Steeped in Cornish Heritage with an array of attractions for all interests and ages, the ancient market town of Liskeard has something for everyone. Located 12 miles east of stunning Bodmin Moor, a 25-minute train journey from Plymouth and a short drive from the south coast, it’s the perfect base for days out in East Cornwall.
Liskeard retains much of its Victorian and Georgian architectural charm, also found in the quaint mining villages that surround it. Discover the heart of the town and pick up a family-friendly Heritage Trail guide from the tourist information centre, choosing from the range of charming tea rooms and traditional pubs for refreshments along the way.
The town offers a great shopping experience. You’ll find an eclectic range of independent stores including antique and vintage emporiums as well as delis selling local produce – all on a pedestrianised street.
Liskeard is well worth making time for. Spend an afternoon on the characterful high street or extend your stay to take in the sites and attractions of the surrounding area.
‘The Cattle Market’, Liskeard’s hub for independent traders situated at the heart of the town. The area has a friendly and lively atmosphere where you can pick up a bargain on one-of-a-kind vintage books, antiques and crafts.
The Looe Valley Railway Line – step back in time embarking on a scenic journey taking you 9 miles through the idyllic Cornish countryside to the small coastal town of Looe.