Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

RESTORMEL CASTLE


RESTORMEL CASTLE
Photo Charles Taylor

Initally a wooden motte & bailey built in 1100, it was then rebuilt with stone walls at the end of the 12th century. It has a large shell keep with the remains of buildings inside. It was in a state of ruin by the 16th century, but it was used for the last time during the Civil War.

English Heritage, open summer season.


Photo Charles Taylor Photo Charles Taylor Photo Charles Taylor Photo Charles Taylor
Photo Charles Taylor Photo Charles Taylor Photo Charles Taylor Photo Andrew Tivenan

 

Directions
Just north of the A390 near Lostwithiel
estormel Rd, Lostwithiel, Cornwall PL22 0EE

 



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