The Historic Cornish Port of Charlestown

Scenic historic port with sailing ships surrounded by restaurants, pubs and art shops.
About Charlestown

Scenic historic port with sailing ships surrounded by restaurants, pubs and art shops.

Charlestown is a charming harbour village in Cornwall that is sure to delight visitors with its picturesque setting and rich maritime history.The harbour is a must-see destination, offering plenty of opportunities for fun and adventure. Visitors can take a tour of one of the tall ships that call the harbour home, or even go for a sail on one of them. You can also take a stroll along the harbour and take in the sights and sounds of the boats coming and going, or simply relax and enjoy a drink or a bite to eat at one of the harbourside cafes or pubs.For a great meal, be sure to check out The Long Store, a local favorite that offers a wide range of delicious seafood dishes. The Harbourside Restaurant and the Shipwreck Café are also worth a visit, they serve traditional Cornish fare.For a pint, The Kings Head Inn is a traditional pub with a great selection of beers, and the Ship Inn is a popular spot for live music and a cozy atmosphere.The Charlestown Shipwreck & Heritage Centre is a must-visit for history buffs. The museum tells the story of the shipwrecks that have occurred off the coast of Charlestown and displays artifacts recovered from the wrecks.In addition to the above, Charlestown also offers beautiful coastline, beaches and cliff walks. The village is also a great place to start exploring the surrounding area, including St Austell and the Eden Project.

Scenic Port with interesting historic sailing boatsGift and art shopsRestaurants and pubs

Holiday Accommodation

Three coastal holiday lets in Cornwall close to beaches and top attractions:

Cornwall Holiday Cottage

Seaside Holiday Cottage

Traditional cottage close to beach with stunning seaviews

Porthpean Holiday Apartment

Porthpean Apartment

Modern apartment close to beach with seaviews

North Cornwall Holiday Accommodation

Atlantic Escape

Northcoast holiday bungulow with large private garden near Padstow and beaches


Coastal holiday accommodation in Cornwall suitable for relaxing holidays and short breaks close to beaches and attractions.