Dog Friendly Day Out in South West England

Nr Restmorel Road
PL22 0EE

Telephone: 01208 872687
Telephone: 0870 3331181
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DogPeople Says : Restormel Castle

Hamish visited in April 2010 on a bright spring day. The castle is set on a hill well away from main roads and is an idyllic peaceful ruin. Hamish, who had already had quite a busy day, was happy to lie in the inner bailey whilst his people explored the ruins. The inner bailey wall is almost complete and its wall walk provides fabulous views. When we visited the ditch was full of primroses – beautiful.


Hamish Rests in the Shade Hamish Outside the Inner Bailey Wall Ditch Full of Primroses

Key Info:
Located 1.5 miles North of Lostwithiel off A390 (OS Map 200; ref SX 104614). Parking 200m from entrance. Picnics welcome in grounds.

If you have a spare hour or two why not take your dog somewhere new and explore Restormel Castle. It stands on an earlier Norman mound surrounded by a deep dry ditch, atop a high spur beside the River Fowey. This site is ideal for dogs who need space to enjoy their walks.

Opening Times:
Check the English Heritage website for details.

Dog Restrictions:
Dogs on leads are welcome at Restormel Castle. Please note that restrictions may apply to certain areas of the site.

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