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Pendennis Castle

43 locals recommend ·
About this place
Pendennis Castle, Falmouth, is one of the finest of the mighty fortresses built by Henry VIII to defend the country against invasion. The castle has seen action in many conflicts and was one of the last royalist strongholds to fall during the English Civil War.
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Location
TR11 4LP
Phone01326 316594
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM

Tips from locals

Alice
Alice
July 27, 2019
Historical and beautiful views
David
David
July 22, 2019
Set on a headland with breathtaking views out to sea, Pendennis Castle is one of Henry VIII’s finest coastal fortresses. The picturesque castle has defended Cornwall since Tudor times and played a vital role during the two World Wars. Today, you can experience the sights and sounds of battle, meet…
Carrie
Carrie
April 29, 2019
Historic Castle on the point of Falmouth, panoramic views of St Mawes, Falmouth beach front. Nice place to walk/run/cycle - drive to and sit and eat fish and chips!
Jessica
Jessica
March 29, 2019
English Heritage site. Take a picnic and find a spot overlooking Falmouth Bay. Keep an eye out for special events on their website!
Andy
Andy
February 16, 2019
An English Heritage site. Worth a look around, and food from the cafe isn't bad either! But if you fancy saving yourself a few quid you can park in the car park and walk the perimeter - which is about a 40 minute walk (more if you have to stop for the gun firing!)