish attack. The castle comprises a simple round tower and gate enclosed by a lower curtain wall.

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Stone castle:7.4/10
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Opening times (April - June, September):
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10:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 16:0010:00 - 17:00

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10:00 - 18:0010:00 - 18:0010:00 - 18:0010:00 - 18:0010:00 - 18:0010:00 - 16:0010:00 - 18:00

Opening times (October - March):
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10:00 - 16:0010:00 - 16:0010:00 - 16:0010:00 - 16:0010:00 - 16:0010:00 - 16:0010:00 - 16:00
*Closed 24 December - 26 December, 1 January

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£5.50£2.80£4.40£13.80

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Address: Pendennis Castle, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 4LP, UK
Phone: +44 1326 316594
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