A visit to Charlestown is a great day out for all the family. From 30th March – 31st October, the Inner Harbour is open to the public, free of charge, and a tour of this unique area showcases Charlestown’s unique history. There are also a range of food and drink offerings, as well as the chance to go on board the beautiful tall ship Kajsamoor.
The remainder of Charlestown Harbour is open all year round, and a walk around the quays and beaches is truly breathtaking. There is also a great choice of places to eat and drink in Charlestown.
Charlestown has a rich and fascinating history that visitors can explore during a scenic tour of the Inner Harbour.
Charlestown has an incredibly varied history from its early beginnings exporting copper and tin through to modern times. From Charles Rashleigh and John Smeaton through to The Three Musketeers and Poldark, there are many fascinating facts about this stunning and unique spot on the South Cornwall Coast.
Charlestown Harbour is synonymous with some of the most famous TV and film productions. It’s unspoilt working harbour and surrounding areas have made it perfect for the likes of Poldark, Dr Who, The Three Musketeers and Taboo.
Our 3D virtual tour of Charlestown Harbour was filmed in the winter and gives a glimpse of the beauty of the Harbour and surrounding areas. Click on the information icons for some fascinating facts and details.
The Charlestown Harbour Team does everything from maintain our World Heritage Site, to manage the working Harbour, to providing a fascinating visitor experience and coordinating film productions.
We run a variety events and markets throughout the year. These include food and drink markets selling local produce, music events, seasonal celebrations and other exciting events. Our events are updated on our Facebook and Instagram pages.