Discover the magic of the ancient town of Lostwithiel.
Founded in Norman times, the town has a rich and varied history, much of which is still in evidence today. From the imposing Restormel Castle to the Duchy Palace and 14th century church dedicated to Saint Bartholomew, everywhere you look you will see beautiful preserved reminders of Cornwall’s past. You can join a guide for a historic walk of the town during the summer months.
Now well known as the antiques capital of Cornwall, Lostwithiel is a charming friendly town with a thriving community. It mixes a quirky array of shops, galleries, pubs and places to eat with its two riverside parks, perfect for a stroll, picnic, fishing or watching wildlife. Lostwithiel has a mainline railway station and is ideally placed for exploring the whole of Cornwall.
Situated directly on the St Micheal's ley line, many believe that Lostwithiel is steeped in powerful energetic properties, making it a popular place for healing, well-being and for maintaining popular traditions.
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There are plenty of places to stay in Lostwithiel and the choice of restaurants and places for refreshments are plentiful. This includes the Duchy Nursery and restaurant offering a range of locally sourced food all overlooking Restormel Castle. In town, there are pubs and restaurants to choose from.