Launceston, an old town with a compact shopping centre, sited at a major road junction, which was once the county capital.
The town has a tourist information centre in Market Street.
Ideal if you like churches, try St Mary Magdalene for it's 16th century granite carving, St Thomas's for the largest font in Cornwall, and St Stephen-by-Launceston, 1.5 miles north by the Golf Club, as this church was the mother church of the town.
Trethorne Leisure Farm Fun time for children.
Launceston Castle Ruined Norman keep and gateway, with gardens.
Lawrence House Museum The museum is in a Georgian house.
Roadford Lake Country Park 6.9 miles Good for circular walks and water sports.
Launceston Steam Railway Take a trip on this narrow-gauge railway.
Tamar Otter & Wildlife Centre See the otters !
Travel across the remote Bodmin Moor and stop at Bolventor.
Towns Near Launceston To Visit - straight line distance:Bratton Clovelly (9.32 miles) Callington (9.50 miles) Bolventor (10.37 miles) Lydford (11.07 miles)