St Mawes Castle, St Mawes

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  • Discovered this little castle via Tripadvisor and well it was worth it. The castle itself is relatively small however has some spectacular views. There is a free audio guide available which gives you ...  more »
  • Great little Castle well maintained, lovely little shop , not far to walk to from the ferry . Fantastic views over the bay , little windy today well worth a visit  more »
  • Built by Henry 8th, this castle mirrors Pendennis Castle across the water. A trip through time to explore the castle and outside grounds, far more to see than initially expected.  more »
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  • We have walked past this so many times as we live fairly close by. Kept saying, must visit, we'll we did and very much appreciated the visit, very helpful lady on the entrance, walked all the way around and though the castle, plenty of information about, lovely views all the way around, bought some local jam, came out and surprisingly realised that we had been in for about 2 hours. We'll worth a visit.
  • Mostly unfurnished castle with lots of walking and narrow staircases. Audio tour was excellent. Could do more with period or repro furniture to add to ambience. Could be rather muddy if wet in parts. Small car park close to entrance.
  • A grand design. More garrison than castle but still a great build. Lovely views across the river mouth(s).
  • Amazing place beautiful village and a lovely walk up to the Henry V111 castle. Looks over to Pendennis Castle. Magnificent
  • Excellent little castle, very friendly and helpful staff with a nice little village walking distance with good places to eat.
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