St Mawes Castle seen from the sea

There are twelve castles in Cornwall. Some are still lived in and some have been ruins for centuries but they all have fascinating stories to tell.

The castles are listed below and some have links to a castle guide with information, photos and video.

The locations of all the castles in Cornwall are shown on the map at the bottom of the page.

The image shows St Mawes Castle on the Roseland peninsula as seen from the sea.

Castles in Cornwall

Caerhays Castle near Gorran Haven
Launceston Castle in Launceston
Pendennis Castle in Falmouth
Restormel near Lostwithiel
St Catherine’s Castle near Fowey
St Mawes Castle near St Mawes
St Michael’s Mount near Penzance
Tintagel Castle near Tintagel

Castles in the Isles of Scilly

Garrison Walls on St Mary's
Harry’s Walls on St Mary's

Cromwell’s Castle on Tresco
King Charles’s Castle on Tresco


View Castles in Cornwall in a larger map